Prairie Village KS

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Prairie Village, KS Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Housing Finance Agency.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2020. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

Prairie Village Housing Market Information

With 22,389 people, 9,727 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $319,835, Prairie Village real estate is some of the most expensive in Kansas, although Prairie Village home values aren't among America's most expensive.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Prairie Village, accounting for 86.47% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Prairie Village include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 8.54%), row houses and other attached homes ( 2.72%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 2.19%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Prairie Village. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 77.60% of Prairie Village's homes, and 69.52% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

At the end of World War II, American soldiers returned home triumphant and, with the help of the GI Bill, built homes by the millions on the edges of America's cities. These homes were predominantly capes and ranches, modest in size, but built to house a growing middle-class as the 20th century became the American century. Prairie Village's housing was primarily built during this period, from the '40s through the '60s. A full 79.47% of the city's housing hails from this era. Other housing ages represented in Prairie Village include homes built between 1970-1999 ( 17.27%) and housing constructed before 1939 ( 1.83%). There's also some housing in Prairie Village built between 2000 and later ( 1.44%).

Prairie Village Home Appreciation Rates

In the last 10 years, Prairie Village has experienced some of the highest home appreciation rates of any community in the nation. Prairie Village real estate appreciated 56.04% over the last ten years, which is an average annual home appreciation rate of 4.55%, putting Prairie Village in the top 20% nationally for real estate appreciation. If you are a home buyer or real estate investor, Prairie Village definitely has a track record of being one of the best long term real estate investments in America through the last ten years.

NeighborhoodScout's data show that during the latest twelve months, Prairie Village's appreciation rate, at 5.19%, has been at or slightly above the national average. In the latest quarter, Prairie Village's appreciation rate has been 1.69%, which annualizes to a rate of 6.95%.

Relative to Kansas, our data show that Prairie Village's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 70% of the other cities and towns in Kansas.

One very important thing to keep in mind is that these are average appreciation rates for the city. Individual neighborhoods within Prairie Village differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Prairie Village - or in any city or town - that have the best track record of real estate appreciation, by the latest quarter, the last year, 2 years, 5 years, 10 years, or even since 2000, to assist you in making the best Prairie Village real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:

Prairie Village, KS HOME PRICES

Value Range
> $1,265,000 3.2
$948,001 - $1,265,000 5.2
$632,001 - $948,000 7.8
$506,001 - $632,000 8.9
$380,001 - $506,000 15.3
$253,001 - $380,000 26.6
$126,001 - $253,000 30.0
$63,001 - $126,000 1.6
$0 - $63,000 1.4

Very High for KS
Very High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
18.7036496350365 2.82685512367491

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Prairie Village Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2019 Q4 - 2020 Q1
Last 12 Months:
2019 Q1 - 2020 Q1
Last 2 Years:
2018 Q1 - 2020 Q1
Last 5 Years:
2015 Q1 - 2020 Q1
Last 10 Years:
2010 Q1 - 2020 Q1
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2020 Q1
97.63% 3.42%
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,661 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 77.60
Renters 22.40
Vacant 6.85

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF Prairie Village HOMES
2000 or Newer 1.4
1970 - 1999 17.3
1940 - 1969 79.5
1939 or Older 1.8

Types of Homes

TYPE OF Prairie Village HOMES
Single-Family 86.5
Townhomes 2.7
Small Apt. Buildings 2.2
Apt. Complexes 8.5
Mobile Homes 0.1
Other 0.0

Home Size

SIZE OF Prairie Village HOMES
No Bedroom 0.60
1 Bedroom 4.53
2 Bedrooms 18.27
3 Bedrooms 46.35
4 Bedrooms 23.17
5 or more bedrooms 7.08