Ulysses, KS


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Ulysses, 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 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

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

Ulysses Housing Market Information

With 6,097 people, 2,090 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $82,065, house prices in Ulysses are solidly below the national average.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Ulysses, accounting for 72.32% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Ulysses include mobile homes or trailers ( 22.03%), large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 4.44%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 1.21%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Ulysses. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 74.32% of Ulysses's homes, and 61.28% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

There is a lot of housing in Ulysses built from 1970 to 1999 so parts of town may have that "Brady Bunch" look of homes popular in the '70s and early '80s, although some of these houses were built up through the early '90s as well. There is also a lot of housing in Ulysses built between 1940-1969 ( 35.49%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 13.77%). There's also some housing in Ulysses built before 1939 ( 1.70%).

Ulysses Home Appreciation Rates

In the last 10 years, Ulysses has experienced some of the highest home appreciation rates of any community in the nation. Ulysses real estate appreciated 18.14% over the last ten years, which is an average annual home appreciation rate of 1.68%, putting Ulysses in the top 20% nationally for real estate appreciation. If you are a home buyer or real estate investor, Ulysses definitely has a track record of being one of the best long term real estate investments in America through the last ten years.

Over the last year, Ulysses appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Ulysses's appreciation rate has been -0.78%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Ulysses were at 1.04%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 4.23%.

Relative to Kansas, our data show that Ulysses's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 90% of the other cities and towns in Kansas.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,022,000 0.0
$766,001 - $1,022,000 0.0
$511,001 - $766,000 0.0
$409,001 - $511,000 2.3
$307,001 - $409,000 1.8
$204,001 - $307,000 7.5
$102,001 - $204,000 35.9
$51,001 - $102,000 28.9
$0 - $51,000 23.6

Low for KS
Very Low for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
89.1362943864995 72.6950354609929

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Ulysses Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2016 Q4 - 2017 Q1
Last 12 Months:
2016 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 2 Years:
2015 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 5 Years:
2012 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 10 Years:
2007 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2017 Q1
27.03% 1.40% 2 3
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$745 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 74.32
Renters 25.68
Vacant 6.24

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 13.8
1970 - 1999 49.0
1940 - 1969 35.5
1939 or Older 1.7

Types of Homes

Single-Family 72.3
Townhomes 0.0
Small Apt. Buildings 1.2
Apt. Complexes 4.4
Mobile Homes 22.0
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 0.63
1 Bedroom 2.02
2 Bedrooms 22.12
3 Bedrooms 45.49
4 Bedrooms 15.79
5 or more bedrooms 13.95

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