Belton, MO Real Estate Market

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 Q4 2020. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more about Scout's Real Estate Data

Belton, MO Housing Market Trends

With 23,642 people, 8,716 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $189,618, Belton real estate and house prices are near the national average for all cities and towns.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Belton, accounting for 64.29% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Belton include row houses and other attached homes ( 11.58%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 8.76%), and a few large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 7.85%).

The most prevalent building size and type in Belton are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 64.28% owning and 35.72% renting.

There is a lot of housing in Belton 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 Belton built between 1940-1969 ( 23.38%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 20.86%). There's also some housing in Belton built before 1939 ( 2.59%).

Belton Home Appreciation Rates

Appreciation rates for homes in Belton have been tracking above average for the last ten years, according to NeighborhoodScout data. The cumulative appreciation rate over the ten years has been 46.34%, which ranks in the top 30% nationwide. This equates to an annual average Belton house appreciation rate of 3.88%.

Appreciation rates are so strong in Belton that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Belton real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Belton appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 7.00%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 87.04% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Belton. Belton appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 2.71%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 11.30%.

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

One very important thing to keep in mind is that these are average appreciation rates for the city. Individual neighborhoods within Belton differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Belton - 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 Belton real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values

 

Median Home Value:
$189,618

Belton, MO HOME PRICES

> $1,290,000
1.3%
1.3%
$967,001 - $1,290,000
1.3%
1.3%
$645,001 - $967,000
1.6%
1.6%
$516,001 - $645,000
0.5%
0.5%
$387,001 - $516,000
2.3%
2.3%
$258,001 - $387,000
13.0%
13.0%
$129,001 - $258,000
57.0%
57.0%
$64,001 - $129,000
15.0%
15.0%
$0 - $64,000
7.9%
7.9%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES
Value Relative To State

Average for Nation

High for MO

Value Relative To Nation

Number Of Homes And Apartments:
8,716

Belton Appreciation Rates

 
Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
MO*
Compared To
America*
Latest Quarter:
2020 Q3 - 2020 Q4
Last 12 Months:
2019 Q4 - 2020 Q4
Last 2 Years:
2018 Q4 - 2020 Q4
Last 5 Years:
2015 Q4 - 2020 Q4
Last 10 Years:
2010 Q4 - 2020 Q4
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2020 Q4
63.83% 2.38%
6
4
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership

 

Average Market Rent:
$1,468 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners
64.3%
64.3%
Renters
35.7%
35.7%
Vacant
7.5%
7.5%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES

Housing Market Details

 

Age of Homes

2000 or Newer
20.9%
20.9%
1970 - 1999
53.2%
53.2%
1940 - 1969
23.4%
23.4%
1939 or Older
2.6%
2.6%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES

Types of Homes

Single-Family
64.3%
64.3%
Townhomes
11.6%
11.6%
Small Apt. Buildings
8.8%
8.8%
Apt. Complexes
7.9%
7.9%
Mobile Homes
7.5%
7.5%
Other
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES

Home Size

No Bedroom
0.7%
0.7%
1 Bedroom
6.8%
6.8%
2 Bedrooms
15.9%
15.9%
3 Bedrooms
56.5%
56.5%
4 Bedrooms
16.9%
16.9%
5 or more bedrooms
3.0%
3.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES