Chesterfield, MO


Highest Appreciating Chesterfield Neighborhoods Since 2000

Chesterfield, MO 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

Chesterfield Housing Market Information

With 47,864 people, 19,112 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $381,680, Chesterfield house prices are not only among the most expensive in Missouri, Chesterfield real estate also is some of the most expensive in all of America.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Chesterfield, accounting for 63.14% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Chesterfield include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 20.26%), row houses and other attached homes ( 12.38%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 3.79%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Chesterfield. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 75.46% of Chesterfield's homes, and 64.98% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

There is a lot of housing in Chesterfield 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 Chesterfield built between 1940-1969 ( 13.46%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 10.83%).

Chesterfield Home Appreciation Rates

Appreciation rates for homes in Chesterfield have been tracking above average for the last ten years, according to NeighborhoodScout data. The cumulative appreciation rate over the ten years has been 4.28%, which ranks in the top 50% nationwide. This equates to an annual average Chesterfield house appreciation rate of 0.42%.

NeighborhoodScout's data show that during the latest twelve months, Chesterfield's appreciation rate, at 4.67%, has been at or slightly above the national average. In the latest quarter, Chesterfield's appreciation rate has been 1.03%, which annualizes to a rate of 4.19%.

Relative to Missouri, our data show that Chesterfield's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 70% 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 Chesterfield differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Chesterfield - 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 Chesterfield real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:

Chesterfield, MO HOME PRICES

Value Range
> $1,156,000 1.6
$867,001 - $1,156,000 3.3
$578,001 - $867,000 14.0
$463,001 - $578,000 14.4
$347,001 - $463,000 29.1
$232,001 - $347,000 26.0
$116,001 - $232,000 7.8
$58,001 - $116,000 1.9
$0 - $58,000 2.0

Very High for MO
Very High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
10.3070432438767 2.2

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Chesterfield 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
41.93% 2.05% 7 5
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,497 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 75.46
Renters 24.54
Vacant 4.55

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF Chesterfield HOMES
2000 or Newer 10.8
1970 - 1999 75.4
1940 - 1969 13.5
1939 or Older 0.3

Types of Homes

TYPE OF Chesterfield HOMES
Single-Family 63.1
Townhomes 12.4
Small Apt. Buildings 3.8
Apt. Complexes 20.3
Mobile Homes 0.4
Other 0.0

Home Size

SIZE OF Chesterfield HOMES
No Bedroom 1.38
1 Bedroom 7.85
2 Bedrooms 17.92
3 Bedrooms 23.26
4 Bedrooms 41.72
5 or more bedrooms 7.87