Fenton, MO


Highest Appreciating Fenton Neighborhoods Since 2000

Fenton, 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

Fenton Housing Market Information

With a population of 4,052, 1,520 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $254,002, Fenton real estate is some of the most expensive in Missouri, although Fenton home values aren't among America's most expensive.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Fenton, accounting for 90.47% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Fenton include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 5.29%), row houses and other attached homes ( 2.68%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 1.57%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Fenton. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 84.42% of Fenton's homes, and 75.78% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

There is a lot of housing in Fenton 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 Fenton built between 1940-1969 ( 28.59%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 2.94%). There's also some housing in Fenton built before 1939 ( 2.15%).

Fenton Home Appreciation Rates

Real estate appreciation rates in Fenton's have tracked to near the national average over the last then years, with the annual appreciation rate averaging -0.34% during the period.

Over the last year, Fenton appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Fenton's appreciation rate has been 1.88%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Fenton were at 1.03%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 4.19%.

Relative to Missouri, our data show that Fenton's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 60% 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 Fenton differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Fenton - 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 Fenton real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,108,000 1.2
$831,001 - $1,108,000 0.0
$554,001 - $831,000 2.8
$443,001 - $554,000 1.6
$333,001 - $443,000 20.2
$221,001 - $333,000 34.9
$111,001 - $221,000 36.1
$55,001 - $111,000 1.9
$0 - $55,000 1.3

Very High for MO
High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
21.9266377592875 6.8

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Fenton 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
43.94% 2.13% 7 5
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,311 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 84.42
Renters 15.58
Vacant 0.78

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 2.9
1970 - 1999 66.3
1940 - 1969 28.6
1939 or Older 2.2

Types of Homes

Single-Family 90.5
Townhomes 2.7
Small Apt. Buildings 1.6
Apt. Complexes 5.3
Mobile Homes 0.0
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 0.00
1 Bedroom 5.16
2 Bedrooms 10.51
3 Bedrooms 48.89
4 Bedrooms 26.89
5 or more bedrooms 8.55