Ferguson, MO


Highest Appreciating Ferguson Neighborhoods Since 2000

Ferguson, MO Real Estate Data

Ferguson Housing Market Information

With 21,059 people, 8,557 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $84,539, house prices in Ferguson are some of the most affordable in Missouri as well as the nation.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Ferguson, accounting for 72.51% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Ferguson include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 15.69%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 8.11%), and a few row houses and other attached homes ( 3.33%).

The most prevalent building size and type in Ferguson are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 55.64% owning and 44.36% renting.

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. Ferguson's housing was primarily built during this period, from the '40s through the '60s. A full 66.38% of the city's housing hails from this era. Other housing ages represented in Ferguson include homes built between 1970-1999 ( 20.13%) and housing constructed before 1939 ( 12.19%). There's also some housing in Ferguson built between 2000 and later ( 1.30%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Ferguson. Fully 12.84% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Ferguson homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Ferguson real estate prices below levels they could achieve if vacant housing was absorbed into the market and became occupied. Housing vacancy rates are a useful measure to consider, along with other things, if you are a home buyer or a real estate investor.

Ferguson Home Appreciation Rates

Homes have actually lost value in Ferguson over the last then years, as home values have seen a decline of 31.22% during the ten year period. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout appreciation rate data shows Ferguson home appreciation rates at 1.28%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 5.23%.

Over the last year, Ferguson appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Ferguson's appreciation rate has been 1.98%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Ferguson were at 1.28%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 5.23%.

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

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $955,000 0.0
$717,001 - $955,000 0.1
$478,001 - $717,000 0.0
$382,001 - $478,000 0.0
$287,001 - $382,000 0.7
$191,001 - $287,000 3.5
$96,001 - $191,000 28.8
$48,001 - $96,000 56.9
$0 - $48,000 10.1

Very Low for MO
Very Low for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
88.6631141301165 85.2

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$909 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 55.64
Renters 44.36
Vacant 12.84

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 1.3
1970 - 1999 20.1
1940 - 1969 66.4
1939 or Older 12.2

Types of Homes

Single-Family 72.5
Townhomes 3.3
Small Apt. Buildings 8.1
Apt. Complexes 15.7
Mobile Homes 0.4
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 2.13
1 Bedroom 13.42
2 Bedrooms 32.01
3 Bedrooms 40.32
4 Bedrooms 9.94
5 or more bedrooms 2.17

Ferguson Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2016 Q2 - 2016 Q3
Last 12 Months:
2015 Q4 - 2016 Q3
Last 2 Years:
2014 Q4 - 2016 Q3
Last 5 Years:
2011 Q4 - 2016 Q3
Last 10 Years:
2006 Q4 - 2016 Q3
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2016 Q3
-8.29% -0.51% 1 1
* 10 is highest