Imperial, MO


Highest Appreciating Imperial Neighborhoods Since 2000

Imperial, MO Real Estate Data

Imperial Housing Market Information

With 4,782 people, 1,742 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $174,113, Imperial 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 Imperial, accounting for 84.95% of the town's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Imperial include mobile homes or trailers ( 11.45%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 2.21%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Imperial. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 87.72% of Imperial's homes, and 75.91% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

There is a lot of housing in Imperial 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 Imperial built between 1940-1969 ( 20.85%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 17.98%). There's also some housing in Imperial built before 1939 ( 7.19%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Imperial. Fully 10.53% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Imperial homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Imperial 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.

Imperial Home Appreciation Rates

Real estate appreciation rates in Imperial's have tracked to near the national average over the last then years, with the annual appreciation rate averaging -0.31% during the period.

NeighborhoodScout's data show that during the latest twelve months, Imperial's appreciation rate, at 4.43%, has been at or slightly above the national average. In the latest quarter, Imperial's appreciation rate has been 1.28%, which annualizes to a rate of 5.23%.

Relative to Missouri, our data show that Imperial's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 50% of the other cities and towns in Missouri.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,117,000 0.5
$838,001 - $1,117,000 0.0
$558,001 - $838,000 1.7
$447,001 - $558,000 0.0
$335,001 - $447,000 1.7
$223,001 - $335,000 20.3
$111,001 - $223,000 54.5
$56,001 - $111,000 11.5
$0 - $56,000 9.9

High for MO
Average for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
41.2894536511097 20.2

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$916 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 87.72
Renters 12.28
Vacant 10.53

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 18.0
1970 - 1999 54.0
1940 - 1969 20.9
1939 or Older 7.2

Types of Homes

Single-Family 85.0
Townhomes 0.7
Small Apt. Buildings 2.2
Apt. Complexes 0.7
Mobile Homes 11.5
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 1.59
1 Bedroom 2.82
2 Bedrooms 16.59
3 Bedrooms 62.20
4 Bedrooms 13.71
5 or more bedrooms 3.08

Imperial 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
33.73% 1.72% 5 4
* 10 is highest

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