Kearney, MO


Highest Appreciating Kearney Neighborhoods Since 2000

Kearney, 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

Kearney Housing Market Information

With 9,423 people, 3,047 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $228,248, Kearney real estate is some of the most expensive in Missouri, although Kearney home values aren't among America's most expensive.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Kearney, accounting for 82.80% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Kearney include duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 7.73%), large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 6.88%), and a few row houses and other attached homes ( 2.59%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Kearney. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 71.22% of Kearney's homes, and 77.87% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

There is a lot of housing in Kearney 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 Kearney built between 2000 and later ( 32.09%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from before 1939 ( 5.97%). There's also some housing in Kearney built between 1940-1969 ( 5.33%).

Kearney Home Appreciation Rates

Appreciation rates for homes in Kearney have been tracking above average for the last ten years, according to NeighborhoodScout data. The cumulative appreciation rate over the ten years has been 2.85%, which ranks in the top 50% nationwide. This equates to an annual average Kearney house appreciation rate of 0.28%.

Appreciation rates are so strong in Kearney that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Kearney real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Kearney appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 6.05%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 74.51% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Kearney. Kearney appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at -0.04%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of -0.17%.

Relative to Missouri, our data show that Kearney's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 80% of the other cities and towns in Missouri.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,141,000 0.0
$856,001 - $1,141,000 1.0
$570,001 - $856,000 3.0
$456,001 - $570,000 5.5
$342,001 - $456,000 8.9
$229,001 - $342,000 21.5
$114,001 - $229,000 51.5
$57,001 - $114,000 5.0
$0 - $57,000 3.5

Very High for MO
High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
26.1279737489746 8.6

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Kearney 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
24.85% 1.29% 3 3
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,110 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 71.22
Renters 28.78
Vacant 7.25

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 32.1
1970 - 1999 56.6
1940 - 1969 5.3
1939 or Older 6.0

Types of Homes

Single-Family 82.8
Townhomes 2.6
Small Apt. Buildings 7.7
Apt. Complexes 6.9
Mobile Homes 0.0
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 0.64
1 Bedroom 5.24
2 Bedrooms 13.94
3 Bedrooms 59.27
4 Bedrooms 18.60
5 or more bedrooms 2.31

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