Lake St. Louis, MO


Highest Appreciating Lake St. Louis Neighborhoods Since 2000

Lake St. Louis, 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

Lake St. Louis Housing Market Information

With a population of 15,375, 5,692 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $279,733, Lake St. Louis real estate is some of the most expensive in Missouri, although Lake St. Louis home values aren't among America's most expensive.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Lake St. Louis, accounting for 66.09% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Lake St. Louis include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 15.01%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 9.48%), and a few row houses and other attached homes ( 8.11%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Lake St. Louis. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 71.70% of Lake St. Louis's homes, and 67.98% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

There is a lot of housing in Lake St. Louis 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 Lake St. Louis built between 2000 and later ( 29.14%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 1940-1969 ( 7.67%).

Lake St. Louis Home Appreciation Rates

Real estate appreciation rates in Lake St. Louis's have tracked to near the national average over the last then years, with the annual appreciation rate averaging -0.59% during the period.

Over the last year, Lake St. Louis appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Lake St. Louis's appreciation rate has been 2.06%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Lake St. Louis were at 1.03%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 4.19%.

Relative to Missouri, our data show that Lake St. Louis's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 60% of the other cities and towns in Missouri.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:

Lake St. Louis, MO HOME PRICES

Value Range
> $1,101,000 0.4
$825,001 - $1,101,000 2.3
$550,001 - $825,000 6.2
$441,001 - $550,000 6.4
$330,001 - $441,000 15.1
$220,001 - $330,000 31.6
$110,001 - $220,000 31.4
$55,001 - $110,000 4.2
$0 - $55,000 2.4

Very High for MO
Very High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
18.5104886909645 5.4

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Lake St. Louis 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
27.55% 1.42% 4 3
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,315 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 71.70
Renters 28.30
Vacant 6.34

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF Lake St. Louis HOMES
2000 or Newer 29.1
1970 - 1999 62.8
1940 - 1969 7.7
1939 or Older 0.4

Types of Homes

TYPE OF Lake St. Louis HOMES
Single-Family 66.1
Townhomes 8.1
Small Apt. Buildings 9.5
Apt. Complexes 15.0
Mobile Homes 1.3
Other 0.0

Home Size

SIZE OF Lake St. Louis HOMES
No Bedroom 0.00
1 Bedroom 7.31
2 Bedrooms 18.84
3 Bedrooms 36.33
4 Bedrooms 31.64
5 or more bedrooms 5.87