Lake St. Louis, MO Real Estate Market

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 2021. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more about Scout's Real Estate Data

Lake St. Louis, MO Housing Market Trends

With 16,864 people, 6,258 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $326,378, 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 68.28% 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 ( 16.19%), row houses and other attached homes ( 10.93%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 4.22%).

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 80.27% of Lake St. Louis's homes, and 63.49% 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 ( 40.31%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 1940-1969 ( 2.43%).

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 3.07% 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 4.16%, 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 1.34%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 5.48%.

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

Average Home Values

 

Median Home Value:
$326,378

Lake St. Louis, MO HOME PRICES

> $1,162,000
0.4%
0.4%
$872,001 - $1,162,000
2.4%
2.4%
$581,001 - $872,000
8.2%
8.2%
$465,001 - $581,000
8.7%
8.7%
$349,001 - $465,000
19.9%
19.9%
$232,001 - $349,000
32.1%
32.1%
$116,001 - $232,000
23.0%
23.0%
$59,001 - $116,000
3.8%
3.8%
$0 - $59,000
1.6%
1.6%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES
Value Relative To State

Very High for Nation

Very High for MO

Value Relative To Nation

Number Of Homes And Apartments:
6,258

Lake St. Louis Appreciation Rates

 
Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
MO*
Compared To
America*
Latest Quarter:
2020 Q4 - 2021 Q1
Last 12 Months:
2020 Q1 - 2021 Q1
Last 2 Years:
2019 Q1 - 2021 Q1
Last 5 Years:
2016 Q1 - 2021 Q1
Last 10 Years:
2011 Q1 - 2021 Q1
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2021 Q1
61.63% 2.29%
5
4
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership

 

Average Market Rent:
$1,369 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners
80.3%
80.3%
Renters
19.7%
19.7%
Vacant
6.6%
6.6%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES

Housing Market Details

 

Age of Homes

2000 or Newer
40.3%
40.3%
1970 - 1999
56.9%
56.9%
1940 - 1969
2.4%
2.4%
1939 or Older
0.4%
0.4%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES

Types of Homes

Single-Family
68.3%
68.3%
Townhomes
10.9%
10.9%
Small Apt. Buildings
4.2%
4.2%
Apt. Complexes
16.2%
16.2%
Mobile Homes
0.4%
0.4%
Other
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES

Home Size

No Bedroom
0.1%
0.1%
1 Bedroom
5.5%
5.5%
2 Bedrooms
22.9%
22.9%
3 Bedrooms
32.6%
32.6%
4 Bedrooms
30.9%
30.9%
5 or more bedrooms
8.0%
8.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES