Liberty, MO


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Liberty, 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

Liberty Housing Market Information

With a population of 30,450, 10,781 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $199,514, Liberty real estate is some of the most expensive in Missouri, although Liberty home values aren't among America's most expensive.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Liberty, accounting for 76.18% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Liberty include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 12.15%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 5.49%), and a few mobile homes or trailers ( 3.37%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Liberty. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 70.21% of Liberty's homes, and 68.82% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

There is a lot of housing in Liberty 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 Liberty built between 1940-1969 ( 25.93%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 13.97%). There's also some housing in Liberty built before 1939 ( 7.52%).

Liberty Home Appreciation Rates

Real estate appreciation rates in Liberty's have tracked to near the national average over the last then years, with the annual appreciation rate averaging -0.15% during the period.

Over the last year, Liberty appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Liberty's appreciation rate has been 2.22%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Liberty were at -0.04%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of -0.17%.

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

One very important thing to keep in mind is that these are average appreciation rates for the city. Individual neighborhoods within Liberty differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Liberty - or in any city or town - that have the best track record of real estate appreciation, by the latest quarter, the last year, 2 years, 5 years, 10 years, or even since 2000, to assist you in making the best Liberty real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,118,000 1.2
$839,001 - $1,118,000 0.5
$559,001 - $839,000 2.2
$447,001 - $559,000 0.7
$335,001 - $447,000 5.8
$224,001 - $335,000 21.7
$112,001 - $224,000 50.3
$56,001 - $112,000 12.5
$0 - $56,000 5.1

Very High for MO
High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
32.3860307043244 13.6

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Liberty 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
20.69% 1.10% 2 2
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,051 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 70.21
Renters 29.79
Vacant 6.77

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 14.0
1970 - 1999 52.6
1940 - 1969 25.9
1939 or Older 7.5

Types of Homes

Single-Family 76.2
Townhomes 2.8
Small Apt. Buildings 5.5
Apt. Complexes 12.1
Mobile Homes 3.4
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 1.04
1 Bedroom 6.29
2 Bedrooms 17.12
3 Bedrooms 44.90
4 Bedrooms 23.92
5 or more bedrooms 6.74