Maplewood, MO


Highest Appreciating Maplewood Neighborhoods Since 2000

Maplewood, MO Real Estate Data

Maplewood Housing Market Information

With a population of 7,945, 4,509 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $167,776, Maplewood 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 Maplewood, accounting for 44.02% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Maplewood include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 41.71%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 13.29%).

People in Maplewood primarily live in small (one, two or no bedroom) single-family detached homes. Maplewood has a mixture of owner-occupied and renter-occupied housing.

At the end of World War II, American soldiers returned home triumphant and, with the help of the GI Bill, built homes by the millions on the edges of America's cities. These homes were predominantly capes and ranches, modest in size, but built to house a growing middle-class as the 20th century became the American century. Maplewood's housing was primarily built during this period, from the '40s through the '60s. A full 41.98% of the city's housing hails from this era. Other housing ages represented in Maplewood include homes built before 1939 ( 39.82%) and housing constructed between 1970-1999 ( 17.16%). There's also some housing in Maplewood built between 2000 and later ( 1.04%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Maplewood. Fully 11.59% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Maplewood homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Maplewood 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.

Maplewood Home Appreciation Rates

Real estate appreciation rates in Maplewood's have tracked to near the national average over the last then years, with the annual appreciation rate averaging -0.29% during the period.

NeighborhoodScout's data show that during the latest twelve months, Maplewood's appreciation rate, at 4.45%, has been at or slightly above the national average. In the latest quarter, Maplewood's appreciation rate has been 1.28%, which annualizes to a rate of 5.23%.

Relative to Missouri, our data show that Maplewood'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
> $1,143,000 0.0
$857,001 - $1,143,000 0.0
$572,001 - $857,000 0.0
$457,001 - $572,000 0.0
$343,001 - $457,000 2.4
$229,001 - $343,000 16.7
$114,001 - $229,000 60.7
$57,001 - $114,000 15.8
$0 - $57,000 4.4

High for MO
Average for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
43.561515488669 23.4

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$770 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 40.59
Renters 59.41
Vacant 11.59

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF Maplewood HOMES
2000 or Newer 1.0
1970 - 1999 17.2
1940 - 1969 42.0
1939 or Older 39.8

Types of Homes

Single-Family 44.0
Townhomes 1.0
Small Apt. Buildings 13.3
Apt. Complexes 41.7
Mobile Homes 0.0
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 4.78
1 Bedroom 37.73
2 Bedrooms 32.33
3 Bedrooms 16.88
4 Bedrooms 6.65
5 or more bedrooms 1.63

Maplewood 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
62.05% 2.88% 10 8
* 10 is highest