Moberly, MO


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Moberly, MO Real Estate Data

Moberly Housing Market Information

With 13,919 people, 4,481 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $96,408, house prices in Moberly are solidly below the national average.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Moberly, accounting for 78.89% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Moberly include duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 12.99%), mobile homes or trailers ( 4.25%), and a few large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 2.78%).

The most prevalent building size and type in Moberly are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 53.57% owning and 46.43% renting.

The housing in Moberly was primarily built before 1939 ( 32.34%), making the housing stock in Moberly some of the oldest overall in America, although there is a range of ages of homes in Moberly. The next most important housing age is between 1970-1999 ( 32.13%), followed by between 1940-1969 ( 28.29%). There's also some housing in Moberly built between 2000 and later ( 7.25%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Moberly. Fully 19.62% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Moberly homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Moberly 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.

Moberly Home Appreciation Rates

Appreciation rates for homes in Moberly have been tracking above average for the last ten years, according to NeighborhoodScout data. The cumulative appreciation rate over the ten years has been 12.24%, which ranks in the top 30% nationwide. This equates to an annual average Moberly house appreciation rate of 1.16%.

Over the last year, Moberly appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Moberly's appreciation rate has been 4.29%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Moberly were at 0.50%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 2.00%.

Notably, Moberly's appreciation rate in the latest quarter is one of the lowest in America.

Relative to Missouri, our data show that Moberly's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 50% 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 Moberly differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Moberly - 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 Moberly real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,117,000 0.5
$838,001 - $1,117,000 0.0
$558,001 - $838,000 0.5
$447,001 - $558,000 1.2
$335,001 - $447,000 2.2
$223,001 - $335,000 7.6
$111,001 - $223,000 25.9
$56,001 - $111,000 30.6
$0 - $56,000 31.4

Low for MO
Very Low for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
81.1647244832231 75.0

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$805 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 53.57
Renters 46.43
Vacant 19.62

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 7.2
1970 - 1999 32.1
1940 - 1969 28.3
1939 or Older 32.3

Types of Homes

Single-Family 78.9
Townhomes 1.1
Small Apt. Buildings 13.0
Apt. Complexes 2.8
Mobile Homes 4.3
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 1.04
1 Bedroom 7.91
2 Bedrooms 34.91
3 Bedrooms 40.00
4 Bedrooms 12.83
5 or more bedrooms 3.32

Moberly 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
50.70% 2.44% 8 6
* 10 is highest