St. James, MO
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St. James Housing Market Information

With 4,145 people, 1,531 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $100,496, house prices in St. James are solidly below the national average.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in St. James, accounting for 75.77% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in St. James include duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 20.20%), large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 2.04%), and a few mobile homes or trailers ( 1.98%).

The most prevalent building size and type in St. James are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 52.16% owning and 47.84% renting.

There is a lot of housing in St. James 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 St. James built between 1940-1969 ( 34.68%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from before 1939 ( 7.82%). There's also some housing in St. James built between 2000 and later ( 7.47%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in St. James. Fully 10.62% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant St. James homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding St. James 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.

St. James Home Appreciation Rates

Appreciation rates for homes in St. James have been tracking above average for the last ten years, according to NeighborhoodScout data. The cumulative appreciation rate over the ten years has been 0.91%, which ranks in the top 50% nationwide. This equates to an annual average St. James house appreciation rate of 0.09%.

Over the last year, St. James appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, St. James's appreciation rate has been -0.86%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in St. James were at -0.22%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of -0.89%.

Relative to Missouri, our data show that St. James's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 90% of the other cities and towns in Missouri.

Average Home Values

 

Median Home Value:
$100,496

St. James, MO HOME PRICES

Value Range
> $1,027,000 0.0
$770,001 - $1,027,000 0.0
$513,001 - $770,000 0.0
$411,001 - $513,000 0.0
$308,001 - $411,000 2.7
$205,001 - $308,000 11.0
$103,001 - $205,000 32.1
$51,001 - $103,000 47.0
$0 - $51,000 7.2

Low for MO
Low for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
77.194421657096 69.8

Number Of Homes And Apartments:
1,531

Rent & Ownership

 

Average Market Rent:
$826 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Homeownership
Owners 52.16
Renters 47.84
Vacant 10.62

Housing Market Details

 

Age of Homes

AGE OF St. James HOMES
2000 or Newer 7.5
1970 - 1999 50.0
1940 - 1969 34.7
1939 or Older 7.8

Types of Homes

TYPE OF St. James HOMES
Single-Family 75.8
Townhomes 0.0
Small Apt. Buildings 20.2
Apt. Complexes 2.0
Mobile Homes 2.0
Other 0.0

Home Size

SIZE OF St. James HOMES
No Bedroom 0.41
1 Bedroom 6.36
2 Bedrooms 34.56
3 Bedrooms 50.79
4 Bedrooms 5.60
5 or more bedrooms 2.28

St. James Appreciation Rates

 
Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
MO*
Compared To
America*
Latest Quarter:
2016 Q3 - 2016 Q4
Last 12 Months:
2015 Q4 - 2016 Q4
Last 2 Years:
2014 Q4 - 2016 Q4
Last 5 Years:
2011 Q4 - 2016 Q4
Last 10 Years:
2006 Q4 - 2016 Q4
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2016 Q4
29.74% 1.52% 4 3
* 10 is highest

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