Warrenton, MO


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Warrenton, 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

Warrenton Housing Market Information

With a population of 8,106, 2,580 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $125,265, house prices in Warrenton are solidly below the national average.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Warrenton, accounting for 69.42% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Warrenton include mobile homes or trailers ( 9.91%), large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 7.73%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 6.67%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Warrenton. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 67.46% of Warrenton's homes, and 65.34% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

There is a lot of housing in Warrenton 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 Warrenton built between 2000 and later ( 37.73%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 1940-1969 ( 15.76%). There's also some housing in Warrenton built before 1939 ( 6.44%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Warrenton. Fully 12.16% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Warrenton homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Warrenton 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.

Warrenton Home Appreciation Rates

Warrenton's appreciation rate notably has been below the national average for the last ten years. The average annual home appreciation rate in Warrenton during the period has been just -1.85%, which is lower than 80% of US communities.

Over the last year, Warrenton appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Warrenton's appreciation rate has been 1.50%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Warrenton were at 1.03%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 4.19%.

Relative to Missouri, our data show that Warrenton's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 70% of the other cities and towns in Missouri.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,076,000 0.1
$807,001 - $1,076,000 0.5
$538,001 - $807,000 1.8
$430,001 - $538,000 1.0
$323,001 - $430,000 3.9
$215,001 - $323,000 10.5
$108,001 - $215,000 47.6
$54,001 - $108,000 18.0
$0 - $54,000 16.6

Average for MO
Low for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
62.4223602484472 47.6

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Warrenton 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
10.15% 0.56% 1 1
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$974 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 67.46
Renters 32.54
Vacant 12.16

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF Warrenton HOMES
2000 or Newer 37.7
1970 - 1999 40.1
1940 - 1969 15.8
1939 or Older 6.4

Types of Homes

Single-Family 69.4
Townhomes 6.3
Small Apt. Buildings 6.7
Apt. Complexes 7.7
Mobile Homes 9.9
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 0.44
1 Bedroom 8.58
2 Bedrooms 22.95
3 Bedrooms 53.80
4 Bedrooms 11.54
5 or more bedrooms 2.69

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