Webster Groves, MO


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Webster Groves, 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

Webster Groves Housing Market Information

With a population of 23,177, 8,863 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $299,042, Webster Groves real estate is some of the most expensive in Missouri, although Webster Groves home values aren't among America's most expensive.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Webster Groves, accounting for 82.63% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Webster Groves include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 11.96%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 3.26%), and a few row houses and other attached homes ( 2.09%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Webster Groves. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 80.13% of Webster Groves's homes, and 58.49% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

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. Webster Groves's housing was primarily built during this period, from the '40s through the '60s. A full 41.16% of the city's housing hails from this era. Other housing ages represented in Webster Groves include homes built before 1939 ( 40.66%) and housing constructed between 1970-1999 ( 13.73%). There's also some housing in Webster Groves built between 2000 and later ( 4.45%).

Webster Groves Home Appreciation Rates

Appreciation rates for homes in Webster Groves have been tracking above average for the last ten years, according to NeighborhoodScout data. The cumulative appreciation rate over the ten years has been 5.99%, which ranks in the top 40% nationwide. This equates to an annual average Webster Groves house appreciation rate of 0.58%.

NeighborhoodScout's data show that during the latest twelve months, Webster Groves's appreciation rate, at 4.15%, has been at or slightly above the national average. In the latest quarter, Webster Groves's appreciation rate has been 1.03%, which annualizes to a rate of 4.19%.

Relative to Missouri, our data show that Webster Groves's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 70% 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 Webster Groves differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Webster Groves - 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 Webster Groves real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:

Webster Groves, MO HOME PRICES

Value Range
> $1,130,000 1.8
$847,001 - $1,130,000 2.0
$565,001 - $847,000 8.9
$452,001 - $565,000 7.0
$339,001 - $452,000 15.5
$226,001 - $339,000 32.4
$113,001 - $226,000 28.1
$57,001 - $113,000 2.8
$0 - $57,000 1.6

Very High for MO
Very High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
16.3775928747217 4.4

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Webster Groves 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
44.57% 2.16% 7 5
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,377 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 80.13
Renters 19.87
Vacant 5.05

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF Webster Groves HOMES
2000 or Newer 4.4
1970 - 1999 13.7
1940 - 1969 41.2
1939 or Older 40.7

Types of Homes

TYPE OF Webster Groves HOMES
Single-Family 82.6
Townhomes 2.1
Small Apt. Buildings 3.3
Apt. Complexes 12.0
Mobile Homes 0.1
Other 0.0

Home Size

SIZE OF Webster Groves HOMES
No Bedroom 0.80
1 Bedroom 8.01
2 Bedrooms 25.21
3 Bedrooms 39.20
4 Bedrooms 19.28
5 or more bedrooms 7.49