Wentzville, MO Real Estate Market

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 Q2 2021. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more about Scout's Real Estate Data

Wentzville, MO Housing Market Trends

With a population of 41,784, 12,969 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $288,513, Wentzville real estate is some of the most expensive in Missouri, although Wentzville home values aren't among America's most expensive.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Wentzville, accounting for 82.39% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Wentzville include row houses and other attached homes ( 7.23%), large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 6.11%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 3.96%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Wentzville. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 82.58% of Wentzville's homes, and 76.61% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

Wentzville homes and real estate are some of the newest in America. 78.67% of Wentzville's housing was built since 2000, making the city have a very new look and feel. If you like the amenities of newer homes and subdivisions, then you will probably like what the Wentzville real estate market has to offer. Quite a bit of the housing here was also built between 1970-1999 ( 12.00%), and between 1940-1969 ( 7.58%). There's also some housing in Wentzville built before 1939 ( 1.75%).

Wentzville Home Appreciation Rates

Appreciation rates for homes in Wentzville have been tracking above average for the last ten years, according to NeighborhoodScout data. The cumulative appreciation rate over the ten years has been 42.08%, which ranks in the top 50% nationwide. This equates to an annual average Wentzville house appreciation rate of 3.57%.

Over the last year, Wentzville appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Wentzville's appreciation rate has been 5.98%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Wentzville were at 2.15%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 8.86%.

Relative to Missouri, our data show that Wentzville's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 90% 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 Wentzville differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Wentzville - 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 Wentzville real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values

 

Median Home Value:
$288,513

Wentzville, MO HOME PRICES

> $1,201,000
0.2%
0.2%
$901,001 - $1,201,000
0.3%
0.3%
$600,001 - $901,000
2.5%
2.5%
$480,001 - $600,000
3.5%
3.5%
$360,001 - $480,000
16.5%
16.5%
$240,001 - $360,000
42.1%
42.1%
$120,001 - $240,000
31.1%
31.1%
$60,001 - $120,000
2.4%
2.4%
$0 - $60,000
1.4%
1.4%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES
Value Relative To State

High for Nation

Very High for MO

Value Relative To Nation

Number Of Homes And Apartments:
12,969

Wentzville Appreciation Rates

 
Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
MO*
Compared To
America*
Latest Quarter:
2021 Q1 - 2021 Q2
Last 12 Months:
2020 Q2 - 2021 Q2
Last 2 Years:
2019 Q2 - 2021 Q2
Last 5 Years:
2016 Q2 - 2021 Q2
Last 10 Years:
2011 Q2 - 2021 Q2
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2021 Q2
61.79% 2.26%
4
3
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership

 

Average Market Rent:
$1,403 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners
82.6%
82.6%
Renters
17.4%
17.4%
Vacant
4.4%
4.4%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES

Housing Market Details

 

Age of Homes

2000 or Newer
78.7%
78.7%
1970 - 1999
12.0%
12.0%
1940 - 1969
7.6%
7.6%
1939 or Older
1.8%
1.8%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES

Types of Homes

Single-Family
82.4%
82.4%
Townhomes
7.2%
7.2%
Small Apt. Buildings
4.0%
4.0%
Apt. Complexes
6.1%
6.1%
Mobile Homes
0.3%
0.3%
Other
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES

Home Size

No Bedroom
0.5%
0.5%
1 Bedroom
2.9%
2.9%
2 Bedrooms
15.5%
15.5%
3 Bedrooms
47.7%
47.7%
4 Bedrooms
28.9%
28.9%
5 or more bedrooms
4.5%
4.5%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES