La Vista NE

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La Vista, NE 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 Q3 2019. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

La Vista Housing Market Information

With a population of 17,163, 7,000 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $235,258, La Vista real estate is some of the most expensive in Nebraska, although La Vista home values aren't among America's most expensive.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in La Vista, accounting for 59.82% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in La Vista include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 35.96%), row houses and other attached homes ( 2.33%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 1.68%).

The most prevalent building size and type in La Vista are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 56.34% owning and 43.66% renting.

There is a lot of housing in La Vista 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 La Vista built between 2000 and later ( 30.30%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 1940-1969 ( 17.30%). There's also some housing in La Vista built before 1939 ( 1.07%).

La Vista Home Appreciation Rates

Appreciation rates for homes in La Vista have been tracking above average for the last ten years, according to NeighborhoodScout data. The cumulative appreciation rate over the ten years has been 33.91%, which ranks in the top 30% nationwide. This equates to an annual average La Vista house appreciation rate of 2.96%.

Appreciation rates are so strong in La Vista that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, La Vista real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, La Vista appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 5.58%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 78.49% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in La Vista. La Vista appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 2.73%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 11.36%.

Importantly, this makes La Vista one of the highest appreciating communities in the nation for the latest quarter, and may signal the city's near-future real estate investment strength.

Relative to Nebraska, our data show that La Vista's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 90% of the other cities and towns in Nebraska.

One very important thing to keep in mind is that these are average appreciation rates for the city. Individual neighborhoods within La Vista differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in La Vista - 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 La Vista real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,276,000 0.0
$957,001 - $1,276,000 0.1
$638,001 - $957,000 0.4
$510,001 - $638,000 0.9
$383,001 - $510,000 7.2
$256,001 - $383,000 20.5
$127,001 - $256,000 60.0
$64,001 - $127,000 9.3
$0 - $64,000 1.6

Very High for NE
High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
30.8905109489051 8.16326530612245

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

La Vista Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2019 Q2 - 2019 Q3
Last 12 Months:
2018 Q3 - 2019 Q3
Last 2 Years:
2017 Q3 - 2019 Q3
Last 5 Years:
2014 Q3 - 2019 Q3
Last 10 Years:
2009 Q3 - 2019 Q3
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2019 Q3
50.47% 2.09%
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,178 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 56.34
Renters 43.66
Vacant 2.74

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 30.3
1970 - 1999 51.3
1940 - 1969 17.3
1939 or Older 1.1

Types of Homes

Single-Family 59.8
Townhomes 2.3
Small Apt. Buildings 1.7
Apt. Complexes 36.0
Mobile Homes 0.1
Other 0.2

Home Size

No Bedroom 2.65
1 Bedroom 16.26
2 Bedrooms 22.86
3 Bedrooms 41.29
4 Bedrooms 14.98
5 or more bedrooms 1.96