Sidney, NE


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Sidney, 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 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

Sidney Housing Market Information

With 6,942 people, 3,140 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $136,454, house prices in Sidney are solidly below the national average.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Sidney, accounting for 74.73% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Sidney include duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 9.97%), large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 9.42%), and a few row houses and other attached homes ( 3.95%).

The most prevalent building size and type in Sidney are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 64.70% owning and 35.30% renting.

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. Sidney's housing was primarily built during this period, from the '40s through the '60s. A full 45.51% of the city's housing hails from this era. Other housing ages represented in Sidney include homes built between 1970-1999 ( 24.16%) and housing constructed before 1939 ( 19.95%). There's also some housing in Sidney built between 2000 and later ( 10.38%).

Sidney Home Appreciation Rates

In the last 10 years, Sidney has experienced some of the highest home appreciation rates of any community in the nation. Sidney real estate appreciated 28.38% over the last ten years, which is an average annual home appreciation rate of 2.53%, putting Sidney in the top 10% nationally for real estate appreciation. If you are a home buyer or real estate investor, Sidney definitely has a track record of being one of the best long term real estate investments in America through the last ten years.

NeighborhoodScout's data show that during the latest twelve months, Sidney's appreciation rate, at 3.60%, has been at or slightly above the national average. In the latest quarter, Sidney's appreciation rate has been 0.99%, which annualizes to a rate of 4.02%.

Relative to Nebraska, our data show that Sidney's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 80% of the other cities and towns in Nebraska.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,140,000 0.0
$854,001 - $1,140,000 0.0
$570,001 - $854,000 0.0
$456,001 - $570,000 0.7
$342,001 - $456,000 4.1
$228,001 - $342,000 7.1
$114,001 - $228,000 52.2
$57,001 - $114,000 27.5
$0 - $57,000 8.4

High for NE
Average for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
56.4807219031994 35.8974358974359

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Sidney 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
73.16% 3.23% 7 9
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$753 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 64.70
Renters 35.30
Vacant 8.69

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 10.4
1970 - 1999 24.2
1940 - 1969 45.5
1939 or Older 19.9

Types of Homes

Single-Family 74.7
Townhomes 4.0
Small Apt. Buildings 10.0
Apt. Complexes 9.4
Mobile Homes 1.9
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 0.00
1 Bedroom 11.98
2 Bedrooms 30.68
3 Bedrooms 30.50
4 Bedrooms 20.33
5 or more bedrooms 6.51

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