Las Vegas NV

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Las Vegas, NV 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

Las Vegas Housing Market Information

With a population of 644,644, 221,584 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $274,135, Las Vegas real estate prices are well above average cost compared to national prices.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Las Vegas, accounting for 61.09% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Las Vegas include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 24.22%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 8.67%), and a few row houses and other attached homes ( 4.74%).

The most prevalent building size and type in Las Vegas are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 51.07% owning and 48.93% renting.

There is a lot of housing in Las Vegas 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 Las Vegas built between 2000 and later ( 27.26%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 1940-1969 ( 12.98%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Las Vegas. Fully 12.39% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Las Vegas homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Las Vegas 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.

Las Vegas Home Appreciation Rates

In the last 10 years, Las Vegas has experienced some of the highest home appreciation rates of any community in the nation. Las Vegas real estate appreciated 99.29% over the last ten years, which is an average annual home appreciation rate of 7.14%, putting Las Vegas in the top 10% nationally for real estate appreciation. If you are a home buyer or real estate investor, Las Vegas definitely has a track record of being one of the best long term real estate investments in America through the last ten years.

Appreciation rates are so strong in Las Vegas that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Las Vegas real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Las Vegas appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 5.83%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 81.19% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Las Vegas. Las Vegas appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 1.11%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 4.51%.

Relative to Nevada, our data show that Las Vegas's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 50% of the other cities and towns in Nevada.

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

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,532,000 1.1
$1,149,001 - $1,532,000 1.0
$766,001 - $1,149,000 3.2
$613,001 - $766,000 4.5
$460,001 - $613,000 10.7
$306,001 - $460,000 23.4
$153,001 - $306,000 36.8
$77,001 - $153,000 14.5
$0 - $77,000 4.8

High for NV
High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
23.8598540145985 38.0

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Las Vegas 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
95.54% 3.45%
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,403 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 51.07
Renters 48.93
Vacant 12.39

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 27.3
1970 - 1999 59.3
1940 - 1969 13.0
1939 or Older 0.4

Types of Homes

Single-Family 61.1
Townhomes 4.7
Small Apt. Buildings 8.7
Apt. Complexes 24.2
Mobile Homes 1.2
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 3.26
1 Bedroom 9.83
2 Bedrooms 27.48
3 Bedrooms 36.71
4 Bedrooms 18.29
5 or more bedrooms 4.44