Bartlesville, OK


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Bartlesville, OK 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

Bartlesville Housing Market Information

With 36,592 people, 14,939 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $113,778, house prices in Bartlesville are solidly below the national average.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Bartlesville, accounting for 79.63% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Bartlesville include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 11.01%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 4.50%), and a few row houses and other attached homes ( 2.80%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Bartlesville. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 66.91% of Bartlesville's homes, and 65.62% 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. Bartlesville's housing was primarily built during this period, from the '40s through the '60s. A full 40.92% of the city's housing hails from this era. Other housing ages represented in Bartlesville include homes built between 1970-1999 ( 38.99%) and housing constructed before 1939 ( 11.35%). There's also some housing in Bartlesville built between 2000 and later ( 8.73%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Bartlesville. Fully 11.36% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Bartlesville homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Bartlesville 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.

Bartlesville Home Appreciation Rates

Appreciation rates for homes in Bartlesville have been tracking above average for the last ten years, according to NeighborhoodScout data. The cumulative appreciation rate over the ten years has been 6.14%, which ranks in the top 40% nationwide. This equates to an annual average Bartlesville house appreciation rate of 0.60%.

Over the last year, Bartlesville appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Bartlesville's appreciation rate has been 0.22%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Bartlesville were at 2.06%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 8.51%.

Importantly, this makes Bartlesville 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 Oklahoma, our data show that Bartlesville's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 90% of the other cities and towns in Oklahoma.

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

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:

Bartlesville, OK HOME PRICES

Value Range
> $1,044,000 0.0
$783,001 - $1,044,000 0.1
$522,001 - $783,000 0.7
$417,001 - $522,000 0.7
$313,001 - $417,000 3.1
$209,001 - $313,000 10.5
$104,001 - $209,000 36.9
$52,001 - $104,000 32.5
$0 - $52,000 15.5

High for OK
Low for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
69.0788702683699 33.2326283987915

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Bartlesville 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
51.97% 2.46% 4 6
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$942 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 66.91
Renters 33.09
Vacant 11.36

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF Bartlesville HOMES
2000 or Newer 8.7
1970 - 1999 39.0
1940 - 1969 40.9
1939 or Older 11.4

Types of Homes

TYPE OF Bartlesville HOMES
Single-Family 79.6
Townhomes 2.8
Small Apt. Buildings 4.5
Apt. Complexes 11.0
Mobile Homes 2.0
Other 0.1

Home Size

SIZE OF Bartlesville HOMES
No Bedroom 1.28
1 Bedroom 10.10
2 Bedrooms 20.35
3 Bedrooms 44.99
4 Bedrooms 20.64
5 or more bedrooms 2.66