Bristow, OK


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Bristow, 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

Bristow Housing Market Information

With 4,248 people, 1,638 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $96,310, house prices in Bristow are solidly below the national average.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Bristow, accounting for 73.44% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Bristow include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 9.21%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 8.70%), and a few mobile homes or trailers ( 7.63%).

The most prevalent building size and type in Bristow are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 53.03% owning and 46.97% renting.

There is a lot of housing in Bristow 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 Bristow built between 1940-1969 ( 30.38%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from before 1939 ( 20.76%). There's also some housing in Bristow built between 2000 and later ( 10.28%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Bristow. Fully 16.64% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Bristow homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Bristow 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.

Bristow Home Appreciation Rates

In the last 10 years, Bristow has experienced some of the highest home appreciation rates of any community in the nation. Bristow real estate appreciated 23.32% over the last ten years, which is an average annual home appreciation rate of 2.12%, putting Bristow in the top 20% nationally for real estate appreciation. If you are a home buyer or real estate investor, Bristow 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, Bristow's appreciation rate, at 5.48%, has been at or slightly above the national average. In the latest quarter, Bristow's appreciation rate has been 0.95%, which annualizes to a rate of 3.85%.

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

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,125,000 2.3
$844,001 - $1,125,000 0.0
$563,001 - $844,000 2.0
$450,001 - $563,000 0.0
$338,001 - $450,000 3.2
$225,001 - $338,000 9.8
$112,001 - $225,000 26.1
$56,001 - $112,000 29.3
$0 - $56,000 27.2

Average for OK
Low for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
79.9953123168874 51.963746223565

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Bristow 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
56.73% 2.64% 5 7
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$687 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 53.03
Renters 46.97
Vacant 16.64

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 10.3
1970 - 1999 38.6
1940 - 1969 30.4
1939 or Older 20.8

Types of Homes

Single-Family 73.4
Townhomes 1.0
Small Apt. Buildings 8.7
Apt. Complexes 9.2
Mobile Homes 7.6
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 3.05
1 Bedroom 9.52
2 Bedrooms 33.44
3 Bedrooms 46.92
4 Bedrooms 6.67
5 or more bedrooms 0.41

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