Nowata, OK


Highest Appreciating Nowata Neighborhoods Since 2000

Nowata, 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

Nowata Housing Market Information

With 3,743 people, 1,480 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $69,276, house prices in Nowata are some of the most affordable in Oklahoma as well as the nation.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Nowata, accounting for 71.62% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Nowata include mobile homes or trailers ( 15.30%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 8.07%), and a few large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 3.73%).

The most prevalent building size and type in Nowata are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 64.59% owning and 35.41% 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. Nowata's housing was primarily built during this period, from the '40s through the '60s. A full 43.35% of the city's housing hails from this era. Other housing ages represented in Nowata include homes built between 1970-1999 ( 30.77%) and housing constructed before 1939 ( 18.92%). There's also some housing in Nowata built between 2000 and later ( 6.96%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Nowata. Fully 17.64% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Nowata homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Nowata 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.

Nowata Home Appreciation Rates

Appreciation rates for homes in Nowata have been tracking above average for the last ten years, according to NeighborhoodScout data. The cumulative appreciation rate over the ten years has been 0.92%, which ranks in the top 50% nationwide. This equates to an annual average Nowata house appreciation rate of 0.09%.

Over the last year, Nowata appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Nowata's appreciation rate has been 1.00%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Nowata were at 2.06%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 8.51%.

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

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,066,000 0.7
$799,001 - $1,066,000 0.0
$533,001 - $799,000 0.0
$426,001 - $533,000 0.0
$320,001 - $426,000 0.4
$213,001 - $320,000 4.9
$107,001 - $213,000 18.7
$53,001 - $107,000 32.3
$0 - $53,000 43.0

Very Low for OK
Very Low for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
95.5174030235556 91.8429003021148

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Nowata 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
61.33% 2.81% 6 8
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$828 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 64.59
Renters 35.41
Vacant 17.64

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 7.0
1970 - 1999 30.8
1940 - 1969 43.4
1939 or Older 18.9

Types of Homes

Single-Family 71.6
Townhomes 1.3
Small Apt. Buildings 8.1
Apt. Complexes 3.7
Mobile Homes 15.3
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 1.67
1 Bedroom 11.91
2 Bedrooms 31.78
3 Bedrooms 42.52
4 Bedrooms 10.35
5 or more bedrooms 1.78

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