Tualatin, OR


Highest Appreciating Tualatin Neighborhoods Since 2000

Tualatin, OR 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

Tualatin Housing Market Information

With a population of 27,154, 10,740 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $387,350, Tualatin house prices are not only among the most expensive in Oregon, Tualatin real estate also is some of the most expensive in all of America.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Tualatin, accounting for 53.70% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Tualatin include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 33.95%), row houses and other attached homes ( 5.73%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 5.19%).

The most prevalent building size and type in Tualatin are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 55.24% owning and 44.76% renting.

There is a lot of housing in Tualatin 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 Tualatin built between 2000 and later ( 15.80%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 1940-1969 ( 4.94%).

Tualatin Home Appreciation Rates

Appreciation rates for homes in Tualatin have been tracking above average for the last ten years, according to NeighborhoodScout data. The cumulative appreciation rate over the ten years has been 8.92%, which ranks in the top 40% nationwide. This equates to an annual average Tualatin house appreciation rate of 0.86%.

Appreciation rates are so strong in Tualatin that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Tualatin real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Tualatin appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 9.85%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 93.47% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Tualatin. Tualatin appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 2.08%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 8.56%.

Importantly, this makes Tualatin 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 Oregon, our data show that Tualatin's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 50% of the other cities and towns in Oregon.

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

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,338,000 2.0
$1,004,001 - $1,338,000 2.0
$669,001 - $1,004,000 9.7
$535,001 - $669,000 12.0
$402,001 - $535,000 20.3
$268,001 - $402,000 24.5
$134,001 - $268,000 23.7
$67,001 - $134,000 3.2
$0 - $67,000 2.6

Very High for OR
Very High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
10.037501464901 14.0096618357488

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Tualatin 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
80.20% 3.47% 8 9
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,722 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 55.24
Renters 44.76
Vacant 3.82

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 15.8
1970 - 1999 78.5
1940 - 1969 4.9
1939 or Older 0.8

Types of Homes

Single-Family 53.7
Townhomes 5.7
Small Apt. Buildings 5.2
Apt. Complexes 34.0
Mobile Homes 1.4
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 2.35
1 Bedroom 12.44
2 Bedrooms 25.08
3 Bedrooms 37.95
4 Bedrooms 18.09
5 or more bedrooms 4.10