Provo UT

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Provo, UT 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 2020. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

Provo Housing Market Information

With a population of 116,702, 32,870 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $313,806, Provo real estate prices are well above average cost compared to national prices.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Provo, accounting for 41.52% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Provo include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 31.38%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 14.76%), and a few row houses and other attached homes ( 10.67%).

The most prevalent building size and type in Provo are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 35.70% owning and 64.30% renting.

There is a lot of housing in Provo 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 Provo built between 1940-1969 ( 23.41%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 15.38%). There's also some housing in Provo built before 1939 ( 7.82%).

Provo Home Appreciation Rates

In the last 10 years, Provo has experienced some of the highest home appreciation rates of any community in the nation. Provo real estate appreciated 72.85% over the last ten years, which is an average annual home appreciation rate of 5.63%, putting Provo in the top 10% nationally for real estate appreciation. If you are a home buyer or real estate investor, Provo 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 Provo that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Provo real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Provo appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 8.06%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 85.41% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Provo. Provo appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 2.01%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 8.29%.

Importantly, this makes Provo 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 Utah, our data show that Provo's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 70% of the other cities and towns in Utah.

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

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,347,000 1.7
$1,010,001 - $1,347,000 1.8
$674,001 - $1,010,000 4.5
$539,001 - $674,000 5.0
$404,001 - $539,000 14.9
$269,001 - $404,000 36.1
$135,001 - $269,000 31.1
$67,001 - $135,000 1.3
$0 - $67,000 3.6

Average for UT
Very High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
19.3693430656934 48.3221476510067

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Provo Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2019 Q4 - 2020 Q1
Last 12 Months:
2019 Q1 - 2020 Q1
Last 2 Years:
2018 Q1 - 2020 Q1
Last 5 Years:
2015 Q1 - 2020 Q1
Last 10 Years:
2010 Q1 - 2020 Q1
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2020 Q1
104.62% 3.60%
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,060 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 35.70
Renters 64.30
Vacant 5.83

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 15.4
1970 - 1999 53.4
1940 - 1969 23.4
1939 or Older 7.8

Types of Homes

Single-Family 41.5
Townhomes 10.7
Small Apt. Buildings 14.8
Apt. Complexes 31.4
Mobile Homes 1.7
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 3.62
1 Bedroom 10.90
2 Bedrooms 28.52
3 Bedrooms 26.37
4 Bedrooms 16.99
5 or more bedrooms 13.59