Bristow, VA


Highest Appreciating Bristow Neighborhoods Since 2000

Bristow, VA 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 34,898 people, 1,720 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $418,082, Bristow house prices are not only among the most expensive in Virginia, Bristow real estate also is some of the most expensive in all of America.

Bristow is a town of large, single-family homes. In fact, there is a higher proportion of four, five or more bedroom homes in Bristow than is found in 98% of the communities in America.

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Bristow. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 84.06% of Bristow's homes, and 74.80% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

Bristow homes and real estate are some of the newest in America. 72.83% of Bristow's housing was built since 2000, making the town have a very new look and feel. If you like the amenities of newer homes and subdivisions, then you will probably like what the Bristow real estate market has to offer. Quite a bit of the housing here was also built between 1970-1999 ( 25.76%), and between 1940-1969 ( 0.99%).

Bristow Home Appreciation Rates

Homes have actually lost value in Bristow over the last then years, as home values have seen a decline of 21.33% during the ten year period. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout appreciation rate data shows Bristow home appreciation rates at -0.17%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of -0.70%.

Over the last year, Bristow appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Bristow's appreciation rate has been 1.38%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Bristow were at -0.17%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of -0.70%.

Relative to Virginia, our data show that Bristow's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 50% of the other cities and towns in Virginia.

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

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,077,000 0.0
$808,001 - $1,077,000 0.2
$539,001 - $808,000 12.5
$431,001 - $539,000 34.5
$323,001 - $431,000 31.0
$215,001 - $323,000 19.8
$107,001 - $215,000 0.4
$54,001 - $107,000 0.3
$0 - $54,000 1.4

Very High for VA
Very High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
8.5784600960975 10.5263157894737

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
52.01% 2.46% 6 6
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$2,831 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 84.06
Renters 15.94
Vacant 1.83

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 72.8
1970 - 1999 25.8
1940 - 1969 1.0
1939 or Older 0.4

Types of Homes

Single-Family 68.0
Townhomes 28.8
Small Apt. Buildings 1.9
Apt. Complexes 1.3
Mobile Homes 0.0
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 0.11
1 Bedroom 0.97
2 Bedrooms 7.16
3 Bedrooms 31.33
4 Bedrooms 43.47
5 or more bedrooms 16.95