Culpeper, VA


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Culpeper, 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

Culpeper Housing Market Information

With a population of 17,557, 5,874 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $238,379, Culpeper real estate prices are well above average cost compared to national prices.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Culpeper, accounting for 58.40% of the town's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Culpeper include row houses and other attached homes ( 18.84%), large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 16.15%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 6.25%).

The most prevalent building size and type in Culpeper are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The town has a mixture of owners and renters, with 50.21% owning and 49.79% renting.

There is a lot of housing in Culpeper 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 Culpeper built between 2000 and later ( 34.30%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 1940-1969 ( 19.48%). There's also some housing in Culpeper built before 1939 ( 8.11%).

Culpeper Home Appreciation Rates

Homes have actually lost value in Culpeper over the last then years, as home values have seen a decline of 24.15% during the ten year period. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout appreciation rate data shows Culpeper home appreciation rates at -0.17%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of -0.70%.

Over the last year, Culpeper appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Culpeper's appreciation rate has been 1.72%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Culpeper were at -0.17%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of -0.70%.

Relative to Virginia, our data show that Culpeper's latest annual appreciation rate is higher 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 Culpeper differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Culpeper - 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 Culpeper real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,132,000 0.5
$849,001 - $1,132,000 0.5
$566,001 - $849,000 1.6
$453,001 - $566,000 2.7
$339,001 - $453,000 16.2
$226,001 - $339,000 35.5
$113,001 - $226,000 38.8
$57,001 - $113,000 2.2
$0 - $57,000 1.9

High for VA
High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
24.3993906011954 32.409972299169

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Culpeper 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
52.19% 2.46% 6 6
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,339 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 50.21
Renters 49.79
Vacant 8.16

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 34.3
1970 - 1999 38.1
1940 - 1969 19.5
1939 or Older 8.1

Types of Homes

Single-Family 58.4
Townhomes 18.8
Small Apt. Buildings 6.3
Apt. Complexes 16.2
Mobile Homes 0.1
Other 0.3

Home Size

No Bedroom 0.00
1 Bedroom 6.75
2 Bedrooms 25.53
3 Bedrooms 41.40
4 Bedrooms 18.68
5 or more bedrooms 7.63