Battle Ground, WA


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Battle Ground, WA 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

Battle Ground Housing Market Information

With a population of 19,407, 5,989 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $298,668, Battle Ground real estate prices are well above average cost compared to national prices.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Battle Ground, accounting for 76.78% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Battle Ground include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 10.90%), row houses and other attached homes ( 5.68%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 3.68%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Battle Ground. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 66.45% of Battle Ground's homes, and 75.03% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

There is a lot of housing in Battle Ground 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 Battle Ground built between 2000 and later ( 42.55%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 1940-1969 ( 6.23%). There's also some housing in Battle Ground built before 1939 ( 2.46%).

Battle Ground Home Appreciation Rates

Appreciation rates for homes in Battle Ground have been tracking above average for the last ten years, according to NeighborhoodScout data. The cumulative appreciation rate over the ten years has been 0.39%, which ranks in the top 50% nationwide. This equates to an annual average Battle Ground house appreciation rate of 0.04%.

Appreciation rates are so strong in Battle Ground that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Battle Ground real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Battle Ground appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 10.68%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 95.49% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Battle Ground. Battle Ground appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 2.08%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 8.56%.

Importantly, this makes Battle Ground 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 Washington, our data show that Battle Ground's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 60% of the other cities and towns in Washington.

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

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:

Battle Ground, WA HOME PRICES

Value Range
> $1,349,000 0.2
$1,011,001 - $1,349,000 0.5
$674,001 - $1,011,000 2.3
$539,001 - $674,000 4.7
$404,001 - $539,000 10.6
$270,001 - $404,000 40.8
$135,001 - $270,000 34.2
$67,001 - $135,000 1.7
$0 - $67,000 5.0

High for WA
Very High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
16.4068908941756 39.0070921985816

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Battle Ground 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
74.55% 3.28% 7 9
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,503 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 66.45
Renters 33.55
Vacant 5.52

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF Battle Ground HOMES
2000 or Newer 42.5
1970 - 1999 48.8
1940 - 1969 6.2
1939 or Older 2.5

Types of Homes

TYPE OF Battle Ground HOMES
Single-Family 76.8
Townhomes 5.7
Small Apt. Buildings 3.7
Apt. Complexes 10.9
Mobile Homes 3.0
Other 0.0

Home Size

SIZE OF Battle Ground HOMES
No Bedroom 1.51
1 Bedroom 6.25
2 Bedrooms 14.77
3 Bedrooms 51.25
4 Bedrooms 23.77
5 or more bedrooms 2.45