Buckley, WA


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Buckley, 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

Buckley Housing Market Information

With 4,550 people, 1,560 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $309,032, Buckley real estate prices are well above average cost compared to national prices.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Buckley, accounting for 71.07% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Buckley include duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 20.65%), mobile homes or trailers ( 3.93%), and a few row houses and other attached homes ( 2.68%).

The most prevalent building size and type in Buckley are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 54.83% owning and 45.17% renting.

There is a lot of housing in Buckley 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 Buckley built before 1939 ( 24.46%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 1940-1969 ( 19.76%). There's also some housing in Buckley built between 2000 and later ( 16.07%).

Buckley Home Appreciation Rates

Real estate appreciation rates in Buckley's have tracked to near the national average over the last then years, with the annual appreciation rate averaging -0.34% during the period.

Appreciation rates are so strong in Buckley that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Buckley real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Buckley appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 10.44%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 94.97% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Buckley. Buckley appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 2.83%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 11.81%.

Importantly, this makes Buckley 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 Buckley's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 50% of the other cities and towns in Washington.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,288,000 0.0
$966,001 - $1,288,000 1.2
$644,001 - $966,000 1.5
$515,001 - $644,000 5.0
$386,001 - $515,000 19.5
$257,001 - $386,000 35.1
$129,001 - $257,000 33.3
$64,001 - $129,000 0.0
$0 - $64,000 4.4

High for WA
Very High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
15.5396695183406 37.2340425531915

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Buckley 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
73.48% 3.25% 6 9
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,732 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 54.83
Renters 45.17
Vacant 7.14

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 16.1
1970 - 1999 39.7
1940 - 1969 19.8
1939 or Older 24.5

Types of Homes

Single-Family 71.1
Townhomes 2.7
Small Apt. Buildings 20.7
Apt. Complexes 1.7
Mobile Homes 3.9
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 1.31
1 Bedroom 5.42
2 Bedrooms 31.61
3 Bedrooms 46.55
4 Bedrooms 11.49
5 or more bedrooms 3.63

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