Camas, WA Real Estate Market

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 Q4 2020. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more about Scout's Real Estate Data

Camas, WA Housing Market Trends

With a population of 24,418, 8,224 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $566,969, Camas house prices are not only among the most expensive in Washington, Camas real estate also is some of the most expensive in all of America.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Camas, accounting for 83.62% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Camas include row houses and other attached homes ( 6.20%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 4.58%), and a few large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 4.40%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Camas. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 77.50% of Camas's homes, and 69.14% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

There is a lot of housing in Camas 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 Camas built between 2000 and later ( 37.56%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 1940-1969 ( 14.81%). There's also some housing in Camas built before 1939 ( 9.56%).

Camas Home Appreciation Rates

In the last 10 years, Camas has experienced some of the highest home appreciation rates of any community in the nation. Camas real estate appreciated 87.23% over the last ten years, which is an average annual home appreciation rate of 6.47%, putting Camas in the top 10% nationally for real estate appreciation. If you are a home buyer or real estate investor, Camas definitely has a track record of being one of the best long term real estate investments in America through the last ten years.

NeighborhoodScout's data show that during the latest twelve months, Camas's appreciation rate, at 5.39%, has been at or slightly above the national average. In the latest quarter, Camas's appreciation rate has been 2.12%, which annualizes to a rate of 8.77%.

Relative to Washington, our data show that Camas's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 90% 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 Camas differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Camas - 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 Camas real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values

 
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Median Home Value:
$566,969

Camas, WA HOME PRICES

> $1,241,000
2.6%
2.6%
$931,001 - $1,241,000
5.4%
5.4%
$621,001 - $931,000
26.0%
26.0%
$496,001 - $621,000
19.5%
19.5%
$372,001 - $496,000
23.8%
23.8%
$248,001 - $372,000
14.6%
14.6%
$124,001 - $248,000
5.3%
5.3%
$62,001 - $124,000
0.4%
0.4%
$0 - $62,000
2.4%
2.4%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES
Value Relative To State

Very High for Nation

Very High for WA

Value Relative To Nation

Number Of Homes And Apartments:
8,224

Camas Appreciation Rates

 
Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
WA*
Compared To
America*
Latest Quarter:
2020 Q3 - 2020 Q4
Last 12 Months:
2019 Q4 - 2020 Q4
Last 2 Years:
2018 Q4 - 2020 Q4
Last 5 Years:
2015 Q4 - 2020 Q4
Last 10 Years:
2010 Q4 - 2020 Q4
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2020 Q4
137.30% 4.20%
7
10
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership

 
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Average Market Rent:
$2,851 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners
77.5%
77.5%
Renters
22.5%
22.5%
Vacant
4.1%
4.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES

Housing Market Details

 
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Age of Homes

2000 or Newer
37.6%
37.6%
1970 - 1999
38.1%
38.1%
1940 - 1969
14.8%
14.8%
1939 or Older
9.6%
9.6%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES

Types of Homes

Single-Family
83.6%
83.6%
Townhomes
6.2%
6.2%
Small Apt. Buildings
4.6%
4.6%
Apt. Complexes
4.4%
4.4%
Mobile Homes
1.2%
1.2%
Other
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES

Home Size

No Bedroom
0.5%
0.5%
1 Bedroom
4.2%
4.2%
2 Bedrooms
14.8%
14.8%
3 Bedrooms
35.8%
35.8%
4 Bedrooms
33.3%
33.3%
5 or more bedrooms
11.4%
11.4%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES