Enumclaw, WA


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Enumclaw, 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

Enumclaw Housing Market Information

With a population of 11,609, 4,563 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $295,321, Enumclaw real estate prices are well above average cost compared to national prices.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Enumclaw, accounting for 62.60% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Enumclaw include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 15.25%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 10.43%), and a few mobile homes or trailers ( 9.70%).

The most prevalent building size and type in Enumclaw are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 62.00% owning and 38.00% renting.

There is a lot of housing in Enumclaw 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 Enumclaw built before 1939 ( 16.80%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 1940-1969 ( 15.50%). There's also some housing in Enumclaw built between 2000 and later ( 6.66%).

Enumclaw Home Appreciation Rates

Real estate appreciation rates in Enumclaw's have tracked to near the national average over the last then years, with the annual appreciation rate averaging -0.63% during the period.

Appreciation rates are so strong in Enumclaw that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Enumclaw real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Enumclaw appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 8.52%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 89.00% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Enumclaw. Enumclaw appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 2.83%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 11.81%.

Importantly, this makes Enumclaw 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 Enumclaw's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 60% of the other cities and towns in Washington.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,282,000 0.2
$962,001 - $1,282,000 0.8
$641,001 - $962,000 2.6
$513,001 - $641,000 2.9
$385,001 - $513,000 19.9
$257,001 - $385,000 45.9
$128,001 - $257,000 16.8
$64,001 - $128,000 1.8
$0 - $64,000 9.0

Average for WA
Very High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
16.7057306926052 40.4255319148936

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Enumclaw 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
67.18% 3.02% 5 8
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,449 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 62.00
Renters 38.00
Vacant 4.40

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 6.7
1970 - 1999 61.0
1940 - 1969 15.5
1939 or Older 16.8

Types of Homes

Single-Family 62.6
Townhomes 2.0
Small Apt. Buildings 10.4
Apt. Complexes 15.3
Mobile Homes 9.7
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 2.01
1 Bedroom 8.57
2 Bedrooms 31.09
3 Bedrooms 38.45
4 Bedrooms 14.77
5 or more bedrooms 5.11

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