Pasco, WA


Highest Appreciating Pasco Neighborhoods Since 2000

Pasco, 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

Pasco Housing Market Information

With 69,451 people, 19,522 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $162,521, Pasco real estate values are some of the lowest in Washington, although compared to real estate around the nation, Pasco homes are still considered rather expensive.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Pasco, accounting for 69.78% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Pasco include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 13.06%), mobile homes or trailers ( 8.09%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 7.24%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Pasco. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 66.27% of Pasco's homes, and 65.64% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

Pasco homes and real estate are some of the newest in America. 44.74% of Pasco's housing was built since 2000, making the city have a very new look and feel. If you like the amenities of newer homes and subdivisions, then you will probably like what the Pasco real estate market has to offer. Quite a bit of the housing here was also built between 1970-1999 ( 30.78%), and between 1940-1969 ( 19.75%). There's also some housing in Pasco built before 1939 ( 4.73%).

Pasco Home Appreciation Rates

In the last 10 years, Pasco has experienced some of the highest home appreciation rates of any community in the nation. Pasco real estate appreciated 23.61% over the last ten years, which is an average annual home appreciation rate of 2.14%, putting Pasco in the top 20% nationally for real estate appreciation. If you are a home buyer or real estate investor, Pasco definitely has a track record of being one of the best long term real estate investments in America through the last ten years.

Appreciation rates are so strong in Pasco that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Pasco real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Pasco appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 9.45%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 92.18% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Pasco. Pasco appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 2.81%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 11.71%.

Importantly, this makes Pasco 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 Pasco's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 50% 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 Pasco differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Pasco - 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 Pasco real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,184,000 0.4
$888,001 - $1,184,000 0.3
$592,001 - $888,000 1.0
$474,001 - $592,000 1.3
$355,001 - $474,000 3.9
$237,001 - $355,000 15.3
$118,001 - $237,000 58.2
$59,001 - $118,000 13.1
$0 - $59,000 6.6

Very Low for WA
Average for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
44.6443220438298 86.8794326241135

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Pasco 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
61.13% 2.80% 3 7
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,019 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 66.27
Renters 33.73
Vacant 3.84

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 44.7
1970 - 1999 30.8
1940 - 1969 19.7
1939 or Older 4.7

Types of Homes

Single-Family 69.8
Townhomes 1.7
Small Apt. Buildings 7.2
Apt. Complexes 13.1
Mobile Homes 8.1
Other 0.2

Home Size

No Bedroom 3.26
1 Bedroom 6.49
2 Bedrooms 19.52
3 Bedrooms 46.90
4 Bedrooms 18.74
5 or more bedrooms 5.10