These data come from the U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey. They are based on averages of data collected in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017. These estimates cannot be used to say what is going on in any particular year in the period, only what the average value is over the full period. The Census Bureau's American Factfinder also provides 1-year estimates for counties with at least 65,000 people. We use 5-year estimates because they are available for all counties and allow comparison to other counties within the region.
The value of owner occupied housing is the census respondent's estimate of how much the property (house and lot, mobile home and lot, or condominium unit) would sell for if it were for sale. The median value is the level at which half the housing units have a higher value and half have a lower value. Here, we present the real median value, which means the data have been adjusted for inflation.
The real median value of owner occupied housing in Idaho from 2013-2017. . .
- was $176,800 compared to $193,500 in the U.S.
- increased by 29.5 percent from 1980 to 2013-2017
- ranked 26th - from highest to lowest - out of 50 states.