West Plains, MO Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 4,991 housing units in West Plains. This represents a 23.8% growth from 4,030 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 4,615 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 376 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in West Plains is about 61.1%. West Plains's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 10.1%. Average household size is 2.28 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in West Plains were built after 1973.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0.90%
One Bedroom10.80%
Two Bedrooms31.40%
Three Bedrooms44.10%
Four Bedrooms10.90%
Five Bedrooms or more1.90%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.3
Median year structure was built1975
Median Value of occupied units$70,300
Median Price asked for vacant units$58,200

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.23
Median year structure was built1970
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$276

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage1.90%
Home Equity Loan2.10%
Simple Mortgage50.90%
Debt Free45.20%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs15.8%