House Canary looked at 100 metros to determine where the best chances of high y/y price growth for single-family homes, condominiums and apartments might be. Because price growth correlates strongly with US Census migration data, House Canary dialed into markets where populations are growing and shrinking, here’s is what they found:

Top 10 Single-Family Markets – Population and Price Growth

Palm Bay – Melbourne, FL                     +6.6%

Seattle – Tacoma                                  +6.1%

Stockton – Lodi CA                               +6.0%

Salt Lake City                                       +5.9%

Daytona Beach FL                                +5.8%

Boise City ID                                        +5.7%

Tampa – St. Petersburg                         +5.6%

Sacramento – Roseville                         +5.4%

Nashville                                              +5.4%

McAllen TX                                           +5.3%

Bottom 10 Single-Family Markets – Population and Price Growth

Virginia Beach                                      +0.4%

Harrisburg PN                                      +0.5%

Bridgeport – Stamford CT                      +0.6%

Augusta                                                +0.8%

Rochester NY                                        +0.9%

Little Rock                                             +0.9%

New Orleans                                         +0.9%

Columbus SC                                         +1.0%

Syracuse NY                                          +1.0%

Hartford CT                                            +1.1%

Single-family home markets with high price growth often see higher price growth for condominiums and apartments. Though less inventory, condominiums and apartments often have higher buyer demand. In both of these market segments, price growth is dependent upon location, location, location.

Top 10 Condominium Markets – Population and Price Growth

Las Vegas                                              +8.7%***

Lakeland FL                                            +8.0%

Seattle                                                   +7.0%

Stockton – Lodi CA                                  +7.0%

Sacramento – Roseville                           +7.0%

Boise ID                                                 +6.8%

Palm Bay FL                                            +6.6%

Jacksonville FL                                        +6.5%

Tampa                                                   +6.2%

Colorado Springs                                    +6.2%

Bottom 10 Condominium Markets – Population and Price Growth

Augusta FL                                           -4.8%

Baton Rouge                                         -2.0%

Madison WI                                           -0.3%

New Orleans                                          0.0%

Scranton PN                                          + 0.5%

El Paso                                                  +0.6%

Virginia Beach                                       + 0.7%

Hartford CT                                           +0.7%

Oklahoma City                                       +1 .0%

Little Rock                                             +1.1%

Top 10 Apartment Markets – Population and Price Growth

Las Vegas                                              +8.5%***

Boise ID                                                 +7.5%

Grand Rapids                                        +7.1%

Stockton – Lodi                                      +7.0%

Colorado Springs                                     +6.5%

Tampa                                                    +6.4%

Lakeland FL                                             +6.0%

Orlando                                                   +6.0%

Seattle                                                    +5.9%

Deltona – Daytona Beach                           +5.9%

Bottom 10 Apartment Markets – Population and Price Growth

Virginia Beach                                           -0.7%

Syracuse                                                  +0.4%

Rochester                                                 +0.5%

Columbia SC                                             +0.8%

Winston-Salem NC                                     +0.9%

Madison                                                     +0.9%

Akron OH                                                   +1.0%

Wichita                                                      +1.0%

Baltimore                                                   +1.2%

El Paso                                                       +1.2%