This story originally appeared on ConstructionCoverage.
According to data from Zillow, home prices in the U.S. have climbed over 42% in the last decade. While the country’s housing market as a whole recovered strongly from the lows of the Great Recession, the recovery was not evenly distributed throughout the country’s major cities.
As residents of some cities are being priced out of their own neighborhoods, property values in other cities have hardly changed. Even though housing prices have continued to rise during the COVID-19 pandemic, many are beginning to question whether the strong rise in home values will continue in densely populated cities.
The data used in the study comes from Zillow. To find the cities with the largest rise in home prices, researchers at Construction Coverage compared each city’s average median home price in the first six months of 2020 to its average median home price in the first six months of 2010. Cities were then ordered by their respective percentage change in median home price over that 10-year period.
Cities with less than 100,000 residents were not included in this analysis. Additionally, researchers used the latest U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey data to find median household income and population data for each city.
Here are the cities with the largest increase in home prices over the last decade.