Expected price increase
: 3.6 percent Unemployment rate
: 6.6 percent (97th lowest) Change in home prices (2010Q4-2011Q4)
: -1.8 percent(175/384)
The Lewiston metropolitan area, which has the second-smallest population in the country, is projected to undergo its first improvement in housing prices since 2009 in the coming year — an increase of 3.6 percent. In the following year, home prices are expected to increase 6.2 percent. This is within the top eighth of largest increases for next year. Between the fourth quarter of 2011 and the fourth quarter of 2016, home prices in the Lewiston housing market are expected to increase an average of 3.7 percent each year.
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