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NEW YORK (CNN/Money) - Housing prices continue to defy forecasts of a slowdown.

Nationally, median home prices gained 8.8 percent in the fourth quarter versus the same period in 2003, according to a National Association of Realtors (NAR) report.

The median price was $187,500, which means that half the homes tracked cost more and half cost less. Of the 129 markets tracked, 62 areas had growth of more than 10 percent.

Over the past 12 months, Las Vegas home values showed the biggest gains. The median price of an existing single-family home in and around Sin City were up 47.3 percent. In Riverside and San Bernardino counties near Los Angeles prices were up 34.7 percent.

Six of the top-performing markets are in Florida with West Palm Beach and Boca Raton up 34 percent.

Not all markets have seen these kinds of gains. In nearly 17 metro areas, prices inched up less than 3 percent. In four metros, prices declined.

The NAR report for the fourth quarter was released on Feb. 15; first-quarter results are due on May 12.

Metro Area State Percent
Change
Median Price
Las Vegas NV 47.3% $281,400
Riverside-San Bernadino CA 34.7% $322,400
West Palm Beach-Boca Raton FL 34.0% $338,800
Bradenton FL 32.0% $245,700
Sacramento CA 31.5% $343,800
Melbourne-Titusville-Palm Bay FL 30.5% $172,200
Washington DC 26.9% $370,800
Ocala FL 26.8% $114,100
Ft. Myers-Cape Coral-Punta Gorda FL 26.5% $198,000
Sarasota FL 25.8% $279,500
Ft. Lauderdale-Hollywood-Pompano Beach FL 25.6% $296,800
Miami-Hialeah FL 25.5% $297,200
Reno NV 25.5% $286,200
San Diego CA 24.8% $569,900
Spokane WA 24.4% $152,700
Los Angeles-Long Beach CA 23.7% $470,900
Honolulu HI 22.8% $490,000
Orlando FL 21.7% $184,400
Norfolk Va. Beach-Newport News VA 21.1% $167,700
Daytona Beach FL 19.6% $162,600
Pensacola FL 19.2% $139,600
Anaheim-Santa Ana CA 19.1% $627,500
Atlantic City, NJ NJ 18.9% $216,500
Tucson AZ 18.5% $185,300
Phoenix AZ 17.9% $180,200
Jackson MS 17.5% $123,600
Wilmington DE-NJ-MD 17.3% $192,500
New Haven-Meriden CT 16.5% $264,600
Monmouth-Ocean Counties NJ 16.5% $338,400
Albany-Schenectady-Troy NY 16.0% $168,600
Tacoma WA 15.9% $211,700
Jacksonville FL 15.7% $153,700
Philadelphia PA-NJ 15.6% $187,900
Nassau-Suffolk NY 15.2% $431,900
Middlesex-Somerset-Hunterdon NJ 15.0% $358,200
Newark NJ 14.9% $369,500
Albuquerque NM 14.8% $155,800
Eugene-Springfield OR 14.7% $174,100
Tampa-St.Petersburg-Clearwater FL 14.6% $168,500
Providence RI 14.5% $275,600
Bergen-Passaic NJ 14.4% $423,500
San Francisco CA 14.3% $656,700
Baltimore MD 14.0% $248,400
Shreveport LA 13.8% $115,500
New York-North NJ-Long Island NY 13.8% $403,600
Portland OR 13.7% $218,700
Waterloo/Cedar Falls IA 13.2% $97,900
Buffalo-Niagara Falls NY 13.1% $94,800
Springfield MO 12.4% $109,100
Richmond-Petersburg VA 12.4% $176,200
Trenton NJ 12.1% $229,400
Tallahassee FL 12.0% $156,300
Corpus Christi TX 11.5% $114,500
Biloxi-Gulfport MS 11.3% $117,300
Milwaukee WI 11.3% $199,300
Birmingham AL 10.8% $149,700
Oklahoma City OK 10.8% $109,700
Hartford CT 10.7% $232,800
Springfield MA 10.7% $171,200
New Orleans LA 10.5% $140,300
Aurora-Elgin IL 10.3% $221,000
Fargo ND 10.0% $128,000
Boston MA 9.4% $387,800
Topeka KS 9.3% $99,100
Portland ME 9.3% $236,600
Saint Louis MO-IL 9.3% $129,100
Worcester MA 9.2% $276,500
Toledo OH 8.8% $112,400
Davenport/Moline/Rock Island IA-IL 8.4% $104,400
Seattle WA 8.4% $299,800
Rockford IL 8.3% $125,800
Kalamazoo MI 8.2% $126,200
Chattanooga TN-GA 7.7% $126,400
Knoxville TN 7.5% $135,200
Cedar Rapids IA 7.4% $133,400
Lansing-E.Lansing MI 7.2% $140,700
Nashville TN 7.2% $148,700
Tulsa OK 7.1% $118,100
Green Bay WI 6.9% $144,700
Rochester NY 6.8% $106,200
Amarillo TX 6.7% $100,400
Syracuse NY 6.6% $98,600
Des Moines IA 6.5% $141,600
Champaign IL 6.5% $119,700
Charleston SC 6.5% $180,400
Salt Lake City-Ogden UT 6.5% $159,700
Montgomery AL 6.3% $119,000
Madison WI 6.3% $210,800
Pittsburgh PA 6.1% $107,600
Wichita KS 6.0% $105,500
Lexington-Fayette KY-IN 6.0% $143,500
San Antonio TX 6.0% $122,500
Baton Rouge LA 5.6% $128,200
Columbia SC 5.6% $127,000
Raleigh-Durham NC 5.5% $185,600
Little Rock-N. Little Rock AR 5.3% $108,000
Springfield IL 5.2% $93,600
Ft. Wayne, IN IN 5.1% $94,900
Akron OH 5.0% $117,200
Sioux Falls SD 4.9% $127,300
Dayton-Springfield OH 4.8% $113,800
Gary-Hammond IN 4.7% $125,800
Kansas City MO-KS 4.7% $149,300
Lake County IL 4.5% $258,700
Richland/Kennewick/Pasco WA 4.3% $148,500
Colordo Springs CO 4.2% $192,300
Minneapolis-St. Paul MN-WI 4.2% $220,600
Greensboro/Winston-Salem/High Point NC 3.8% $140,300
Columbus OH 3.4% $143,400
Atlanta GA 3.1% $157,700
Peoria IL 3.1% $95,200
Grand Rapids MI 3.0% $132,100
Chicago IL 2.7% $242,600
Cincinnati OH-KY-IN 2.7% $143,000
Memphis TN-AR-MS 2.4% $134,800
Houston TX 2.0% $135,500
South Bend-Mishawaka IN 1.8% $96,400
Denver CO 1.7% $237,100
Dallas TX 1.6% $137,300
Appleton WI 1.6% $123,300
El Paso TX 1.5% $96,100
Louisville KY-IN 1.1% $131,800
Greenville-Spartanburg SC 0.9% $129,000
Lincoln NE 0.8% $133,100
Mobile AL 0.6% $126,900
Beaumont TX -1.3% $87,800
Austin/San Marcos TX -2.1% $151,300
Indianapolis IN -3.9% $113,400
Charleston WV -4.2% $107,200
Cleveland OH NA $137,500
Metro Area State Percent
Change
Median Price
Source: National Association of Realtors ^top^



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