The data below represents two factors, House Price Index change by percentage and the number of permits granted for construction of private housing. Based on the data, from 2012 to 2017, Cowley County has seen house prices increase 11.24 percent. In the span of one year, 2016-2017, house prices increased 2.58 percent. As for private housing permits, with exception to one year (2015), the amount of granted private housing permits has stayed in the 30s. In 2015, the county saw a total of 111 permits granted.