California Real Estate
According to census data in the year 2000 there were 12,214,549 housing units in California.
This represents a 9.2% from 11,182,882 in 1990.
Of those housing units, 11,389,556 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 824,993 were located in what is classified as a rural area.
Homeownership rate in California is about 56.9%.
California's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 5.8%.
Average household size is 2.87 people.
The majority of houses, apartments or condos in California were built after 1970.
|Housing Units by Size|
|Five Bedrooms or more||2.7%|
Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos
|Average Household Size||2.95|
|Median year structure was built||1971|
|Median Value of occupied units||$211,500|
|Median Price asked for vacant units||$151,900|
Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos
|Average Household Size||2.78|
|Median year structure was built||1969|
|Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units||$621|
Owners Finance Status
|Second Mortgage & Equity Loan||0.1%|
|Home Equity Loan||7.7%|
|Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs||22.5%|
Cities & Towns