Aliso Viejo CA

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Aliso Viejo, CA Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Housing Finance Agency.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2020. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

Aliso Viejo Housing Market Information

With 51,783 people, 18,667 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $728,193, real estate costs in Aliso Viejo are among some of the highest in the nation, although house prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive California communities.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Aliso Viejo, accounting for 37.05% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Aliso Viejo include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 30.01%), row houses and other attached homes ( 28.08%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 4.67%).

People in Aliso Viejo primarily live in small (one, two or no bedroom) single-family detached homes. Aliso Viejo has a mixture of owner-occupied and renter-occupied housing.

There is a lot of housing in Aliso Viejo built from 1970 to 1999 so parts of town may have that "Brady Bunch" look of homes popular in the '70s and early '80s, although some of these houses were built up through the early '90s as well. There is also a lot of housing in Aliso Viejo built between 2000 and later ( 14.70%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 1940-1969 ( 1.59%).

Aliso Viejo Home Appreciation Rates

In the last 10 years, Aliso Viejo has experienced some of the highest home appreciation rates of any community in the nation. Aliso Viejo real estate appreciated 52.45% over the last ten years, which is an average annual home appreciation rate of 4.31%, putting Aliso Viejo in the top 20% nationally for real estate appreciation. If you are a home buyer or real estate investor, Aliso Viejo definitely has a track record of being one of the best long term real estate investments in America through the last ten years.

NeighborhoodScout's data show that during the latest twelve months, Aliso Viejo's appreciation rate, at 6.32%, has been at or slightly above the national average. In the latest quarter, Aliso Viejo's appreciation rate has been 1.00%, which annualizes to a rate of 4.08%.

Relative to California, our data show that Aliso Viejo's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 80% of the other cities and towns in California.

One very important thing to keep in mind is that these are average appreciation rates for the city. Individual neighborhoods within Aliso Viejo differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Aliso Viejo - or in any city or town - that have the best track record of real estate appreciation, by the latest quarter, the last year, 2 years, 5 years, 10 years, or even since 2000, to assist you in making the best Aliso Viejo real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,181,000 5.2
$886,001 - $1,181,000 17.4
$591,001 - $886,000 42.6
$473,001 - $591,000 18.0
$354,001 - $473,000 11.2
$236,001 - $354,000 3.3
$118,001 - $236,000 0.5
$59,001 - $118,000 0.1
$0 - $59,000 1.7

High for CA
Very High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
3.05401459854015 24.9017038007864

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Aliso Viejo Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2019 Q4 - 2020 Q1
Last 12 Months:
2019 Q1 - 2020 Q1
Last 2 Years:
2018 Q1 - 2020 Q1
Last 5 Years:
2015 Q1 - 2020 Q1
Last 10 Years:
2010 Q1 - 2020 Q1
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2020 Q1
150.97% 4.65%
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$3,216 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 60.04
Renters 39.96
Vacant 5.64

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF Aliso Viejo HOMES
2000 or Newer 14.7
1970 - 1999 83.5
1940 - 1969 1.6
1939 or Older 0.2

Types of Homes

Single-Family 37.1
Townhomes 28.1
Small Apt. Buildings 4.7
Apt. Complexes 30.0
Mobile Homes 0.2
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 1.96
1 Bedroom 11.99
2 Bedrooms 34.19
3 Bedrooms 33.75
4 Bedrooms 13.83
5 or more bedrooms 4.28