Aliso Viejo, CA


Highest Appreciating Aliso Viejo Neighborhoods Since 2000

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 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

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

Aliso Viejo Housing Market Information

With a population of 50,195, 18,425 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $590,618, 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 37.43% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Aliso Viejo include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 30.31%), row houses and other attached homes ( 27.66%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 4.31%).

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 ( 15.77%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 1940-1969 ( 1.38%).

Aliso Viejo Home Appreciation Rates

Real estate appreciation rates in Aliso Viejo's have tracked to near the national average over the last then years, with the annual appreciation rate averaging -0.70% during the period.

Over the last year, Aliso Viejo appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Aliso Viejo's appreciation rate has been -2.08%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Aliso Viejo were at 1.99%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 8.20%.

Importantly, this makes Aliso Viejo one of the highest appreciating communities in the nation for the latest quarter, and may signal the city's near-future real estate investment strength.

Relative to California, our data show that Aliso Viejo's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 90% 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
> $1,188,000 2.6
$891,001 - $1,188,000 10.2
$594,001 - $891,000 32.5
$475,001 - $594,000 18.9
$356,001 - $475,000 22.7
$238,001 - $356,000 8.2
$119,001 - $238,000 3.3
$59,001 - $119,000 0.2
$0 - $59,000 1.6

High for CA
Very High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
4.09000351576233 30.6878306878307

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Aliso Viejo Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2016 Q4 - 2017 Q1
Last 12 Months:
2016 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 2 Years:
2015 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 5 Years:
2012 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 10 Years:
2007 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2017 Q1
105.82% 4.27% 7 10
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$2,630 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 60.31
Renters 39.69
Vacant 5.25

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF Aliso Viejo HOMES
2000 or Newer 15.8
1970 - 1999 82.3
1940 - 1969 1.4
1939 or Older 0.5

Types of Homes

Single-Family 37.4
Townhomes 27.7
Small Apt. Buildings 4.3
Apt. Complexes 30.3
Mobile Homes 0.1
Other 0.2

Home Size

No Bedroom 0.84
1 Bedroom 13.38
2 Bedrooms 34.98
3 Bedrooms 33.36
4 Bedrooms 12.83
5 or more bedrooms 4.60