American Canyon, CA


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American Canyon, 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

American Canyon Housing Market Information

With a population of 20,554, 5,851 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $527,872, real estate costs in American Canyon 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 American Canyon, accounting for 78.16% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in American Canyon include mobile homes or trailers ( 13.27%), large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 7.83%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in American Canyon. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 74.15% of American Canyon's homes, and 66.04% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

American Canyon homes and real estate are some of the newest in America. 45.50% of American Canyon's housing was built since 2000, making the city have a very new look and feel. If you like the amenities of newer homes and subdivisions, then you will probably like what the American Canyon real estate market has to offer. Quite a bit of the housing here was also built between 1970-1999 ( 33.03%), and between 1940-1969 ( 19.94%). There's also some housing in American Canyon built before 1939 ( 1.53%).

American Canyon Home Appreciation Rates

American Canyon's appreciation rate notably has been below the national average for the last ten years. The average annual home appreciation rate in American Canyon during the period has been just -1.73%, which is lower than 80% of US communities.

Appreciation rates are so strong in American Canyon that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, American Canyon real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, American Canyon appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 8.30%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 88.08% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in American Canyon. American Canyon appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 2.41%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 10.01%.

Importantly, this makes American Canyon 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 American Canyon's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 50% 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 American Canyon differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in American Canyon - 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 American Canyon real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:

American Canyon, CA HOME PRICES

Value Range
> $1,479,000 2.5
$1,109,001 - $1,479,000 3.4
$739,001 - $1,109,000 13.6
$591,001 - $739,000 20.2
$443,001 - $591,000 22.2
$296,001 - $443,000 16.1
$148,001 - $296,000 11.1
$74,001 - $148,000 4.0
$0 - $74,000 6.8

High for CA
Very High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
5.19746865111918 35.7142857142857

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

American Canyon 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
80.61% 3.49% 5 9
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,900 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 74.15
Renters 25.85
Vacant 2.69

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF American Canyon HOMES
2000 or Newer 45.5
1970 - 1999 33.0
1940 - 1969 19.9
1939 or Older 1.5

Types of Homes

TYPE OF American Canyon HOMES
Single-Family 78.2
Townhomes 0.6
Small Apt. Buildings 0.1
Apt. Complexes 7.8
Mobile Homes 13.3
Other 0.0

Home Size

SIZE OF American Canyon HOMES
No Bedroom 0.17
1 Bedroom 3.64
2 Bedrooms 15.10
3 Bedrooms 36.89
4 Bedrooms 29.15
5 or more bedrooms 15.05

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