Anaheim, CA

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Anaheim, 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 Q3 2018. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2016 (latest available). Updated annually.

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

Anaheim Housing Market Information

With a population of 352,497, 100,004 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $589,981, real estate costs in Anaheim 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 Anaheim, accounting for 42.45% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Anaheim include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 35.02%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 11.05%), and a few row houses and other attached homes ( 8.20%).

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

There is a lot of housing in Anaheim 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 Anaheim built between 1940-1969 ( 41.40%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 8.08%). There's also some housing in Anaheim built before 1939 ( 2.44%).

Anaheim Home Appreciation Rates

In the last 10 years, Anaheim has experienced some of the highest home appreciation rates of any community in the nation. Anaheim real estate appreciated 46.59% over the last ten years, which is an average annual home appreciation rate of 3.90%, putting Anaheim in the top 10% nationally for real estate appreciation. If you are a home buyer or real estate investor, Anaheim definitely has a track record of being one of the best long term real estate investments in America through the last ten years.

Appreciation rates are so strong in Anaheim that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Anaheim real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Anaheim appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 8.51%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 85.80% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Anaheim. Anaheim appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 2.08%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 8.60%.

Relative to California, our data show that Anaheim's latest annual appreciation rate is lower 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 Anaheim differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Anaheim - 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 Anaheim real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,369,000 1.7
$1,027,001 - $1,369,000 4.3
$685,001 - $1,027,000 25.9
$548,001 - $685,000 27.2
$411,001 - $548,000 24.3
$274,001 - $411,000 7.9
$137,001 - $274,000 3.1
$68,001 - $137,000 2.0
$0 - $68,000 3.7

High for CA
Very High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
5.06277372262774 36.5661861074705

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Anaheim Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2018 Q2 - 2018 Q3
Last 12 Months:
2017 Q3 - 2018 Q3
Last 2 Years:
2016 Q3 - 2018 Q3
Last 5 Years:
2013 Q3 - 2018 Q3
Last 10 Years:
2008 Q3 - 2018 Q3
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2018 Q3
153.52% 5.09%
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$2,063 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 44.65
Renters 55.35
Vacant 4.54

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 8.1
1970 - 1999 48.1
1940 - 1969 41.4
1939 or Older 2.4

Types of Homes

Single-Family 42.4
Townhomes 8.2
Small Apt. Buildings 11.1
Apt. Complexes 35.0
Mobile Homes 3.2
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 2.77
1 Bedroom 18.85
2 Bedrooms 28.84
3 Bedrooms 29.33
4 Bedrooms 16.61
5 or more bedrooms 3.60