Atascadero, CA Real Estate Market

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 Q4 2020. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more about Scout's Real Estate Data

Atascadero, CA Housing Market Trends

With 30,075 people, 11,621 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $537,907, real estate costs in Atascadero 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 Atascadero, accounting for 71.24% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Atascadero include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 11.63%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 9.37%), and a few row houses and other attached homes ( 4.08%).

The most prevalent building size and type in Atascadero are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 61.70% owning and 38.30% renting.

There is a lot of housing in Atascadero 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 Atascadero built between 2000 and later ( 19.87%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 1940-1969 ( 19.48%). There's also some housing in Atascadero built before 1939 ( 3.69%).

Atascadero Home Appreciation Rates

In the last 10 years, Atascadero has experienced some of the highest home appreciation rates of any community in the nation. Atascadero real estate appreciated 65.34% over the last ten years, which is an average annual home appreciation rate of 5.16%, putting Atascadero in the top 20% nationally for real estate appreciation. If you are a home buyer or real estate investor, Atascadero definitely has a track record of being one of the best long term real estate investments in America through the last ten years.

Over the last year, Atascadero appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Atascadero's appreciation rate has been 3.52%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Atascadero were at 1.40%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 5.73%.

Notably, Atascadero's appreciation rate in the latest quarter is one of the lowest in America.

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

Average Home Values

 
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Median Home Value:
$537,907

Atascadero, CA HOME PRICES

> $1,169,000
2.1%
2.1%
$876,001 - $1,169,000
5.8%
5.8%
$584,001 - $876,000
33.3%
33.3%
$467,001 - $584,000
22.3%
22.3%
$350,001 - $467,000
20.3%
20.3%
$234,001 - $350,000
8.0%
8.0%
$117,001 - $234,000
3.5%
3.5%
$58,001 - $117,000
1.4%
1.4%
$0 - $58,000
3.2%
3.2%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES
Value Relative To State

Very High for Nation

Average for CA

Value Relative To Nation

Number Of Homes And Apartments:
11,621

Atascadero Appreciation Rates

 
Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
CA*
Compared To
America*
Latest Quarter:
2020 Q3 - 2020 Q4
Last 12 Months:
2019 Q4 - 2020 Q4
Last 2 Years:
2018 Q4 - 2020 Q4
Last 5 Years:
2015 Q4 - 2020 Q4
Last 10 Years:
2010 Q4 - 2020 Q4
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2020 Q4
117.03% 3.76%
5
9
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership

 
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Average Market Rent:
$1,877 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners
61.7%
61.7%
Renters
38.3%
38.3%
Vacant
3.4%
3.4%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES

Housing Market Details

 
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Age of Homes

2000 or Newer
19.9%
19.9%
1970 - 1999
57.0%
57.0%
1940 - 1969
19.5%
19.5%
1939 or Older
3.7%
3.7%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES

Types of Homes

Single-Family
71.2%
71.2%
Townhomes
4.1%
4.1%
Small Apt. Buildings
9.4%
9.4%
Apt. Complexes
11.6%
11.6%
Mobile Homes
3.7%
3.7%
Other
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES

Home Size

No Bedroom
2.9%
2.9%
1 Bedroom
7.8%
7.8%
2 Bedrooms
27.7%
27.7%
3 Bedrooms
48.4%
48.4%
4 Bedrooms
11.0%
11.0%
5 or more bedrooms
2.1%
2.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES