Calabasas, CA


Highest Appreciating Calabasas Neighborhoods Since 2000

Calabasas, 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

Calabasas Housing Market Information

With 24,319 people, 8,733 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $1,385,909, Calabasas house prices are not only among the most expensive in California, Calabasas real estate also is some of the most expensive in all of America.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Calabasas, accounting for 63.49% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Calabasas include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 15.30%), row houses and other attached homes ( 10.27%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 8.50%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Calabasas. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 70.15% of Calabasas's homes, and 57.11% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

There is a lot of housing in Calabasas 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 Calabasas built between 1940-1969 ( 18.59%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 9.70%).

Calabasas Home Appreciation Rates

Appreciation rates for homes in Calabasas have been tracking above average for the last ten years, according to NeighborhoodScout data. The cumulative appreciation rate over the ten years has been 3.54%, which ranks in the top 50% nationwide. This equates to an annual average Calabasas house appreciation rate of 0.35%.

Appreciation rates are so strong in Calabasas that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Calabasas real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Calabasas appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 6.92%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 80.80% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Calabasas. Calabasas appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 1.99%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 8.20%.

Importantly, this makes Calabasas 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 Calabasas's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 60% 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 Calabasas differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Calabasas - 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 Calabasas real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,241,000 38.9
$930,001 - $1,241,000 26.2
$621,001 - $930,000 14.4
$496,001 - $621,000 4.4
$372,001 - $496,000 6.0
$248,001 - $372,000 2.3
$124,001 - $248,000 2.8
$62,001 - $124,000 2.8
$0 - $62,000 2.0

Very High for CA
Very High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
0.527364350169929 5.68783068783069

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Calabasas 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
121.76% 4.73% 9 10
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$3,037 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 70.15
Renters 29.85
Vacant 3.80

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF Calabasas HOMES
2000 or Newer 9.7
1970 - 1999 70.8
1940 - 1969 18.6
1939 or Older 0.9

Types of Homes

Single-Family 63.5
Townhomes 10.3
Small Apt. Buildings 8.5
Apt. Complexes 15.3
Mobile Homes 2.4
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 0.80
1 Bedroom 5.43
2 Bedrooms 19.41
3 Bedrooms 26.82
4 Bedrooms 30.28
5 or more bedrooms 17.25