Calistoga, CA


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Calistoga, 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

Calistoga Housing Market Information

With 5,330 people, 2,061 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $518,793, real estate costs in Calistoga 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 Calistoga, accounting for 50.24% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Calistoga include mobile homes or trailers ( 22.82%), large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 11.68%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 11.11%).

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

There is a lot of housing in Calistoga 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 Calistoga built between 1940-1969 ( 21.03%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 15.70%). There's also some housing in Calistoga built before 1939 ( 11.31%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Calistoga. Fully 16.15% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Calistoga homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Calistoga real estate prices below levels they could achieve if vacant housing was absorbed into the market and became occupied. Housing vacancy rates are a useful measure to consider, along with other things, if you are a home buyer or a real estate investor.

Calistoga Home Appreciation Rates

Appreciation rates for homes in Calistoga have been tracking above average for the last ten years, according to NeighborhoodScout data. The cumulative appreciation rate over the ten years has been 0.42%, which ranks in the top 50% nationwide. This equates to an annual average Calistoga house appreciation rate of 0.04%.

Appreciation rates are so strong in Calistoga that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Calistoga real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Calistoga appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 7.03%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 81.55% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Calistoga. Calistoga appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 2.41%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 10.01%.

Importantly, this makes Calistoga 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 Calistoga's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 60% of the other cities and towns in California.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,317,000 4.6
$988,001 - $1,317,000 14.9
$658,001 - $988,000 21.4
$527,001 - $658,000 10.9
$395,001 - $527,000 8.8
$264,001 - $395,000 3.7
$132,001 - $264,000 5.0
$66,001 - $132,000 19.6
$0 - $66,000 11.0

High for CA
Very High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
5.45529122231337 37.8306878306878

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Calistoga 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
81.00% 3.50% 5 9
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,563 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 57.52
Renters 42.48
Vacant 16.15

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF Calistoga HOMES
2000 or Newer 15.7
1970 - 1999 52.0
1940 - 1969 21.0
1939 or Older 11.3

Types of Homes

Single-Family 50.2
Townhomes 4.1
Small Apt. Buildings 11.1
Apt. Complexes 11.7
Mobile Homes 22.8
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 1.71
1 Bedroom 17.58
2 Bedrooms 41.33
3 Bedrooms 28.52
4 Bedrooms 10.21
5 or more bedrooms 0.65

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