Claremont, CA


Highest Appreciating Claremont Neighborhoods Since 2000

Claremont, CA Real Estate Data

Claremont Housing Market Information

With a population of 36,283, 11,673 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $716,324, real estate costs in Claremont 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 Claremont, accounting for 70.87% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Claremont include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 14.77%), row houses and other attached homes ( 7.51%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 6.84%).

The most prevalent building size and type in Claremont are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 57.58% owning and 42.42% renting.

At the end of World War II, American soldiers returned home triumphant and, with the help of the GI Bill, built homes by the millions on the edges of America's cities. These homes were predominantly capes and ranches, modest in size, but built to house a growing middle-class as the 20th century became the American century. Claremont's housing was primarily built during this period, from the '40s through the '60s. A full 50.66% of the city's housing hails from this era. Other housing ages represented in Claremont include homes built between 1970-1999 ( 32.69%) and housing constructed before 1939 ( 8.39%). There's also some housing in Claremont built between 2000 and later ( 8.26%).

Claremont Home Appreciation Rates

Appreciation rates for homes in Claremont have been tracking above average for the last ten years, according to NeighborhoodScout data. The cumulative appreciation rate over the ten years has been 1.57%, which ranks in the top 50% nationwide. This equates to an annual average Claremont house appreciation rate of 0.16%.

Appreciation rates are so strong in Claremont that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Claremont real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Claremont appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 5.99%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 72.91% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Claremont. Claremont appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 1.53%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 6.28%.

Importantly, this makes Claremont 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 Claremont's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 70% 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 Claremont differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Claremont - 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 Claremont real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,256,000 3.3
$942,001 - $1,256,000 10.0
$628,001 - $942,000 31.5
$502,001 - $628,000 19.1
$377,001 - $502,000 21.3
$251,001 - $377,000 6.7
$125,001 - $251,000 3.7
$63,001 - $125,000 0.7
$0 - $63,000 1.3

High for CA
Very High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
2.47275284190789 22.2222222222222

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,794 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 57.58
Renters 42.42
Vacant 6.39

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF Claremont HOMES
2000 or Newer 8.3
1970 - 1999 32.7
1940 - 1969 50.7
1939 or Older 8.4

Types of Homes

Single-Family 70.9
Townhomes 7.5
Small Apt. Buildings 6.8
Apt. Complexes 14.8
Mobile Homes 0.0
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 2.26
1 Bedroom 11.48
2 Bedrooms 18.30
3 Bedrooms 34.10
4 Bedrooms 25.92
5 or more bedrooms 7.94

Claremont Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2016 Q3 - 2016 Q4
Last 12 Months:
2015 Q4 - 2016 Q4
Last 2 Years:
2014 Q4 - 2016 Q4
Last 5 Years:
2011 Q4 - 2016 Q4
Last 10 Years:
2006 Q4 - 2016 Q4
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2016 Q4
132.26% 5.01% 10 10
* 10 is highest