Clearlake, CA
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Clearlake, 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

Clearlake Housing Market Information

With 15,182 people, 6,762 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $131,792, house prices in Clearlake are solidly below the national average.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Clearlake, accounting for 54.48% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Clearlake include mobile homes or trailers ( 31.45%), large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 8.85%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 4.37%).

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

There is a lot of housing in Clearlake 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 Clearlake built between 1940-1969 ( 30.85%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 15.18%). There's also some housing in Clearlake built before 1939 ( 4.34%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Clearlake. Fully 21.05% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Clearlake homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Clearlake 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.

Clearlake Home Appreciation Rates

Homes have actually lost value in Clearlake over the last then years, as home values have seen a decline of 35.71% during the ten year period. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout appreciation rate data shows Clearlake home appreciation rates at 1.82%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 7.47%.

Appreciation rates are so strong in Clearlake that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Clearlake real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Clearlake appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 17.94%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 99.75% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Clearlake. Clearlake appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 1.82%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 7.47%.

Importantly, this makes Clearlake 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 Clearlake's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 90% of the other cities and towns in California.

Average Home Values

 

Median Home Value:
$131,792

Clearlake, CA HOME PRICES

Value Range
> $1,410,000 0.0
$1,058,001 - $1,410,000 0.4
$706,001 - $1,058,000 3.9
$564,001 - $706,000 0.9
$424,001 - $564,000 4.6
$282,001 - $424,000 7.3
$141,001 - $282,000 24.6
$70,001 - $141,000 37.6
$0 - $70,000 20.7

Very Low for CA
Average for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
58.9300363295441 96.5608465608466

Number Of Homes And Apartments:
6,762

Clearlake Appreciation Rates

 
Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
CA*
Compared To
America*
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
62.54% 2.86% 2 8
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership

 

Average Market Rent:
$1,039 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Homeownership
Owners 54.25
Renters 45.75
Vacant 21.05

Housing Market Details

 

Age of Homes

AGE OF Clearlake HOMES
2000 or Newer 15.2
1970 - 1999 49.6
1940 - 1969 30.8
1939 or Older 4.3

Types of Homes

TYPE OF Clearlake HOMES
Single-Family 54.5
Townhomes 0.9
Small Apt. Buildings 4.4
Apt. Complexes 8.8
Mobile Homes 31.5
Other 0.0

Home Size

SIZE OF Clearlake HOMES
No Bedroom 2.99
1 Bedroom 14.92
2 Bedrooms 42.08
3 Bedrooms 36.22
4 Bedrooms 2.94
5 or more bedrooms 0.85