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Raw data sources: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Housing Finance Agency.
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With a population of 54,621, 15,432 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $225,227, Colton real estate values are some of the lowest in California, although compared to real estate around the nation, Colton homes are still considered rather expensive.
Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Colton, accounting for 58.24% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Colton include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 25.29%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 7.30%), and a few mobile homes or trailers ( 4.85%).
People in Colton primarily live in small (one, two or no bedroom) single-family detached homes. Colton has a mixture of owner-occupied and renter-occupied housing.
There is a lot of housing in Colton 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 Colton built between 1940-1969 ( 27.46%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from before 1939 ( 7.59%). There's also some housing in Colton built between 2000 and later ( 4.62%).
Homes have actually lost value in Colton over the last then years, as home values have seen a decline of 23.79% during the ten year period. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout appreciation rate data shows Colton home appreciation rates at 2.02%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 8.32%.
Appreciation rates are so strong in Colton that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Colton real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Colton appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 9.47%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 92.23% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Colton. Colton appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 2.02%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 8.32%.
Importantly, this makes Colton 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 Colton's latest annual appreciation rate is higher 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 Colton differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Colton - 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 Colton real estate investment or home purchase decisions.
|$1,084,001 - $1,446,000||0.5|
|$723,001 - $1,084,000||0.7|
|$578,001 - $723,000||1.5|
|$434,001 - $578,000||7.5|
|$289,001 - $434,000||21.4|
|$145,001 - $289,000||44.6|
|$72,001 - $145,000||12.5|
|$0 - $72,000||10.6|
|Value Relative to Nation||Value Relative to State|
|Time Period||Total Appreciation||Avg. Annual Rate||
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
2000 Q1 - 2017 Q1
|* 10 is highest|
|AGE OF Colton HOMES|
|2000 or Newer||4.6|
|1970 - 1999||60.3|
|1940 - 1969||27.5|
|1939 or Older||7.6|
|TYPE OF Colton HOMES|
|Small Apt. Buildings||7.3|
|SIZE OF Colton HOMES|
|5 or more bedrooms||2.82|