Duarte, CA


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Duarte, CA Real Estate Data

Duarte Housing Market Information

With 21,990 people, 7,030 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $494,513, real estate costs in Duarte 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 Duarte, accounting for 63.12% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Duarte include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 16.37%), row houses and other attached homes ( 16.01%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 2.89%).

The most prevalent building size and type in Duarte are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 62.89% owning and 37.11% 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. Duarte's housing was primarily built during this period, from the '40s through the '60s. A full 52.62% of the city's housing hails from this era. Other housing ages represented in Duarte include homes built between 1970-1999 ( 41.74%) and housing constructed between 2000 and later ( 3.59%). There's also some housing in Duarte built before 1939 ( 2.05%).

Duarte Home Appreciation Rates

Real estate appreciation rates in Duarte's have tracked to near the national average over the last then years, with the annual appreciation rate averaging -0.48% during the period.

Appreciation rates are so strong in Duarte that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Duarte real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Duarte appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 5.99%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 74.08% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Duarte. Duarte appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 1.34%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 5.46%.

Relative to California, our data show that Duarte'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 Duarte differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Duarte - 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 Duarte real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,350,000 0.7
$1,013,001 - $1,350,000 1.9
$675,001 - $1,013,000 14.7
$540,001 - $675,000 17.2
$405,001 - $540,000 30.6
$270,001 - $405,000 21.7
$135,001 - $270,000 5.3
$67,001 - $135,000 1.8
$0 - $67,000 6.1

Average for CA
Very High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
6.31258417754875 40.554821664465

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,650 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 62.89
Renters 37.11
Vacant 3.73

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 3.6
1970 - 1999 41.7
1940 - 1969 52.6
1939 or Older 2.1

Types of Homes

Single-Family 63.1
Townhomes 16.0
Small Apt. Buildings 2.9
Apt. Complexes 16.4
Mobile Homes 1.6
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 2.77
1 Bedroom 10.04
2 Bedrooms 28.86
3 Bedrooms 43.58
4 Bedrooms 13.11
5 or more bedrooms 1.66

Duarte Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2016 Q2 - 2016 Q3
Last 12 Months:
2015 Q4 - 2016 Q3
Last 2 Years:
2014 Q4 - 2016 Q3
Last 5 Years:
2011 Q4 - 2016 Q3
Last 10 Years:
2006 Q4 - 2016 Q3
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2016 Q3
133.41% 5.11% 10 10
* 10 is highest