El Segundo, CA


Highest Appreciating El Segundo Neighborhoods Since 2000

El Segundo, 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

El Segundo Housing Market Information

With 17,037 people, 6,747 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $1,037,403, El Segundo house prices are not only among the most expensive in California, El Segundo real estate also is some of the most expensive in all of America.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in El Segundo, accounting for 43.16% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in El Segundo include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 39.78%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 11.50%), and a few row houses and other attached homes ( 5.34%).

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

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. El Segundo's housing was primarily built during this period, from the '40s through the '60s. A full 58.05% of the city's housing hails from this era. Other housing ages represented in El Segundo include homes built between 1970-1999 ( 30.31%) and housing constructed before 1939 ( 7.72%). There's also some housing in El Segundo built between 2000 and later ( 3.93%).

El Segundo Home Appreciation Rates

In the last 10 years, El Segundo has experienced some of the highest home appreciation rates of any community in the nation. El Segundo real estate appreciated 35.40% over the last ten years, which is an average annual home appreciation rate of 3.08%, putting El Segundo in the top 10% nationally for real estate appreciation. If you are a home buyer or real estate investor, El Segundo definitely has a track record of being one of the best long term real estate investments in America through the last ten years.

Appreciation rates are so strong in El Segundo that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, El Segundo real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, El Segundo appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 11.69%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 97.00% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in El Segundo. El Segundo appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 1.99%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 8.20%.

Importantly, this makes El Segundo 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 El Segundo's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 90% 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 El Segundo differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in El Segundo - 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 El Segundo real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,373,000 20.6
$1,030,001 - $1,373,000 35.0
$687,001 - $1,030,000 32.0
$549,001 - $687,000 3.2
$412,001 - $549,000 1.4
$274,001 - $412,000 3.4
$137,001 - $274,000 1.4
$69,001 - $137,000 0.2
$0 - $69,000 2.8

Very High for CA
Very High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
0.984413453650533 10.3174603174603

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

El Segundo 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
186.04% 6.28% 10 10
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$2,116 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 40.91
Renters 59.09
Vacant 6.33

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 3.9
1970 - 1999 30.3
1940 - 1969 58.0
1939 or Older 7.7

Types of Homes

Single-Family 43.2
Townhomes 5.3
Small Apt. Buildings 11.5
Apt. Complexes 39.8
Mobile Homes 0.1
Other 0.1

Home Size

No Bedroom 3.61
1 Bedroom 18.06
2 Bedrooms 40.34
3 Bedrooms 23.56
4 Bedrooms 11.52
5 or more bedrooms 2.90