Emeryville, CA


Highest Appreciating Emeryville Neighborhoods Since 2000

Emeryville, 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

Emeryville Housing Market Information

With 11,694 people, 6,205 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $621,856, real estate costs in Emeryville 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.

Large apartment complexes or high rise apartments are the single most common housing type in Emeryville, accounting for 73.40% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Emeryville include duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 13.73%), single-family detached homes ( 7.27%), and a few row houses and other attached homes ( 4.69%). Cities with mostly row houses, apartments, and other high density housing types are relatively uncommon, and characteristic of compact cities that frequently have a downtown or other neighborhoods where amenities are within walking distance and a lot of street life can be seen.

People in Emeryville primarily live in small (one, two or no bedroom) units, chiefly found in large apartment complexes or high rise apartments. Emeryville has a mixture of owner-occupied and renter-occupied housing.

There is a lot of housing in Emeryville 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 Emeryville built between 2000 and later ( 32.93%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from before 1939 ( 11.87%). There's also some housing in Emeryville built between 1940-1969 ( 11.27%).

Emeryville Home Appreciation Rates

In the last 10 years, Emeryville has experienced some of the highest home appreciation rates of any community in the nation. Emeryville real estate appreciated 34.28% over the last ten years, which is an average annual home appreciation rate of 2.99%, putting Emeryville in the top 10% nationally for real estate appreciation. If you are a home buyer or real estate investor, Emeryville 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 Emeryville that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Emeryville real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Emeryville appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 13.18%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 98.59% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Emeryville. Emeryville appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 2.03%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 8.39%.

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

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:

Emeryville, CA HOME PRICES

Value Range
> $1,583,000 1.5
$1,188,001 - $1,583,000 1.0
$792,001 - $1,188,000 22.0
$633,001 - $792,000 19.1
$475,001 - $633,000 20.6
$317,001 - $475,000 20.1
$159,001 - $317,000 10.1
$79,001 - $159,000 0.1
$0 - $79,000 5.5

High for CA
Very High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
3.57435837337396 28.4391534391534

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Emeryville 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
180.53% 6.16% 10 10
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$3,820 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 38.19
Renters 61.81
Vacant 9.07

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF Emeryville HOMES
2000 or Newer 32.9
1970 - 1999 43.9
1940 - 1969 11.3
1939 or Older 11.9

Types of Homes

TYPE OF Emeryville HOMES
Single-Family 7.3
Townhomes 4.7
Small Apt. Buildings 13.7
Apt. Complexes 73.4
Mobile Homes 0.9
Other 0.0

Home Size

SIZE OF Emeryville HOMES
No Bedroom 13.56
1 Bedroom 47.38
2 Bedrooms 32.97
3 Bedrooms 4.75
4 Bedrooms 1.35
5 or more bedrooms 0.00