Glendale, 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 Q3 2020. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more about Scout's Real Estate Data

Glendale Housing Market Information

With 199,303 people, 73,871 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $783,710, real estate costs in Glendale 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 Glendale, accounting for 52.81% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Glendale include single-family detached homes ( 33.12%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 10.69%), and a few row houses and other attached homes ( 3.22%). 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.

Glendale is dominated by renter-occupied one, two, or no bedrooms apartments. 67.38% of Glendale's dwellings are rentals.

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. Glendale's housing was primarily built during this period, from the '40s through the '60s. A full 42.71% of the city's housing hails from this era. Other housing ages represented in Glendale include homes built between 1970-1999 ( 31.75%) and housing constructed before 1939 ( 20.23%). There's also some housing in Glendale built between 2000 and later ( 5.32%).

Glendale Home Appreciation Rates

In the last 10 years, Glendale has experienced some of the highest home appreciation rates of any community in the nation. Glendale real estate appreciated 70.54% over the last ten years, which is an average annual home appreciation rate of 5.48%, putting Glendale in the top 10% nationally for real estate appreciation. If you are a home buyer or real estate investor, Glendale definitely has a track record of being one of the best long term real estate investments in America through the last ten years.

NeighborhoodScout's data show that during the latest twelve months, Glendale's appreciation rate, at 4.34%, has been at or slightly above the national average. In the latest quarter, Glendale's appreciation rate has been 1.66%, which annualizes to a rate of 6.82%.

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

Average Home Values

 
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Median Home Value:
$783,710

Glendale, CA HOME PRICES

> $1,246,000
12.2%
12.2%
$935,001 - $1,246,000
19.2%
19.2%
$623,001 - $935,000
33.4%
33.4%
$498,001 - $623,000
15.6%
15.6%
$374,001 - $498,000
11.1%
11.1%
$249,001 - $374,000
4.8%
4.8%
$125,001 - $249,000
0.6%
0.6%
$62,001 - $125,000
0.4%
0.4%
$0 - $62,000
2.7%
2.7%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES
Value Relative To State

Very High for Nation

High for CA

Value Relative To Nation

Number Of Homes And Apartments:
73,871

Glendale Appreciation Rates

 
Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
CA*
Compared To
America*
Latest Quarter:
2020 Q2 - 2020 Q3
Last 12 Months:
2019 Q3 - 2020 Q3
Last 2 Years:
2018 Q3 - 2020 Q3
Last 5 Years:
2015 Q3 - 2020 Q3
Last 10 Years:
2010 Q3 - 2020 Q3
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2020 Q3
195.36% 5.36%
10
10
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership

 
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Average Market Rent:
$2,420 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners
32.6%
32.6%
Renters
67.4%
67.4%
Vacant
5.0%
5.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES

Housing Market Details

 
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Age of Homes

2000 or Newer
5.3%
5.3%
1970 - 1999
31.7%
31.7%
1940 - 1969
42.7%
42.7%
1939 or Older
20.2%
20.2%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES

Types of Homes

Single-Family
33.1%
33.1%
Townhomes
3.2%
3.2%
Small Apt. Buildings
10.7%
10.7%
Apt. Complexes
52.8%
52.8%
Mobile Homes
0.1%
0.1%
Other
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES

Home Size

No Bedroom
5.8%
5.8%
1 Bedroom
25.5%
25.5%
2 Bedrooms
39.3%
39.3%
3 Bedrooms
22.4%
22.4%
4 Bedrooms
5.5%
5.5%
5 or more bedrooms
1.5%
1.5%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES