Hanford CA

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Hanford, 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 Q4 2019. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

Hanford Housing Market Information

With 56,910 people, 18,295 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $201,725, Hanford real estate values are some of the lowest in California, although compared to real estate around the nation, Hanford homes are still considered rather expensive.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Hanford, accounting for 74.28% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Hanford include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 11.64%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 10.70%), and a few mobile homes or trailers ( 2.24%).

The most prevalent building size and type in Hanford are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 56.84% owning and 43.16% renting.

There is a lot of housing in Hanford 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 Hanford built between 1940-1969 ( 23.82%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 21.50%). There's also some housing in Hanford built before 1939 ( 5.87%).

Hanford Home Appreciation Rates

Appreciation rates for homes in Hanford have been tracking above average for the last ten years, according to NeighborhoodScout data. The cumulative appreciation rate over the ten years has been 39.47%, which ranks in the top 30% nationwide. This equates to an annual average Hanford house appreciation rate of 3.38%.

NeighborhoodScout's data show that during the latest twelve months, Hanford's appreciation rate, at 4.42%, has been at or slightly above the national average. In the latest quarter, Hanford's appreciation rate has been 1.50%, which annualizes to a rate of 6.13%.

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

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,216,000 0.4
$912,001 - $1,216,000 0.5
$608,001 - $912,000 2.9
$487,001 - $608,000 1.9
$365,001 - $487,000 9.3
$243,001 - $365,000 31.5
$121,001 - $243,000 40.5
$61,001 - $121,000 8.3
$0 - $61,000 4.7

Very Low for CA
High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
39.2408759124088 89.9082568807339

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Hanford Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2019 Q3 - 2019 Q4
Last 12 Months:
2018 Q4 - 2019 Q4
Last 2 Years:
2017 Q4 - 2019 Q4
Last 5 Years:
2014 Q4 - 2019 Q4
Last 10 Years:
2009 Q4 - 2019 Q4
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2019 Q4
98.77% 3.49%
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,919 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 56.84
Renters 43.16
Vacant 5.68

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 21.5
1970 - 1999 48.8
1940 - 1969 23.8
1939 or Older 5.9

Types of Homes

Single-Family 74.3
Townhomes 1.1
Small Apt. Buildings 10.7
Apt. Complexes 11.6
Mobile Homes 2.2
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 2.40
1 Bedroom 6.42
2 Bedrooms 20.86
3 Bedrooms 51.13
4 Bedrooms 16.40
5 or more bedrooms 2.79