Holtville, CA


Highest Appreciating Holtville Neighborhoods Since 2000

Holtville, 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

Holtville Housing Market Information

With a population of 6,404, 1,724 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $176,893, Holtville real estate values are some of the lowest in California, although compared to real estate around the nation, Holtville homes are still considered rather expensive.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Holtville, accounting for 65.70% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Holtville include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 16.87%), mobile homes or trailers ( 8.67%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 5.72%).

The most prevalent building size and type in Holtville are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 52.09% owning and 47.91% renting.

There is a lot of housing in Holtville 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 Holtville built between 1940-1969 ( 30.59%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 19.77%). There's also some housing in Holtville built before 1939 ( 9.48%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Holtville. Fully 17.87% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Holtville homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Holtville real estate prices below levels they could achieve if vacant housing was absorbed into the market and became occupied. Housing vacancy rates are a useful measure to consider, along with other things, if you are a home buyer or a real estate investor.

Holtville Home Appreciation Rates

Homes have actually lost value in Holtville over the last then years, as home values have seen a decline of 26.05% during the ten year period. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout appreciation rate data shows Holtville home appreciation rates at 0.53%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 2.14%.

Appreciation rates are so strong in Holtville that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Holtville real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Holtville appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 6.72%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 79.40% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Holtville. Holtville appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 0.53%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 2.14%.

Relative to California, our data show that Holtville's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 60% of the other cities and towns in California.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,305,000 0.6
$979,001 - $1,305,000 0.0
$653,001 - $979,000 0.0
$522,001 - $653,000 0.0
$392,001 - $522,000 6.1
$261,001 - $392,000 11.4
$130,001 - $261,000 55.5
$65,001 - $130,000 17.9
$0 - $65,000 8.6

Very Low for CA
High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
39.2124692370796 91.005291005291

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Holtville 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
60.14% 2.77% 2 7
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$973 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 52.09
Renters 47.91
Vacant 17.87

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF Holtville HOMES
2000 or Newer 19.8
1970 - 1999 40.2
1940 - 1969 30.6
1939 or Older 9.5

Types of Homes

Single-Family 65.7
Townhomes 3.0
Small Apt. Buildings 5.7
Apt. Complexes 16.9
Mobile Homes 8.7
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 3.29
1 Bedroom 16.34
2 Bedrooms 19.53
3 Bedrooms 49.12
4 Bedrooms 10.58
5 or more bedrooms 1.14

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