Laguna Niguel, CA


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Laguna Niguel, 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 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2016 (latest available). Updated annually.

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

Laguna Niguel Housing Market Information

With a population of 65,328, 24,847 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $889,498, Laguna Niguel house prices are not only among the most expensive in California, Laguna Niguel 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 Laguna Niguel, accounting for 55.73% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Laguna Niguel include row houses and other attached homes ( 18.79%), large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 17.71%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 7.73%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Laguna Niguel. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 69.68% of Laguna Niguel's homes, and 53.97% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

There is a lot of housing in Laguna Niguel 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 Laguna Niguel built between 1940-1969 ( 7.15%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 5.60%).

Laguna Niguel Home Appreciation Rates

Appreciation rates for homes in Laguna Niguel have been tracking above average for the last ten years, according to NeighborhoodScout data. The cumulative appreciation rate over the ten years has been 15.71%, which ranks in the top 30% nationwide. This equates to an annual average Laguna Niguel house appreciation rate of 1.47%.

NeighborhoodScout's data show that during the latest twelve months, Laguna Niguel's appreciation rate, at 4.38%, has been at or slightly above the national average. In the latest quarter, Laguna Niguel's appreciation rate has been 0.90%, which annualizes to a rate of 3.67%.

Relative to California, our data show that Laguna Niguel's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 80% 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 Laguna Niguel differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Laguna Niguel - 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 Laguna Niguel real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:

Laguna Niguel, CA HOME PRICES

Value Range
> $1,238,000 18.6
$928,001 - $1,238,000 24.8
$618,001 - $928,000 32.6
$495,001 - $618,000 9.5
$371,001 - $495,000 6.9
$247,001 - $371,000 5.1
$124,001 - $247,000 1.3
$62,001 - $124,000 0.2
$0 - $62,000 1.0

Very High for CA
Very High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
1.53954223497044 15.1915455746367

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Laguna Niguel Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2017 Q3 - 2017 Q4
Last 12 Months:
2016 Q4 - 2017 Q4
Last 2 Years:
2015 Q4 - 2017 Q4
Last 5 Years:
2012 Q4 - 2017 Q4
Last 10 Years:
2007 Q4 - 2017 Q4
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2017 Q4
121.33% 4.51%
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$2,631 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 69.68
Renters 30.32
Vacant 6.23

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF Laguna Niguel HOMES
2000 or Newer 5.6
1970 - 1999 86.6
1940 - 1969 7.1
1939 or Older 0.6

Types of Homes

TYPE OF Laguna Niguel HOMES
Single-Family 55.7
Townhomes 18.8
Small Apt. Buildings 7.7
Apt. Complexes 17.7
Mobile Homes 0.0
Other 0.0

Home Size

SIZE OF Laguna Niguel HOMES
No Bedroom 0.75
1 Bedroom 7.96
2 Bedrooms 28.96
3 Bedrooms 27.36
4 Bedrooms 26.61
5 or more bedrooms 8.36