Lindsay, CA


Highest Appreciating Lindsay Neighborhoods Since 2000

Lindsay, 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

Lindsay Housing Market Information

With a population of 13,217, 3,339 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $166,620, Lindsay real estate values are some of the lowest in California, although compared to real estate around the nation, Lindsay homes are still considered rather expensive.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Lindsay, accounting for 71.30% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Lindsay include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 12.25%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 9.40%), and a few mobile homes or trailers ( 5.09%).

The most prevalent building size and type in Lindsay are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 47.47% owning and 52.53% renting.

There is a lot of housing in Lindsay 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 Lindsay built between 1940-1969 ( 30.71%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 18.38%). There's also some housing in Lindsay built before 1939 ( 8.17%).

Lindsay Home Appreciation Rates

Homes have actually lost value in Lindsay over the last then years, as home values have seen a decline of 22.35% during the ten year period. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout appreciation rate data shows Lindsay home appreciation rates at 2.63%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 10.94%.

Appreciation rates are so strong in Lindsay that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Lindsay real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Lindsay appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 11.69%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 97.02% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Lindsay. Lindsay appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 2.63%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 10.94%.

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

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,321,000 0.0
$991,001 - $1,321,000 0.4
$660,001 - $991,000 2.4
$528,001 - $660,000 1.7
$396,001 - $528,000 2.8
$264,001 - $396,000 8.5
$132,001 - $264,000 53.6
$66,001 - $132,000 18.7
$0 - $66,000 11.9

Very Low for CA
Average for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
42.9567561232861 92.989417989418

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Lindsay 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
79.84% 3.46% 5 9
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$965 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 47.47
Renters 52.53
Vacant 6.60

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 18.4
1970 - 1999 42.7
1940 - 1969 30.7
1939 or Older 8.2

Types of Homes

Single-Family 71.3
Townhomes 2.0
Small Apt. Buildings 9.4
Apt. Complexes 12.3
Mobile Homes 5.1
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 1.76
1 Bedroom 9.73
2 Bedrooms 29.57
3 Bedrooms 41.54
4 Bedrooms 14.55
5 or more bedrooms 2.85