Live Oak, CA


Highest Appreciating Live Oak Neighborhoods Since 2000

Live Oak, 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

Live Oak Housing Market Information

With 8,531 people, 2,313 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $287,627, Live Oak real estate prices are well above average cost compared to national prices.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Live Oak, accounting for 72.99% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Live Oak include duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 9.58%), mobile homes or trailers ( 7.07%), and a few row houses and other attached homes ( 7.03%).

The most prevalent building size and type in Live Oak are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 62.94% owning and 37.06% renting.

There is a lot of housing in Live Oak 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 Live Oak built between 2000 and later ( 31.74%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 1940-1969 ( 26.03%). There's also some housing in Live Oak built before 1939 ( 6.70%).

Live Oak Home Appreciation Rates

Homes have actually lost value in Live Oak over the last then years, as home values have seen a decline of 22.66% during the ten year period. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout appreciation rate data shows Live Oak home appreciation rates at 1.79%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 7.37%.

Appreciation rates are so strong in Live Oak that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Live Oak real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Live Oak appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 11.41%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 96.61% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Live Oak. Live Oak appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 1.79%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 7.37%.

Importantly, this makes Live Oak 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 Live Oak'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
> $1,372,000 1.1
$1,029,001 - $1,372,000 2.1
$686,001 - $1,029,000 4.3
$549,001 - $686,000 4.6
$412,001 - $549,000 2.7
$275,001 - $412,000 15.6
$137,001 - $275,000 50.4
$69,001 - $137,000 13.2
$0 - $69,000 6.0

Low for CA
Very High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
17.6139692956756 69.5767195767196

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Live Oak 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
79.72% 3.46% 5 9
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,045 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 62.94
Renters 37.06
Vacant 4.89

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 31.7
1970 - 1999 35.5
1940 - 1969 26.0
1939 or Older 6.7

Types of Homes

Single-Family 73.0
Townhomes 7.0
Small Apt. Buildings 9.6
Apt. Complexes 3.3
Mobile Homes 7.1
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 0.66
1 Bedroom 7.89
2 Bedrooms 17.02
3 Bedrooms 53.37
4 Bedrooms 16.82
5 or more bedrooms 4.24

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