Livermore, CA


Highest Appreciating Livermore Neighborhoods Since 2000

Livermore, 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

Livermore Housing Market Information

With a population of 88,126, 30,182 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $733,264, real estate costs in Livermore are among some of the highest in the nation, although house prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive California communities.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Livermore, accounting for 72.69% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Livermore include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 13.96%), row houses and other attached homes ( 7.73%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 4.24%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Livermore. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 69.77% of Livermore's homes, and 67.13% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

There is a lot of housing in Livermore 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 Livermore built between 1940-1969 ( 33.22%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 13.33%). There's also some housing in Livermore built before 1939 ( 3.59%).

Livermore Home Appreciation Rates

Appreciation rates for homes in Livermore have been tracking above average for the last ten years, according to NeighborhoodScout data. The cumulative appreciation rate over the ten years has been 12.24%, which ranks in the top 30% nationwide. This equates to an annual average Livermore house appreciation rate of 1.16%.

Appreciation rates are so strong in Livermore that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Livermore real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Livermore appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 7.11%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 81.95% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Livermore. Livermore appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 2.03%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 8.39%.

Importantly, this makes Livermore 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 Livermore's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 60% 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 Livermore differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Livermore - 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 Livermore real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,386,000 6.3
$1,039,001 - $1,386,000 13.7
$693,001 - $1,039,000 33.5
$554,001 - $693,000 21.0
$416,001 - $554,000 15.2
$277,001 - $416,000 4.6
$139,001 - $277,000 2.8
$69,001 - $139,000 0.8
$0 - $69,000 2.0

High for CA
Very High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
2.39657799132779 21.957671957672

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Livermore 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
90.86% 3.82% 6 10
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$3,171 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 69.77
Renters 30.23
Vacant 3.81

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF Livermore HOMES
2000 or Newer 13.3
1970 - 1999 49.9
1940 - 1969 33.2
1939 or Older 3.6

Types of Homes

Single-Family 72.7
Townhomes 7.7
Small Apt. Buildings 4.2
Apt. Complexes 14.0
Mobile Homes 1.2
Other 0.2

Home Size

No Bedroom 1.67
1 Bedroom 6.79
2 Bedrooms 18.07
3 Bedrooms 40.12
4 Bedrooms 27.01
5 or more bedrooms 6.34