Los Alamitos, CA
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Los Alamitos, 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

Los Alamitos Housing Market Information

With 11,716 people, 4,120 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $653,849, real estate costs in Los Alamitos 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 Los Alamitos, accounting for 47.68% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Los Alamitos include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 22.38%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 21.02%), and a few row houses and other attached homes ( 6.99%).

The most prevalent building size and type in Los Alamitos are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 46.19% owning and 53.81% renting.

At the end of World War II, American soldiers returned home triumphant and, with the help of the GI Bill, built homes by the millions on the edges of America's cities. These homes were predominantly capes and ranches, modest in size, but built to house a growing middle-class as the 20th century became the American century. Los Alamitos's housing was primarily built during this period, from the '40s through the '60s. A full 56.01% of the city's housing hails from this era. Other housing ages represented in Los Alamitos include homes built between 1970-1999 ( 38.61%) and housing constructed between 2000 and later ( 5.24%).

Los Alamitos Home Appreciation Rates

Real estate appreciation rates in Los Alamitos's have tracked to near the national average over the last then years, with the annual appreciation rate averaging -0.16% during the period.

NeighborhoodScout's data show that during the latest twelve months, Los Alamitos's appreciation rate, at 3.83%, has been at or slightly above the national average. In the latest quarter, Los Alamitos's appreciation rate has been 1.99%, which annualizes to a rate of 8.20%.

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

Average Home Values

 

Median Home Value:
$653,849

Los Alamitos, CA HOME PRICES

Value Range
> $1,194,000 7.5
$896,001 - $1,194,000 15.7
$597,001 - $896,000 28.8
$477,001 - $597,000 7.5
$358,001 - $477,000 26.9
$239,001 - $358,000 6.6
$119,001 - $239,000 4.0
$60,001 - $119,000 1.9
$0 - $60,000 1.1

High for CA
Very High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
3.13488808156569 25.7936507936508

Number Of Homes And Apartments:
4,120

Los Alamitos Appreciation Rates

 
Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
CA*
Compared To
America*
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
119.32% 4.66% 8 10
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership

 

Average Market Rent:
$2,183 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Homeownership
Owners 46.19
Renters 53.81
Vacant 3.65

Housing Market Details

 

Age of Homes

AGE OF Los Alamitos HOMES
2000 or Newer 5.2
1970 - 1999 38.6
1940 - 1969 56.0
1939 or Older 0.1

Types of Homes

TYPE OF Los Alamitos HOMES
Single-Family 47.7
Townhomes 7.0
Small Apt. Buildings 21.0
Apt. Complexes 22.4
Mobile Homes 1.9
Other 0.0

Home Size

SIZE OF Los Alamitos HOMES
No Bedroom 1.08
1 Bedroom 5.73
2 Bedrooms 39.06
3 Bedrooms 29.96
4 Bedrooms 17.38
5 or more bedrooms 6.81