Montebello, CA


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Montebello, 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.

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Montebello Housing Market Information

With a population of 63,921, 19,816 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $486,292, real estate costs in Montebello 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 Montebello, accounting for 52.92% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Montebello include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 27.34%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 11.01%), and a few row houses and other attached homes ( 7.39%).

People in Montebello primarily live in small (one, two or no bedroom) single-family detached homes. Montebello has a mixture of owner-occupied and renter-occupied housing.

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. Montebello's housing was primarily built during this period, from the '40s through the '60s. A full 61.99% of the city's housing hails from this era. Other housing ages represented in Montebello include homes built between 1970-1999 ( 27.96%) and housing constructed before 1939 ( 7.80%). There's also some housing in Montebello built between 2000 and later ( 2.26%).

Montebello Home Appreciation Rates

Montebello's appreciation rate notably has been below the national average for the last ten years. The average annual home appreciation rate in Montebello during the period has been just -0.86%, which is lower than 70% of US communities.

Appreciation rates are so strong in Montebello that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Montebello real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Montebello appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 7.52%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 84.20% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Montebello. Montebello appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 1.99%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 8.20%.

Importantly, this makes Montebello 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 Montebello's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 50% 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 Montebello differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Montebello - 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 Montebello real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:

Montebello, CA HOME PRICES

Value Range
> $1,289,000 0.8
$967,001 - $1,289,000 1.0
$644,001 - $967,000 17.8
$516,001 - $644,000 25.2
$387,001 - $516,000 32.7
$258,001 - $387,000 14.2
$129,001 - $258,000 3.5
$65,001 - $129,000 0.4
$0 - $65,000 4.4

Average for CA
Very High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
6.26977616313137 41.1375661375661

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Montebello 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
123.79% 4.78% 9 10
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,505 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 45.04
Renters 54.96
Vacant 7.44

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF Montebello HOMES
2000 or Newer 2.3
1970 - 1999 28.0
1940 - 1969 62.0
1939 or Older 7.8

Types of Homes

TYPE OF Montebello HOMES
Single-Family 52.9
Townhomes 7.4
Small Apt. Buildings 11.0
Apt. Complexes 27.3
Mobile Homes 1.3
Other 0.0

Home Size

SIZE OF Montebello HOMES
No Bedroom 3.09
1 Bedroom 19.66
2 Bedrooms 34.73
3 Bedrooms 28.05
4 Bedrooms 12.21
5 or more bedrooms 2.27