Moraga, CA


Highest Appreciating Moraga Neighborhoods Since 2000

Moraga, 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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Moraga Housing Market Information

With a population of 17,256, 5,694 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $1,315,215, Moraga house prices are not only among the most expensive in California, Moraga real estate also is some of the most expensive in all of America.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Moraga, accounting for 69.59% of the town's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Moraga include row houses and other attached homes ( 14.01%), large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 10.41%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 5.99%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Moraga. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 73.41% of Moraga's homes, and 66.75% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

There is a lot of housing in Moraga 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 Moraga built between 1940-1969 ( 46.50%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 2.03%). There's also some housing in Moraga built before 1939 ( 1.02%).

Moraga Home Appreciation Rates

In the last 10 years, Moraga has experienced some of the highest home appreciation rates of any community in the nation. Moraga real estate appreciated 26.04% over the last ten years, which is an average annual home appreciation rate of 2.34%, putting Moraga in the top 10% nationally for real estate appreciation. If you are a home buyer or real estate investor, Moraga definitely has a track record of being one of the best long term real estate investments in America through the last ten years.

Appreciation rates are so strong in Moraga that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Moraga real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Moraga appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 6.62%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 78.77% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Moraga. Moraga appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 2.03%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 8.39%.

Importantly, this makes Moraga one of the highest appreciating communities in the nation for the latest quarter, and may signal the town's near-future real estate investment strength.

Relative to California, our data show that Moraga's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 70% of the other cities and towns in California.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,299,000 43.7
$974,001 - $1,299,000 31.4
$650,001 - $974,000 13.0
$520,001 - $650,000 3.8
$390,001 - $520,000 2.8
$260,001 - $390,000 3.1
$130,001 - $260,000 0.4
$65,001 - $130,000 0.7
$0 - $65,000 1.0

Very High for CA
Very High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
0.597679596859252 6.61375661375661

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Moraga 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
104.02% 4.22% 7 10
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$4,448 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 73.41
Renters 26.59
Vacant 1.39

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 2.0
1970 - 1999 50.5
1940 - 1969 46.5
1939 or Older 1.0

Types of Homes

Single-Family 69.6
Townhomes 14.0
Small Apt. Buildings 6.0
Apt. Complexes 10.4
Mobile Homes 0.0
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 1.28
1 Bedroom 3.01
2 Bedrooms 14.91
3 Bedrooms 31.23
4 Bedrooms 35.52
5 or more bedrooms 14.05