Moraga, CA Real Estate Market

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 2021. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more about Scout's Real Estate Data

Moraga, CA Housing Market Trends

With 17,783 people, 5,867 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $1,254,829, 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.

Moraga is a town of large, single-family homes. In fact, there is a higher proportion of four, five or more bedroom homes in Moraga than is found in 98% of the communities in America.

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 73.28% of Moraga's homes, and 66.97% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

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. Moraga's housing was primarily built during this period, from the '40s through the '60s. A full 52.49% of the town's housing hails from this era. Other housing ages represented in Moraga include homes built between 1970-1999 ( 45.55%) and housing constructed between 2000 and later ( 1.51%).

Moraga Home Appreciation Rates

Appreciation rates for homes in Moraga have been tracking above average for the last ten years, according to NeighborhoodScout data. The cumulative appreciation rate over the ten years has been 41.15%, which ranks in the top 50% nationwide. This equates to an annual average Moraga house appreciation rate of 3.51%.

Over the last year, Moraga appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Moraga's appreciation rate has been -2.68%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Moraga were at 0.70%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 2.81%.

Notably, Moraga's appreciation rate in the latest quarter is one of the lowest in America.

Relative to California, our data show that Moraga's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 90% of the other cities and towns in California.

Average Home Values

 

Median Home Value:
$1,254,829

Moraga, CA HOME PRICES

> $981,000
71.1%
71.1%
$736,001 - $981,000
14.9%
14.9%
$491,001 - $736,000
7.8%
7.8%
$393,001 - $491,000
2.4%
2.4%
$294,001 - $393,000
0.9%
0.9%
$196,001 - $294,000
1.0%
1.0%
$98,001 - $196,000
0.5%
0.5%
$49,001 - $98,000
0.4%
0.4%
$0 - $49,000
0.9%
0.9%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES
Value Relative To State

Very High for Nation

Very High for CA

Value Relative To Nation

Number Of Homes And Apartments:
5,867

Moraga Appreciation Rates

 
Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
CA*
Compared To
America*
Latest Quarter:
2020 Q4 - 2021 Q1
Last 12 Months:
2020 Q1 - 2021 Q1
Last 2 Years:
2019 Q1 - 2021 Q1
Last 5 Years:
2016 Q1 - 2021 Q1
Last 10 Years:
2011 Q1 - 2021 Q1
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2021 Q1
89.12% 3.04%
2
7
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership

 

Average Market Rent:
$3,624 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners
73.3%
73.3%
Renters
26.7%
26.7%
Vacant
2.5%
2.5%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES

Housing Market Details

 

Age of Homes

2000 or Newer
1.5%
1.5%
1970 - 1999
45.6%
45.6%
1940 - 1969
52.5%
52.5%
1939 or Older
0.4%
0.4%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES

Types of Homes

Single-Family
70.9%
70.9%
Townhomes
14.2%
14.2%
Small Apt. Buildings
4.1%
4.1%
Apt. Complexes
10.7%
10.7%
Mobile Homes
0.1%
0.1%
Other
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES

Home Size

No Bedroom
0.0%
0.0%
1 Bedroom
4.6%
4.6%
2 Bedrooms
14.2%
14.2%
3 Bedrooms
31.2%
31.2%
4 Bedrooms
35.8%
35.8%
5 or more bedrooms
14.3%
14.3%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES