Moraga CA

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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 Q4 2019. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

Moraga Housing Market Information

With a population of 17,692, 5,909 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $1,276,480, 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 68.36% of the town's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Moraga include row houses and other attached homes ( 15.43%), large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 12.13%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 3.99%).

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 71.89% of Moraga's homes, and 65.35% 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 49.44% of the town's housing hails from this era. Other housing ages represented in Moraga include homes built between 1970-1999 ( 47.41%) and housing constructed between 2000 and later ( 1.91%). There's also some housing in Moraga built before 1939 ( 1.23%).

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 42.23% over the last ten years, which is an average annual home appreciation rate of 3.59%, putting Moraga in the top 20% 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.

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 -1.09%, 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 0.51%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 2.05%.

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:


Value Range
> $1,069,000 65.4
$802,001 - $1,069,000 17.9
$534,001 - $802,000 10.1
$427,001 - $534,000 2.3
$321,001 - $427,000 0.7
$214,001 - $321,000 1.2
$107,001 - $214,000 0.7
$53,001 - $107,000 0.4
$0 - $53,000 1.3

Very High for CA
Very High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
0.706569343065693 7.47051114023591

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Moraga Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2019 Q3 - 2019 Q4
Last 12 Months:
2018 Q4 - 2019 Q4
Last 2 Years:
2017 Q4 - 2019 Q4
Last 5 Years:
2014 Q4 - 2019 Q4
Last 10 Years:
2009 Q4 - 2019 Q4
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2019 Q4
103.89% 3.63%
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$3,501 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 71.89
Renters 28.11
Vacant 1.66

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 1.9
1970 - 1999 47.4
1940 - 1969 49.4
1939 or Older 1.2

Types of Homes

Single-Family 68.4
Townhomes 15.4
Small Apt. Buildings 4.0
Apt. Complexes 12.1
Mobile Homes 0.1
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 0.28
1 Bedroom 5.84
2 Bedrooms 13.98
3 Bedrooms 32.19
4 Bedrooms 33.17
5 or more bedrooms 14.54