Moreno Valley, CA


Highest Appreciating Moreno Valley Neighborhoods Since 2000

Moreno Valley, 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

Moreno Valley Housing Market Information

With 204,198 people, 51,693 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $288,562, Moreno Valley real estate prices are well above average cost compared to national prices.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Moreno Valley, accounting for 77.56% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Moreno Valley include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 14.47%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 3.59%), and a few row houses and other attached homes ( 2.48%).

The most prevalent building size and type in Moreno Valley are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 60.31% owning and 39.69% renting.

There is a lot of housing in Moreno Valley 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 Moreno Valley built between 2000 and later ( 24.70%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 1940-1969 ( 8.10%).

Moreno Valley Home Appreciation Rates

Homes have actually lost value in Moreno Valley over the last then years, as home values have seen a decline of 24.00% during the ten year period. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout appreciation rate data shows Moreno Valley home appreciation rates at 2.02%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 8.32%.

Appreciation rates are so strong in Moreno Valley that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Moreno Valley real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Moreno Valley appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 8.81%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 90.10% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Moreno Valley. Moreno Valley appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 2.02%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 8.32%.

Importantly, this makes Moreno Valley 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 Moreno Valley's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 60% 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 Moreno Valley differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Moreno Valley - 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 Moreno Valley real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:

Moreno Valley, CA HOME PRICES

Value Range
> $1,440,000 0.5
$1,080,001 - $1,440,000 0.2
$720,001 - $1,080,000 1.2
$576,001 - $720,000 1.9
$432,001 - $576,000 11.1
$288,001 - $432,000 34.1
$144,001 - $288,000 42.1
$72,001 - $144,000 4.7
$0 - $72,000 4.0

Low for CA
Very High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
17.4499003867339 68.9153439153439

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Moreno Valley 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
109.37% 4.38% 8 10
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,797 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 60.31
Renters 39.69
Vacant 5.82

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF Moreno Valley HOMES
2000 or Newer 24.7
1970 - 1999 66.5
1940 - 1969 8.1
1939 or Older 0.7

Types of Homes

TYPE OF Moreno Valley HOMES
Single-Family 77.6
Townhomes 2.5
Small Apt. Buildings 3.6
Apt. Complexes 14.5
Mobile Homes 1.9
Other 0.0

Home Size

SIZE OF Moreno Valley HOMES
No Bedroom 1.35
1 Bedroom 5.85
2 Bedrooms 16.99
3 Bedrooms 37.21
4 Bedrooms 30.26
5 or more bedrooms 8.34