Oxnard, CA


Highest Appreciating Oxnard Neighborhoods Since 2000

Oxnard, CA Real Estate Data

Oxnard Housing Market Information

With 207,254 people, 50,291 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $436,961, real estate costs in Oxnard 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 Oxnard, accounting for 56.69% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Oxnard include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 20.58%), row houses and other attached homes ( 10.58%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 7.39%).

The most prevalent building size and type in Oxnard are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 54.57% owning and 45.43% renting.

There is a lot of housing in Oxnard 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 Oxnard built between 1940-1969 ( 40.63%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 14.20%). There's also some housing in Oxnard built before 1939 ( 2.04%).

Oxnard Home Appreciation Rates

Homes have actually lost value in Oxnard over the last then years, as home values have seen a decline of 23.71% during the ten year period. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout appreciation rate data shows Oxnard home appreciation rates at 1.34%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 5.47%.

Appreciation rates are so strong in Oxnard that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Oxnard real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Oxnard appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 6.42%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 79.29% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Oxnard. Oxnard appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 1.34%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 5.47%.

Relative to California, our data show that Oxnard'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 Oxnard differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Oxnard - 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 Oxnard real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,369,000 0.9
$1,027,001 - $1,369,000 2.0
$685,001 - $1,027,000 7.1
$548,001 - $685,000 13.3
$411,001 - $548,000 31.8
$274,001 - $411,000 27.4
$137,001 - $274,000 10.3
$69,001 - $137,000 2.9
$0 - $69,000 4.3

Average for CA
Very High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
8.06933302102243 47.0277410832232

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,857 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 54.57
Renters 45.43
Vacant 6.62

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 14.2
1970 - 1999 43.1
1940 - 1969 40.6
1939 or Older 2.0

Types of Homes

Single-Family 56.7
Townhomes 10.6
Small Apt. Buildings 7.4
Apt. Complexes 20.6
Mobile Homes 4.7
Other 0.1

Home Size

No Bedroom 2.20
1 Bedroom 10.97
2 Bedrooms 24.87
3 Bedrooms 34.54
4 Bedrooms 21.70
5 or more bedrooms 5.72

Oxnard Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2016 Q2 - 2016 Q3
Last 12 Months:
2015 Q4 - 2016 Q3
Last 2 Years:
2014 Q4 - 2016 Q3
Last 5 Years:
2011 Q4 - 2016 Q3
Last 10 Years:
2006 Q4 - 2016 Q3
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2016 Q3
93.86% 3.97% 7 10
* 10 is highest