Pioneer, CA


Highest Appreciating Pioneer Neighborhoods Since 2000

Pioneer, 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

Pioneer Housing Market Information

With 1,080 people, 478 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $346,030, real estate costs in Pioneer 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 Pioneer, accounting for 86.38% of the town's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Pioneer include mobile homes or trailers ( 11.08%), row houses and other attached homes ( 1.50%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 1.05%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Pioneer. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 89.75% of Pioneer's homes, and 64.52% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

There is a lot of housing in Pioneer 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 Pioneer built between 1940-1969 ( 21.41%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 14.22%). There's also some housing in Pioneer built before 1939 ( 5.39%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Pioneer. Fully 28.44% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Pioneer homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Pioneer real estate prices below levels they could achieve if vacant housing was absorbed into the market and became occupied. Housing vacancy rates are a useful measure to consider, along with other things, if you are a home buyer or a real estate investor.

Pioneer Home Appreciation Rates

Homes have actually lost value in Pioneer over the last then years, as home values have seen a decline of 29.95% during the ten year period. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout appreciation rate data shows Pioneer home appreciation rates at 1.82%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 7.47%.

Appreciation rates are so strong in Pioneer that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Pioneer real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Pioneer appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 9.15%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 91.21% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Pioneer. Pioneer appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 1.82%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 7.47%.

Importantly, this makes Pioneer 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 Pioneer's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 70% of the other cities and towns in California.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,366,000 0.6
$1,025,001 - $1,366,000 2.1
$683,001 - $1,025,000 5.2
$547,001 - $683,000 6.7
$410,001 - $547,000 19.7
$273,001 - $410,000 26.1
$137,001 - $273,000 32.3
$68,001 - $137,000 4.8
$0 - $68,000 2.7

Low for CA
Very High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
12.4985350990273 60.8465608465608

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Pioneer 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
34.73% 1.74% 1 4
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,479 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 89.75
Renters 10.25
Vacant 28.44

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 14.2
1970 - 1999 59.0
1940 - 1969 21.4
1939 or Older 5.4

Types of Homes

Single-Family 86.4
Townhomes 1.5
Small Apt. Buildings 1.0
Apt. Complexes 0.0
Mobile Homes 11.1
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 0.00
1 Bedroom 9.43
2 Bedrooms 21.56
3 Bedrooms 63.32
4 Bedrooms 1.20
5 or more bedrooms 4.49

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