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Raw data sources: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Housing Finance Agency.
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With 34,810 people, 13,730 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $685,896, real estate costs in Pleasant Hill 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 Pleasant Hill, accounting for 55.37% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Pleasant Hill include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 24.95%), row houses and other attached homes ( 11.40%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 8.03%).
The most prevalent building size and type in Pleasant Hill are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 57.75% owning and 42.25% renting.
There is a lot of housing in Pleasant Hill 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 Pleasant Hill built between 1940-1969 ( 43.09%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 4.67%).
Appreciation rates for homes in Pleasant Hill have been tracking above average for the last ten years, according to NeighborhoodScout data. The cumulative appreciation rate over the ten years has been 7.06%, which ranks in the top 40% nationwide. This equates to an annual average Pleasant Hill house appreciation rate of 0.68%.
Appreciation rates are so strong in Pleasant Hill that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Pleasant Hill real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Pleasant Hill appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 6.59%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 78.49% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Pleasant Hill. Pleasant Hill appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 2.03%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 8.39%.
Importantly, this makes Pleasant Hill 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 Pleasant Hill's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 70% 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 Pleasant Hill differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Pleasant Hill - 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 Pleasant Hill real estate investment or home purchase decisions.
|$1,004,001 - $1,338,000||9.1|
|$669,001 - $1,004,000||38.1|
|$535,001 - $669,000||19.7|
|$401,001 - $535,000||14.9|
|$268,001 - $401,000||8.3|
|$134,001 - $268,000||4.2|
|$67,001 - $134,000||0.7|
|$0 - $67,000||0.9|
|Value Relative to Nation||Value Relative to State|
|Time Period||Total Appreciation||Avg. Annual Rate||
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
2000 Q1 - 2017 Q1
|* 10 is highest|
|AGE OF Pleasant Hill HOMES|
|2000 or Newer||4.7|
|1970 - 1999||51.4|
|1940 - 1969||43.1|
|1939 or Older||0.8|
|TYPE OF Pleasant Hill HOMES|
|Small Apt. Buildings||8.0|
|SIZE OF Pleasant Hill HOMES|
|5 or more bedrooms||2.32|