Pleasant Hill, 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 Q3 2020. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more about Scout's Real Estate Data

Pleasant Hill Housing Market Information

With a population of 34,839, 13,679 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $776,518, 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 58.17% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Pleasant Hill include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 21.58%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 10.10%), and a few row houses and other attached homes ( 9.52%).

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 62.99% owning and 37.01% 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 ( 40.42%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 7.28%).

Pleasant Hill Home Appreciation Rates

In the last 10 years, Pleasant Hill has experienced some of the highest home appreciation rates of any community in the nation. Pleasant Hill real estate appreciated 63.69% over the last ten years, which is an average annual home appreciation rate of 5.05%, putting Pleasant Hill in the top 20% nationally for real estate appreciation. If you are a home buyer or real estate investor, Pleasant Hill 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, Pleasant Hill appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Pleasant Hill's appreciation rate has been -0.58%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Pleasant Hill were at 0.01%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 0.02%.

Notably, Pleasant Hill's appreciation rate in the latest quarter is one of the lowest in America.

Relative to California, our data show that Pleasant Hill's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 90% 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.

Average Home Values

 
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Median Home Value:
$776,518

Pleasant Hill, CA HOME PRICES

> $1,162,000
9.5%
9.5%
$871,001 - $1,162,000
24.0%
24.0%
$581,001 - $871,000
43.5%
43.5%
$464,001 - $581,000
10.6%
10.6%
$349,001 - $464,000
7.0%
7.0%
$232,001 - $349,000
2.7%
2.7%
$116,001 - $232,000
1.3%
1.3%
$58,001 - $116,000
0.5%
0.5%
$0 - $58,000
0.7%
0.7%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES
Value Relative To State

Very High for Nation

High for CA

Value Relative To Nation

Number Of Homes And Apartments:
13,679

Pleasant Hill Appreciation Rates

 
Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
CA*
Compared To
America*
Latest Quarter:
2020 Q2 - 2020 Q3
Last 12 Months:
2019 Q3 - 2020 Q3
Last 2 Years:
2018 Q3 - 2020 Q3
Last 5 Years:
2015 Q3 - 2020 Q3
Last 10 Years:
2010 Q3 - 2020 Q3
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2020 Q3
115.11% 3.76%
5
9
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership

 
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Average Market Rent:
$3,385 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners
63.0%
63.0%
Renters
37.0%
37.0%
Vacant
3.1%
3.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES

Housing Market Details

 
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Age of Homes

2000 or Newer
7.3%
7.3%
1970 - 1999
51.6%
51.6%
1940 - 1969
40.4%
40.4%
1939 or Older
0.8%
0.8%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES

Types of Homes

Single-Family
58.2%
58.2%
Townhomes
9.5%
9.5%
Small Apt. Buildings
10.1%
10.1%
Apt. Complexes
21.6%
21.6%
Mobile Homes
0.4%
0.4%
Other
0.3%
0.3%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES

Home Size

No Bedroom
3.5%
3.5%
1 Bedroom
12.1%
12.1%
2 Bedrooms
22.1%
22.1%
3 Bedrooms
37.8%
37.8%
4 Bedrooms
21.3%
21.3%
5 or more bedrooms
3.1%
3.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES