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Pleasanton, CA Real Estate Market

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 2022. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2020 (latest available). Updated annually.

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

Pleasanton, CA Housing Market Trends

With 78,252 people, 27,815 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $1,304,919, Pleasanton house prices are not only among the most expensive in California, Pleasanton real estate also is some of the most expensive in all of America.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Pleasanton, accounting for 62.78% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Pleasanton include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 19.09%), row houses and other attached homes ( 11.50%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 5.40%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Pleasanton. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 67.62% of Pleasanton's homes, and 59.01% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

There is a lot of housing in Pleasanton 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 Pleasanton built between 1940-1969 ( 18.54%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 16.57%). There's also some housing in Pleasanton built before 1939 ( 1.45%).

Pleasanton Home Appreciation Rates

Appreciation rates for homes in Pleasanton have been tracking above average for the last ten years, according to NeighborhoodScout data. The cumulative appreciation rate over the ten years has been 91.99%, which ranks in the top 30% nationwide. This equates to an annual average Pleasanton house appreciation rate of 6.74%.

Appreciation rates are so strong in Pleasanton that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Pleasanton real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Pleasanton appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 16.84%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 77.51% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Pleasanton. Pleasanton appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 5.08%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 21.93%.

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

Average Home Values

 

Median Home Value:
$1,304,919

Pleasanton, CA HOME PRICES

> $1,231,000
$923,001 - $1,231,000
$615,001 - $923,000
$492,001 - $615,000
$369,001 - $492,000
$246,001 - $369,000
$123,001 - $246,000
$61,001 - $123,000
$0 - $61,000
54.4%
54.4%
30.4%
30.4%
9.1%
9.1%
2.0%
2.0%
0.9%
0.9%
0.7%
0.7%
0.7%
0.7%
0.5%
0.5%
1.2%
1.2%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES
Value Relative To State

Very High for Nation

Very High for CA

Value Relative To Nation

Number Of Homes And Apartments:
27,815

Pleasanton Appreciation Rates

 
Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
CA*
Compared To
America*
Latest Quarter:
2022 Q2 - 2022 Q3
Last 12 Months:
2021 Q3 - 2022 Q3
Last 2 Years:
2020 Q3 - 2022 Q3
Last 5 Years:
2017 Q3 - 2022 Q3
Last 10 Years:
2012 Q3 - 2022 Q3
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2022 Q3
160.68% 4.30%
3
8
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership

 

Average Market Rent:
$4,937 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners
Renters
Vacant
67.6%
67.6%
32.4%
32.4%
4.3%
4.3%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES

Housing Market Details

 

Age of Homes

2000 or Newer
1970 - 1999
1940 - 1969
1939 or Older
16.6%
16.6%
63.4%
63.4%
18.5%
18.5%
1.5%
1.5%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES

Types of Homes

Single-Family
Townhomes
Small Apt. Buildings
Apt. Complexes
Mobile Homes
Other
62.8%
62.8%
11.5%
11.5%
5.4%
5.4%
19.1%
19.1%
1.2%
1.2%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES

Home Size

No Bedroom
1 Bedroom
2 Bedrooms
3 Bedrooms
4 Bedrooms
5 or more bedrooms
1.8%
1.8%
10.4%
10.4%
19.6%
19.6%
26.8%
26.8%
32.2%
32.2%
9.2%
9.2%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES