Rancho Cucamonga, CA


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Rancho Cucamonga, 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

Rancho Cucamonga Housing Market Information

With a population of 175,236, 55,240 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $494,756, real estate costs in Rancho Cucamonga 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 Rancho Cucamonga, accounting for 63.02% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Rancho Cucamonga include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 23.04%), row houses and other attached homes ( 5.77%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 5.71%).

The most prevalent building size and type in Rancho Cucamonga are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 61.10% owning and 38.90% renting.

There is a lot of housing in Rancho Cucamonga 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 Rancho Cucamonga built between 2000 and later ( 26.67%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 1940-1969 ( 8.93%).

Rancho Cucamonga Home Appreciation Rates

Rancho Cucamonga's appreciation rate notably has been below the national average for the last ten years. The average annual home appreciation rate in Rancho Cucamonga during the period has been just -0.83%, which is lower than 70% of US communities.

Appreciation rates are so strong in Rancho Cucamonga that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Rancho Cucamonga real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Rancho Cucamonga appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 6.33%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 76.71% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Rancho Cucamonga. Rancho Cucamonga appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 2.02%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 8.32%.

Importantly, this makes Rancho Cucamonga 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 Rancho Cucamonga'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 Rancho Cucamonga differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Rancho Cucamonga - 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 Rancho Cucamonga real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:

Rancho Cucamonga, CA HOME PRICES

Value Range
> $1,293,000 1.9
$970,001 - $1,293,000 2.8
$647,001 - $970,000 17.4
$517,001 - $647,000 19.4
$388,001 - $517,000 26.3
$258,001 - $388,000 18.9
$129,001 - $258,000 7.0
$65,001 - $129,000 2.3
$0 - $65,000 4.0

Average for CA
Very High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
6.0588304230634 40.3439153439153

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Rancho Cucamonga 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
123.92% 4.78% 9 10
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$2,129 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 61.10
Renters 38.90
Vacant 3.68

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF Rancho Cucamonga HOMES
2000 or Newer 26.7
1970 - 1999 63.6
1940 - 1969 8.9
1939 or Older 0.8

Types of Homes

TYPE OF Rancho Cucamonga HOMES
Single-Family 63.0
Townhomes 5.8
Small Apt. Buildings 5.7
Apt. Complexes 23.0
Mobile Homes 2.5
Other 0.0

Home Size

SIZE OF Rancho Cucamonga HOMES
No Bedroom 1.52
1 Bedroom 11.06
2 Bedrooms 20.28
3 Bedrooms 31.92
4 Bedrooms 27.90
5 or more bedrooms 7.32