Red Bluff, CA


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Red Bluff, 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

Red Bluff Housing Market Information

With a population of 14,131, 5,357 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $173,926, Red Bluff real estate values are some of the lowest in California, although compared to real estate around the nation, Red Bluff homes are still considered rather expensive.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Red Bluff, accounting for 60.18% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Red Bluff include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 19.80%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 12.07%), and a few mobile homes or trailers ( 4.53%).

The most prevalent building size and type in Red Bluff are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 43.27% owning and 56.73% renting.

There is a lot of housing in Red Bluff 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 Red Bluff built between 1940-1969 ( 33.30%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 10.91%). There's also some housing in Red Bluff built before 1939 ( 9.41%).

Red Bluff Home Appreciation Rates

Homes have actually lost value in Red Bluff over the last then years, as home values have seen a decline of 27.67% during the ten year period. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout appreciation rate data shows Red Bluff home appreciation rates at 1.82%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 7.47%.

NeighborhoodScout's data show that during the latest twelve months, Red Bluff's appreciation rate, at 4.57%, has been at or slightly above the national average. In the latest quarter, Red Bluff's appreciation rate has been 1.82%, which annualizes to a rate of 7.47%.

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

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,280,000 0.0
$960,001 - $1,280,000 0.3
$640,001 - $960,000 0.9
$512,001 - $640,000 0.7
$384,001 - $512,000 5.3
$256,001 - $384,000 12.2
$128,001 - $256,000 52.3
$64,001 - $128,000 17.9
$0 - $64,000 10.5

Very Low for CA
Average for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
40.278917145201 91.6666666666667

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Red Bluff 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
63.38% 2.89% 2 8
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,016 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 43.27
Renters 56.73
Vacant 8.80

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 10.9
1970 - 1999 46.4
1940 - 1969 33.3
1939 or Older 9.4

Types of Homes

Single-Family 60.2
Townhomes 3.4
Small Apt. Buildings 12.1
Apt. Complexes 19.8
Mobile Homes 4.5
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 0.32
1 Bedroom 14.69
2 Bedrooms 32.52
3 Bedrooms 40.55
4 Bedrooms 9.18
5 or more bedrooms 2.74

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