Riverbank, CA


Highest Appreciating Riverbank Neighborhoods Since 2000

Riverbank, 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

Riverbank Housing Market Information

With a population of 24,122, 7,041 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $257,497, Riverbank real estate prices are well above average cost compared to national prices.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Riverbank, accounting for 88.22% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Riverbank include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 3.49%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 3.48%), and a few mobile homes or trailers ( 3.39%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Riverbank. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 68.27% of Riverbank's homes, and 77.68% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

There is a lot of housing in Riverbank 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 Riverbank built between 2000 and later ( 33.02%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 1940-1969 ( 12.35%). There's also some housing in Riverbank built before 1939 ( 3.01%).

Riverbank Home Appreciation Rates

Homes have actually lost value in Riverbank over the last then years, as home values have seen a decline of 25.21% during the ten year period. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout appreciation rate data shows Riverbank home appreciation rates at 1.84%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 7.58%.

Appreciation rates are so strong in Riverbank that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Riverbank real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Riverbank appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 8.81%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 90.11% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Riverbank. Riverbank appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 1.84%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 7.58%.

Importantly, this makes Riverbank 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 Riverbank's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 60% 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 Riverbank differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Riverbank - 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 Riverbank real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,433,000 0.8
$1,075,001 - $1,433,000 0.4
$716,001 - $1,075,000 2.1
$573,001 - $716,000 2.7
$430,001 - $573,000 11.7
$287,001 - $430,000 29.1
$143,001 - $287,000 42.7
$71,001 - $143,000 6.2
$0 - $71,000 4.2

Low for CA
High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
21.440290636353 75.2645502645503

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Riverbank 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
64.96% 2.94% 3 8
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,329 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 68.27
Renters 31.73
Vacant 5.40

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF Riverbank HOMES
2000 or Newer 33.0
1970 - 1999 51.6
1940 - 1969 12.3
1939 or Older 3.0

Types of Homes

Single-Family 88.2
Townhomes 1.4
Small Apt. Buildings 3.5
Apt. Complexes 3.5
Mobile Homes 3.4
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 0.38
1 Bedroom 4.45
2 Bedrooms 11.90
3 Bedrooms 50.77
4 Bedrooms 26.91
5 or more bedrooms 5.59