Rowland Heights, CA


Highest Appreciating Rowland Heights Neighborhoods Since 2000

Rowland Heights, 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

Rowland Heights Housing Market Information

With 50,432 people, 14,617 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $587,946, real estate costs in Rowland Heights 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 Rowland Heights, accounting for 70.96% of the town's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Rowland Heights include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 15.95%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 5.87%), and a few mobile homes or trailers ( 4.49%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Rowland Heights. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 66.70% of Rowland Heights's homes, and 63.07% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

There is a lot of housing in Rowland Heights 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 Rowland Heights built between 1940-1969 ( 35.07%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 2.92%). There's also some housing in Rowland Heights built before 1939 ( 1.50%).

Rowland Heights Home Appreciation Rates

Appreciation rates for homes in Rowland Heights have been tracking above average for the last ten years, according to NeighborhoodScout data. The cumulative appreciation rate over the ten years has been 5.87%, which ranks in the top 40% nationwide. This equates to an annual average Rowland Heights house appreciation rate of 0.57%.

Appreciation rates are so strong in Rowland Heights that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Rowland Heights real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Rowland Heights appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 6.25%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 76.15% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Rowland Heights. Rowland Heights appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 1.99%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 8.20%.

Importantly, this makes Rowland Heights one of the highest appreciating communities in the nation for the latest quarter, and may signal the town's near-future real estate investment strength.

Relative to California, our data show that Rowland Heights'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 town. Individual neighborhoods within Rowland Heights differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Rowland Heights - 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 Rowland Heights real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:

Rowland Heights, CA HOME PRICES

Value Range
> $1,279,000 4.5
$958,001 - $1,279,000 12.7
$639,001 - $958,000 25.0
$511,001 - $639,000 21.4
$383,001 - $511,000 21.2
$256,001 - $383,000 4.3
$128,001 - $256,000 1.7
$64,001 - $128,000 4.4
$0 - $64,000 4.9

High for CA
Very High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
4.11344193132544 30.8201058201058

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Rowland Heights 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
144.86% 5.33% 10 10
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$2,360 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 66.70
Renters 33.30
Vacant 5.36

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF Rowland Heights HOMES
2000 or Newer 2.9
1970 - 1999 60.5
1940 - 1969 35.1
1939 or Older 1.5

Types of Homes

TYPE OF Rowland Heights HOMES
Single-Family 71.0
Townhomes 2.7
Small Apt. Buildings 5.9
Apt. Complexes 16.0
Mobile Homes 4.5
Other 0.0

Home Size

SIZE OF Rowland Heights HOMES
No Bedroom 4.66
1 Bedroom 5.61
2 Bedrooms 15.97
3 Bedrooms 29.01
4 Bedrooms 34.06
5 or more bedrooms 10.70