San Bernardino, CA


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San Bernardino, 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

San Bernardino Housing Market Information

With 216,108 people, 57,580 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $212,551, San Bernardino real estate values are some of the lowest in California, although compared to real estate around the nation, San Bernardino homes are still considered rather expensive.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in San Bernardino, accounting for 60.53% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in San Bernardino include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 19.49%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 9.03%), and a few mobile homes or trailers ( 6.40%).

People in San Bernardino primarily live in small (one, two or no bedroom) single-family detached homes. San Bernardino has a mixture of owner-occupied and renter-occupied housing.

There is a lot of housing in San Bernardino 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 San Bernardino built between 1940-1969 ( 41.49%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from before 1939 ( 9.20%). There's also some housing in San Bernardino built between 2000 and later ( 6.54%).

San Bernardino Home Appreciation Rates

Homes have actually lost value in San Bernardino over the last then years, as home values have seen a decline of 23.44% during the ten year period. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout appreciation rate data shows San Bernardino home appreciation rates at 2.02%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 8.32%.

Appreciation rates are so strong in San Bernardino that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, San Bernardino real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, San Bernardino appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 9.54%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 92.47% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in San Bernardino. San Bernardino appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 2.02%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 8.32%.

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

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:

San Bernardino, CA HOME PRICES

Value Range
> $1,485,000 0.3
$1,114,001 - $1,485,000 0.2
$743,001 - $1,114,000 1.1
$594,001 - $743,000 1.3
$446,001 - $594,000 6.0
$297,001 - $446,000 20.7
$148,001 - $297,000 42.3
$74,001 - $148,000 18.1
$0 - $74,000 10.0

Very Low for CA
High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
29.2863002461034 84.5238095238095

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

San Bernardino 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
113.83% 4.50% 8 10
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,253 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 44.80
Renters 55.20
Vacant 8.14

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF San Bernardino HOMES
2000 or Newer 6.5
1970 - 1999 42.8
1940 - 1969 41.5
1939 or Older 9.2

Types of Homes

TYPE OF San Bernardino HOMES
Single-Family 60.5
Townhomes 4.5
Small Apt. Buildings 9.0
Apt. Complexes 19.5
Mobile Homes 6.4
Other 0.0

Home Size

SIZE OF San Bernardino HOMES
No Bedroom 2.71
1 Bedroom 14.88
2 Bedrooms 31.97
3 Bedrooms 35.62
4 Bedrooms 13.01
5 or more bedrooms 1.82