San Juan Capistrano, CA


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San Juan Capistrano, 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.

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San Juan Capistrano Housing Market Information

With a population of 36,454, 11,838 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $540,918, real estate costs in San Juan Capistrano 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 San Juan Capistrano, accounting for 52.37% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in San Juan Capistrano include row houses and other attached homes ( 20.24%), mobile homes or trailers ( 10.21%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 9.81%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in San Juan Capistrano. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 73.83% of San Juan Capistrano's homes, and 59.34% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

There is a lot of housing in San Juan Capistrano 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 Juan Capistrano built between 1940-1969 ( 17.76%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 8.85%). There's also some housing in San Juan Capistrano built before 1939 ( 1.45%).

San Juan Capistrano Home Appreciation Rates

Real estate appreciation rates in San Juan Capistrano's have tracked to near the national average over the last then years, with the annual appreciation rate averaging 0.00% during the period.

Appreciation rates are so strong in San Juan Capistrano that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, San Juan Capistrano real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, San Juan Capistrano appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 9.64%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 92.78% 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 Juan Capistrano. San Juan Capistrano appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 1.99%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 8.20%.

Importantly, this makes San Juan Capistrano 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 Juan Capistrano's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 80% of the other cities and towns in California.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:

San Juan Capistrano, CA HOME PRICES

Value Range
> $1,324,000 16.3
$993,001 - $1,324,000 12.0
$662,001 - $993,000 22.9
$530,001 - $662,000 16.0
$397,001 - $530,000 10.1
$265,001 - $397,000 9.5
$132,001 - $265,000 7.4
$66,001 - $132,000 2.7
$0 - $66,000 2.9

High for CA
Very High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
4.89862885268956 34.5238095238095

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

San Juan Capistrano 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
121.66% 4.72% 9 10
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$2,211 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 73.83
Renters 26.17
Vacant 5.45

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF San Juan Capistrano HOMES
2000 or Newer 8.8
1970 - 1999 71.9
1940 - 1969 17.8
1939 or Older 1.4

Types of Homes

TYPE OF San Juan Capistrano HOMES
Single-Family 52.4
Townhomes 20.2
Small Apt. Buildings 9.8
Apt. Complexes 7.4
Mobile Homes 10.2
Other 0.0

Home Size

SIZE OF San Juan Capistrano HOMES
No Bedroom 1.88
1 Bedroom 3.62
2 Bedrooms 28.53
3 Bedrooms 36.24
4 Bedrooms 23.10
5 or more bedrooms 6.63