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 Q3 2020. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more about Scout's Real Estate Data

San Juan Capistrano Housing Market Information

With 35,911 people, 12,396 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $660,841, 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 56.23% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in San Juan Capistrano include row houses and other attached homes ( 18.95%), mobile homes or trailers ( 9.07%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 9.07%).

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 74.59% of San Juan Capistrano's homes, and 56.06% 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 ( 17.19%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 10.97%). There's also some housing in San Juan Capistrano built before 1939 ( 1.75%).

San Juan Capistrano Home Appreciation Rates

In the last 10 years, San Juan Capistrano has experienced some of the highest home appreciation rates of any community in the nation. San Juan Capistrano real estate appreciated 53.94% over the last ten years, which is an average annual home appreciation rate of 4.41%, putting San Juan Capistrano in the top 20% nationally for real estate appreciation. If you are a home buyer or real estate investor, San Juan Capistrano definitely has a track record of being one of the best long term real estate investments in America through the last ten years.

Over the last year, San Juan Capistrano appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, San Juan Capistrano's appreciation rate has been 3.47%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in San Juan Capistrano were at 1.62%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 6.62%.

Relative to California, our data show that San Juan Capistrano's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 60% of the other cities and towns in California.

Average Home Values

 
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Median Home Value:
$660,841

San Juan Capistrano, CA HOME PRICES

> $1,160,000
24.8%
24.8%
$870,001 - $1,160,000
15.4%
15.4%
$580,001 - $870,000
27.3%
27.3%
$464,001 - $580,000
11.3%
11.3%
$348,001 - $464,000
7.3%
7.3%
$232,001 - $348,000
8.7%
8.7%
$116,001 - $232,000
2.1%
2.1%
$58,001 - $116,000
1.1%
1.1%
$0 - $58,000
2.0%
2.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES
Value Relative To State

Very High for Nation

High for CA

Value Relative To Nation

Number Of Homes And Apartments:
12,396

San Juan Capistrano Appreciation Rates

 
Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
CA*
Compared To
America*
Latest Quarter:
2020 Q2 - 2020 Q3
Last 12 Months:
2019 Q3 - 2020 Q3
Last 2 Years:
2018 Q3 - 2020 Q3
Last 5 Years:
2015 Q3 - 2020 Q3
Last 10 Years:
2010 Q3 - 2020 Q3
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2020 Q3
139.55% 4.30%
7
10
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership

 
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Average Market Rent:
$2,903 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners
74.6%
74.6%
Renters
25.4%
25.4%
Vacant
5.5%
5.5%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES

Housing Market Details

 
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Age of Homes

2000 or Newer
11.0%
11.0%
1970 - 1999
70.1%
70.1%
1940 - 1969
17.2%
17.2%
1939 or Older
1.7%
1.7%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES

Types of Homes

Single-Family
56.2%
56.2%
Townhomes
18.9%
18.9%
Small Apt. Buildings
9.1%
9.1%
Apt. Complexes
6.7%
6.7%
Mobile Homes
9.1%
9.1%
Other
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES

Home Size

No Bedroom
2.2%
2.2%
1 Bedroom
3.6%
3.6%
2 Bedrooms
27.8%
27.8%
3 Bedrooms
33.4%
33.4%
4 Bedrooms
22.7%
22.7%
5 or more bedrooms
10.4%
10.4%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES