San Ramon CA

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San Ramon, 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 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

San Ramon Housing Market Information

With 75,839 people, 25,150 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $985,011, San Ramon house prices are not only among the most expensive in California, San Ramon real estate also is some of the most expensive in all of America.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in San Ramon, accounting for 63.10% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in San Ramon include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 20.51%), row houses and other attached homes ( 11.32%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 5.04%).

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 Ramon. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 71.59% of San Ramon's homes, and 60.93% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

There is a lot of housing in San Ramon 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 Ramon built between 2000 and later ( 35.33%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 1940-1969 ( 8.54%).

San Ramon Home Appreciation Rates

In the last 10 years, San Ramon has experienced some of the highest home appreciation rates of any community in the nation. San Ramon real estate appreciated 57.23% over the last ten years, which is an average annual home appreciation rate of 4.63%, putting San Ramon in the top 20% nationally for real estate appreciation. If you are a home buyer or real estate investor, San Ramon 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 Ramon appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, San Ramon's appreciation rate has been -1.45%, 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 Ramon were at 0.21%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 0.84%.

Notably, San Ramon's appreciation rate in the latest quarter is one of the lowest in America.

Relative to California, our data show that San Ramon's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 90% 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 Ramon differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in San Ramon - 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 Ramon real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,087,000 40.2
$815,001 - $1,087,000 37.0
$543,001 - $815,000 15.5
$435,001 - $543,000 3.4
$326,001 - $435,000 1.6
$217,001 - $326,000 0.8
$108,001 - $217,000 0.6
$54,001 - $108,000 0.3
$0 - $54,000 0.7

Very High for CA
Very High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
1.36058394160584 13.7614678899083

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

San Ramon Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2019 Q4 - 2020 Q1
Last 12 Months:
2019 Q1 - 2020 Q1
Last 2 Years:
2018 Q1 - 2020 Q1
Last 5 Years:
2015 Q1 - 2020 Q1
Last 10 Years:
2010 Q1 - 2020 Q1
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2020 Q1
95.01% 3.35%
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$3,902 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 71.59
Renters 28.41
Vacant 3.76

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 35.3
1970 - 1999 56.0
1940 - 1969 8.5
1939 or Older 0.1

Types of Homes

Single-Family 63.1
Townhomes 11.3
Small Apt. Buildings 5.0
Apt. Complexes 20.5
Mobile Homes 0.0
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 2.15
1 Bedroom 11.02
2 Bedrooms 15.97
3 Bedrooms 24.25
4 Bedrooms 36.68
5 or more bedrooms 9.93