Stockton, CA


Highest Appreciating Stockton Neighborhoods Since 2000

Stockton, 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

Stockton Housing Market Information

With a population of 305,658, 92,440 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $230,496, Stockton real estate values are some of the lowest in California, although compared to real estate around the nation, Stockton homes are still considered rather expensive.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Stockton, accounting for 65.27% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Stockton include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 17.70%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 8.71%), and a few row houses and other attached homes ( 7.30%).

The most prevalent building size and type in Stockton are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 47.95% owning and 52.05% renting.

There is a lot of housing in Stockton 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 Stockton built between 1940-1969 ( 26.56%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 18.18%). There's also some housing in Stockton built before 1939 ( 8.93%).

Stockton Home Appreciation Rates

Homes have actually lost value in Stockton over the last then years, as home values have seen a decline of 31.41% during the ten year period. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout appreciation rate data shows Stockton home appreciation rates at 2.24%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 9.28%.

Appreciation rates are so strong in Stockton that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Stockton real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Stockton appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 11.84%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 97.26% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Stockton. Stockton appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 2.24%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 9.28%.

Importantly, this makes Stockton 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 Stockton's latest annual appreciation rate is higher 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 Stockton differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Stockton - 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 Stockton real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,502,000 0.9
$1,126,001 - $1,502,000 1.1
$751,001 - $1,126,000 2.2
$601,001 - $751,000 2.5
$450,001 - $601,000 6.1
$300,001 - $450,000 21.0
$150,001 - $300,000 43.6
$75,001 - $150,000 16.0
$0 - $75,000 6.5

Very Low for CA
High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
25.7295206844017 81.2169312169312

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Stockton 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
53.52% 2.52% 1 7
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,190 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 47.95
Renters 52.05
Vacant 8.68

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 18.2
1970 - 1999 46.3
1940 - 1969 26.6
1939 or Older 8.9

Types of Homes

Single-Family 65.3
Townhomes 7.3
Small Apt. Buildings 8.7
Apt. Complexes 17.7
Mobile Homes 1.0
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 3.05
1 Bedroom 11.20
2 Bedrooms 24.84
3 Bedrooms 37.27
4 Bedrooms 18.88
5 or more bedrooms 4.76