Stockton CA

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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 Q3 2019. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2017 (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 311,178, 93,746 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $281,271, Stockton real estate prices are well above average cost compared to national prices.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Stockton, accounting for 65.67% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Stockton include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 17.57%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 8.63%), and a few row houses and other attached homes ( 6.96%).

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 46.81% owning and 53.19% 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 ( 26.70%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 18.06%). There's also some housing in Stockton built before 1939 ( 8.72%).

Stockton Home Appreciation Rates

In the last 10 years, Stockton has experienced some of the highest home appreciation rates of any community in the nation. Stockton real estate appreciated 126.78% over the last ten years, which is an average annual home appreciation rate of 8.53%, putting Stockton in the top 10% nationally for real estate appreciation. If you are a home buyer or real estate investor, Stockton 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, Stockton appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Stockton's appreciation rate has been 2.92%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Stockton were at 1.47%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 6.00%.

Relative to California, our data show that Stockton's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 60% 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
> $1,463,000 0.9
$1,097,001 - $1,463,000 1.3
$731,001 - $1,097,000 3.1
$585,001 - $731,000 4.1
$439,001 - $585,000 12.5
$293,001 - $439,000 27.5
$146,001 - $293,000 36.0
$73,001 - $146,000 9.8
$0 - $73,000 4.9

Low for CA
High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
22.756204379562 78.2437745740498

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Stockton Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2019 Q2 - 2019 Q3
Last 12 Months:
2018 Q3 - 2019 Q3
Last 2 Years:
2017 Q3 - 2019 Q3
Last 5 Years:
2014 Q3 - 2019 Q3
Last 10 Years:
2009 Q3 - 2019 Q3
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2019 Q3
93.25% 3.39%
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,361 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 46.81
Renters 53.19
Vacant 7.88

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 18.1
1970 - 1999 46.5
1940 - 1969 26.7
1939 or Older 8.7

Types of Homes

Single-Family 65.7
Townhomes 7.0
Small Apt. Buildings 8.6
Apt. Complexes 17.6
Mobile Homes 1.1
Other 0.1

Home Size

No Bedroom 3.25
1 Bedroom 10.69
2 Bedrooms 24.93
3 Bedrooms 37.06
4 Bedrooms 19.28
5 or more bedrooms 4.80