Stockton, CA


Highest Appreciating Stockton Neighborhoods Since 2000

Stockton, CA Real Estate Data

Stockton Housing Market Information

With 305,658 people, 91,304 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $249,829, 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 65.36% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Stockton include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 17.74%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 8.47%), and a few row houses and other attached homes ( 7.50%).

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 48.55% owning and 51.45% 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 ( 26.03%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 18.26%). There's also some housing in Stockton built before 1939 ( 8.69%).

Stockton Home Appreciation Rates

Homes have actually lost value in Stockton over the last then years, as home values have seen a decline of 38.57% during the ten year period. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout appreciation rate data shows Stockton home appreciation rates at 1.90%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 7.83%.

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 7.32%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 87.19% 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 1.90%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 7.83%.

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
> $1,536,000 0.8
$1,152,001 - $1,536,000 1.1
$768,001 - $1,152,000 2.2
$614,001 - $768,000 2.3
$461,001 - $614,000 6.4
$307,001 - $461,000 18.4
$154,001 - $307,000 43.8
$77,001 - $154,000 17.7
$0 - $77,000 7.2

Low for CA
High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
23.1949405633308 77.8071334214003

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,401 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 48.55
Renters 51.45
Vacant 9.22

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 18.3
1970 - 1999 47.0
1940 - 1969 26.0
1939 or Older 8.7

Types of Homes

Single-Family 65.4
Townhomes 7.5
Small Apt. Buildings 8.5
Apt. Complexes 17.7
Mobile Homes 0.9
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 2.97
1 Bedroom 11.27
2 Bedrooms 24.65
3 Bedrooms 37.40
4 Bedrooms 18.66
5 or more bedrooms 5.04

Stockton Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2016 Q2 - 2016 Q3
Last 12 Months:
2015 Q4 - 2016 Q3
Last 2 Years:
2014 Q4 - 2016 Q3
Last 5 Years:
2011 Q4 - 2016 Q3
Last 10 Years:
2006 Q4 - 2016 Q3
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2016 Q3
42.52% 2.11% 1 5
* 10 is highest