Tiburon CA

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Tiburon, 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 Q2 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

Tiburon Housing Market Information

With 9,115 people, 3,817 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $3,199,573, Tiburon house prices are not only among the most expensive in California, Tiburon 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 Tiburon, accounting for 63.14% of the town's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Tiburon include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 18.43%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 10.10%), and a few row houses and other attached homes ( 6.78%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Tiburon. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 70.41% of Tiburon's homes, and 52.31% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

At the end of World War II, American soldiers returned home triumphant and, with the help of the GI Bill, built homes by the millions on the edges of America's cities. These homes were predominantly capes and ranches, modest in size, but built to house a growing middle-class as the 20th century became the American century. Tiburon's housing was primarily built during this period, from the '40s through the '60s. A full 47.95% of the town's housing hails from this era. Other housing ages represented in Tiburon include homes built between 1970-1999 ( 42.09%) and housing constructed between 2000 and later ( 5.41%). There's also some housing in Tiburon built before 1939 ( 4.54%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Tiburon. Fully 10.15% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Tiburon homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Tiburon real estate prices below levels they could achieve if vacant housing was absorbed into the market and became occupied. Housing vacancy rates are a useful measure to consider, along with other things, if you are a home buyer or a real estate investor.

Tiburon Home Appreciation Rates

In the last 10 years, Tiburon has experienced some of the highest home appreciation rates of any community in the nation. Tiburon real estate appreciated 111.00% over the last ten years, which is an average annual home appreciation rate of 7.75%, putting Tiburon in the top 10% nationally for real estate appreciation. If you are a home buyer or real estate investor, Tiburon 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, Tiburon appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Tiburon's appreciation rate has been 1.12%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Tiburon were at 0.11%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 0.43%.

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

Relative to California, our data show that Tiburon's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 80% of the other cities and towns in California.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,086,000 80.3
$815,001 - $1,086,000 8.0
$543,001 - $815,000 6.1
$434,001 - $543,000 0.0
$326,001 - $434,000 0.0
$217,001 - $326,000 0.4
$109,001 - $217,000 0.5
$54,001 - $109,000 2.2
$0 - $54,000 2.5

Very High for CA
Very High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
0.0700729927007299 1.31061598951507

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Tiburon Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2020 Q1 - 2020 Q2
Last 12 Months:
2019 Q2 - 2020 Q2
Last 2 Years:
2018 Q2 - 2020 Q2
Last 5 Years:
2015 Q2 - 2020 Q2
Last 10 Years:
2010 Q2 - 2020 Q2
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2020 Q2
130.99% 4.17%
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$3,702 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 70.41
Renters 29.59
Vacant 10.15

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 5.4
1970 - 1999 42.1
1940 - 1969 48.0
1939 or Older 4.5

Types of Homes

Single-Family 63.1
Townhomes 6.8
Small Apt. Buildings 10.1
Apt. Complexes 18.4
Mobile Homes 1.6
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 4.73
1 Bedroom 11.06
2 Bedrooms 17.30
3 Bedrooms 25.31
4 Bedrooms 27.00
5 or more bedrooms 14.60

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Zip Codes in Tiburon, CA