Ukiah, CA


Highest Appreciating Ukiah Neighborhoods Since 2000

Ukiah, 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

Ukiah Housing Market Information

With 15,917 people, 6,055 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $261,233, Ukiah real estate prices are well above average cost compared to national prices.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Ukiah, accounting for 54.40% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Ukiah include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 18.67%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 15.01%), and a few row houses and other attached homes ( 6.37%).

People in Ukiah primarily live in small (one, two or no bedroom) single-family detached homes. Ukiah has a mixture of owner-occupied and renter-occupied housing.

There is a lot of housing in Ukiah 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 Ukiah built between 1940-1969 ( 36.96%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from before 1939 ( 10.77%). There's also some housing in Ukiah built between 2000 and later ( 2.49%).

Ukiah Home Appreciation Rates

Ukiah's appreciation rate notably has been below the national average for the last ten years. The average annual home appreciation rate in Ukiah during the period has been just -1.23%, which is lower than 70% of US communities.

Appreciation rates are so strong in Ukiah that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Ukiah real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Ukiah appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 7.72%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 85.41% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Ukiah. Ukiah appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 1.82%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 7.47%.

Importantly, this makes Ukiah 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 Ukiah's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 50% 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 Ukiah differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Ukiah - 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 Ukiah real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,300,000 0.1
$975,001 - $1,300,000 1.0
$650,001 - $975,000 3.8
$520,001 - $650,000 5.5
$390,001 - $520,000 20.8
$260,001 - $390,000 38.3
$130,001 - $260,000 13.9
$65,001 - $130,000 1.7
$0 - $65,000 14.9

Low for CA
High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
20.8660494550568 74.3386243386243

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Ukiah 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
83.62% 3.59% 5 9
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,277 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 39.55
Renters 60.45
Vacant 6.43

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 2.5
1970 - 1999 49.8
1940 - 1969 37.0
1939 or Older 10.8

Types of Homes

Single-Family 54.4
Townhomes 6.4
Small Apt. Buildings 15.0
Apt. Complexes 18.7
Mobile Homes 5.4
Other 0.2

Home Size

No Bedroom 4.68
1 Bedroom 14.88
2 Bedrooms 35.96
3 Bedrooms 35.34
4 Bedrooms 6.74
5 or more bedrooms 2.40