Valley Springs, CA


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Valley Springs, 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

Valley Springs Housing Market Information

With a population of 3,479, 1,222 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $361,868, real estate costs in Valley Springs are among some of the highest in the nation, although house prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive California communities.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Valley Springs, accounting for 90.14% of the town's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Valley Springs include duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 5.42%), large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 2.41%), and a few mobile homes or trailers ( 2.03%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Valley Springs. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 80.44% of Valley Springs's homes, and 85.47% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

There is a lot of housing in Valley Springs 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 Valley Springs built between 2000 and later ( 34.41%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 1940-1969 ( 12.50%). There's also some housing in Valley Springs built before 1939 ( 1.28%).

Valley Springs Home Appreciation Rates

Homes have actually lost value in Valley Springs over the last then years, as home values have seen a decline of 28.46% during the ten year period. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout appreciation rate data shows Valley Springs home appreciation rates at 1.82%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 7.47%.

Appreciation rates are so strong in Valley Springs that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Valley Springs real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Valley Springs appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 6.19%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 75.66% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Valley Springs. Valley Springs appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 1.82%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 7.47%.

Importantly, this makes Valley Springs one of the highest appreciating communities in the nation for the latest quarter, and may signal the town's near-future real estate investment strength.

Relative to California, our data show that Valley Springs's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 70% of the other cities and towns in California.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:

Valley Springs, CA HOME PRICES

Value Range
> $1,373,000 2.5
$1,030,001 - $1,373,000 1.0
$687,001 - $1,030,000 4.5
$549,001 - $687,000 10.5
$412,001 - $549,000 16.3
$275,001 - $412,000 31.3
$137,001 - $275,000 26.7
$68,001 - $137,000 2.5
$0 - $68,000 4.7

Average for CA
Very High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
11.3559123403258 58.7301587301587

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Valley Springs 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
48.10% 2.30% 1 6
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,805 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 80.44
Renters 19.56
Vacant 7.98

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF Valley Springs HOMES
2000 or Newer 34.4
1970 - 1999 51.8
1940 - 1969 12.5
1939 or Older 1.3

Types of Homes

TYPE OF Valley Springs HOMES
Single-Family 90.1
Townhomes 0.0
Small Apt. Buildings 5.4
Apt. Complexes 2.4
Mobile Homes 2.0
Other 0.0

Home Size

SIZE OF Valley Springs HOMES
No Bedroom 0.00
1 Bedroom 0.90
2 Bedrooms 12.95
3 Bedrooms 79.82
4 Bedrooms 5.65
5 or more bedrooms 0.68

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Zip Codes in Valley Springs, CA