Winchester, CA


Highest Appreciating Winchester Neighborhoods Since 2000

Winchester, 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

Winchester Housing Market Information

With 2,716 people, 762 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $420,395, real estate costs in Winchester 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.

Mobile homes or trailers are the single most common housing type in Winchester, accounting for 54.59% of the town's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Winchester include single-family detached homes ( 43.24%).

Dwellings in Winchester tend to be quite small (one, two, or no bedrooms) and owner occupied. In fact, 49.15% of the homes in Winchester have two or fewer bedrooms.

There is a lot of housing in Winchester 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 Winchester built between 1940-1969 ( 22.34%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 6.16%).

Winchester Home Appreciation Rates

Winchester's appreciation rate notably has been below the national average for the last ten years. The average annual home appreciation rate in Winchester during the period has been just -1.77%, which is lower than 80% of US communities.

Appreciation rates are so strong in Winchester that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Winchester real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Winchester appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 9.64%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 92.79% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Winchester. Winchester appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 2.02%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 8.32%.

Importantly, this makes Winchester 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 Winchester's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 80% of the other cities and towns in California.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:

Winchester, CA HOME PRICES

Value Range
> $1,458,000 0.2
$1,093,001 - $1,458,000 1.5
$729,001 - $1,093,000 1.5
$583,001 - $729,000 6.1
$437,001 - $583,000 27.6
$292,001 - $437,000 24.4
$146,001 - $292,000 16.0
$73,001 - $146,000 15.3
$0 - $73,000 7.4

Average for CA
Very High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
8.5022852455174 50.9259259259259

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Winchester 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
85.35% 3.64% 5 9
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$2,187 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 83.99
Renters 16.01
Vacant 7.97

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF Winchester HOMES
2000 or Newer 6.2
1970 - 1999 71.5
1940 - 1969 22.3
1939 or Older 0.0

Types of Homes

TYPE OF Winchester HOMES
Single-Family 43.2
Townhomes 0.0
Small Apt. Buildings 0.0
Apt. Complexes 0.0
Mobile Homes 54.6
Other 2.2

Home Size

SIZE OF Winchester HOMES
No Bedroom 3.74
1 Bedroom 20.53
2 Bedrooms 24.88
3 Bedrooms 27.66
4 Bedrooms 8.45
5 or more bedrooms 14.73

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