Yuba City, CA


Highest Appreciating Yuba City Neighborhoods Since 2000

Yuba City, CA Real Estate Data

Yuba City Housing Market Information

With 66,941 people, 21,557 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $260,300, Yuba City real estate prices are well above average cost compared to national prices.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Yuba City, accounting for 67.45% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Yuba City include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 16.31%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 7.28%), and a few mobile homes or trailers ( 4.42%).

The most prevalent building size and type in Yuba City are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 54.99% owning and 45.01% renting.

There is a lot of housing in Yuba City 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 Yuba City built between 1940-1969 ( 26.12%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 21.38%). There's also some housing in Yuba City built before 1939 ( 4.65%).

Yuba City Home Appreciation Rates

Homes have actually lost value in Yuba City over the last then years, as home values have seen a decline of 24.13% during the ten year period. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout appreciation rate data shows Yuba City home appreciation rates at 2.29%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 9.48%.

Appreciation rates are so strong in Yuba City that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Yuba City real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Yuba City appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 10.10%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 97.88% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Yuba City. Yuba City appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 2.29%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 9.48%.

Relative to California, our data show that Yuba City's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 90% 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 Yuba City differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Yuba City - 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 Yuba City real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,401,000 0.7
$1,051,001 - $1,401,000 0.6
$700,001 - $1,051,000 3.2
$560,001 - $700,000 2.5
$420,001 - $560,000 7.9
$280,001 - $420,000 27.5
$140,001 - $280,000 40.2
$70,001 - $140,000 10.2
$0 - $70,000 7.3

Low for CA
High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
21.5611641389003 76.6182298546896

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,289 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 54.99
Renters 45.01
Vacant 6.01

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 21.4
1970 - 1999 47.8
1940 - 1969 26.1
1939 or Older 4.7

Types of Homes

Single-Family 67.4
Townhomes 4.3
Small Apt. Buildings 7.3
Apt. Complexes 16.3
Mobile Homes 4.4
Other 0.2

Home Size

No Bedroom 1.67
1 Bedroom 8.92
2 Bedrooms 25.80
3 Bedrooms 42.77
4 Bedrooms 16.99
5 or more bedrooms 3.85

Yuba City 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
69.61% 3.16% 4 8
* 10 is highest