Desert Hills, AZ Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 1,459 housing units in Desert Hills. This represents a 42.1% growth from 1,027 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 1,237 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 222 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Desert Hills is about 78.3%. Desert Hills's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 30.2%. Average household size is 2.22 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Desert Hills were built after 1978.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1%
One Bedroom9.70%
Two Bedrooms56.50%
Three Bedrooms32%
Four Bedrooms0.80%
Five Bedrooms or more0%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.97
Median year structure was built1979
Median Value of occupied units$157,300

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size3.13
Median year structure was built1975
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$379

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage18.10%
Home Equity Loan4%
Simple Mortgage55.70%
Debt Free22.10%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs19.1%