Sierra Vista, AZ Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 15,621 housing units in Sierra Vista. This represents a 20.8% growth from 12,927 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 15,379 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 242 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Sierra Vista is about 52.3%. Sierra Vista's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 9.6%. Average household size is 2.46 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Sierra Vista were built after 1979.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type3.70%
One Bedroom11.50%
Two Bedrooms26.40%
Three Bedrooms40.60%
Four Bedrooms16.70%
Five Bedrooms or more1.10%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.4
Median year structure was built1981
Median Value of occupied units$105,300
Median Price asked for vacant units$99,000

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.52
Median year structure was built1978
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$389

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.70%
Second Mortgage10%
Home Equity Loan7.60%
Simple Mortgage57.50%
Debt Free24.20%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs17.5%