Bell Gardens, CA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 9,788 housing units in Bell Gardens. This represents a 2.5% growth from 9,546 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 9,788 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Bell Gardens is about 23.8%. Bell Gardens's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 3.3%. Average household size is 4.61 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Bell Gardens were built after 1964.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type16.40%
One Bedroom37.70%
Two Bedrooms30.70%
Three Bedrooms12.30%
Four Bedrooms2.40%
Five Bedrooms or more0.40%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size4.96
Median year structure was built1958
Median Value of occupied units$175,000
Median Price asked for vacant units$139,000

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size4.49
Median year structure was built1966
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$588

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage8.90%
Home Equity Loan5.10%
Simple Mortgage70.20%
Debt Free15.80%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs29.7%