Carpinteria, CA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 5,473 housing units in Carpinteria. This represents a 0.3% growth from 5,457 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 5,473 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Carpinteria is about 58.2%. Carpinteria's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 8.2%. Average household size is 2.84 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Carpinteria were built after 1973.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type5.10%
One Bedroom19.10%
Two Bedrooms37.80%
Three Bedrooms26.70%
Four Bedrooms10.70%
Five Bedrooms or more0.70%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.94
Median year structure was built1972
Median Value of occupied units$382,400

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.69
Median year structure was built1973
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$918

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan1.10%
Second Mortgage13.60%
Home Equity Loan9.60%
Simple Mortgage52.90%
Debt Free22.80%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs25.3%