East Palo Alto, CA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 7,059 housing units in East Palo Alto. This represents a 4% decline from 7,351 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 7,059 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in East Palo Alto is about 43.3%. East Palo Alto's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 1.7%. Average household size is 4.22 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in East Palo Alto were built after 1960.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type20.50%
One Bedroom24.40%
Two Bedrooms21.50%
Three Bedrooms25%
Four Bedrooms6.60%
Five Bedrooms or more2%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size4.71
Median year structure was built1957
Median Value of occupied units$302,100
Median Price asked for vacant units$225,000

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size3.84
Median year structure was built1963
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$644

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage14.20%
Home Equity Loan7.50%
Simple Mortgage60.30%
Debt Free18%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs24.6%