Fountain Valley, CA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 18,477 housing units in Fountain Valley. This represents a 2.5% growth from 18,019 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 18,477 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Fountain Valley is about 74.7%. Fountain Valley's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 1.7%. Average household size is 3 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Fountain Valley were built after 1972.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type2.50%
One Bedroom10%
Two Bedrooms14.50%
Three Bedrooms27.20%
Four Bedrooms37%
Five Bedrooms or more8.80%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size3.06
Median year structure was built1971
Median Value of occupied units$289,500
Median Price asked for vacant units$312,000

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.8
Median year structure was built1974
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$1,039

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.40%
Second Mortgage11.80%
Home Equity Loan9.20%
Simple Mortgage61%
Debt Free17.70%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs21.5%