Fresno, CA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 148,931 housing units in Fresno. This represents a 15.1% growth from 129,404 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 148,658 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 273 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Fresno is about 50.7%. Fresno's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 6%. Average household size is 2.99 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Fresno were built after 1974.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type6%
One Bedroom16.90%
Two Bedrooms30.90%
Three Bedrooms35.80%
Four Bedrooms9.10%
Five Bedrooms or more1.40%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.97
Median year structure was built1975
Median Value of occupied units$97,300
Median Price asked for vacant units$76,100

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size3.02
Median year structure was built1974
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$404

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.40%
Second Mortgage10.20%
Home Equity Loan6%
Simple Mortgage62.90%
Debt Free20.60%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs22.1%