Sacramento, CA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 163,914 housing units in Sacramento. This represents a 6.9% growth from 153,362 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 163,166 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 748 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Sacramento is about 50.1%. Sacramento's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 5.7%. Average household size is 2.58 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Sacramento were built after 1967.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type5.80%
One Bedroom19.40%
Two Bedrooms31.20%
Three Bedrooms32.20%
Four Bedrooms10.20%
Five Bedrooms or more1.30%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.65
Median year structure was built1965
Median Value of occupied units$128,800
Median Price asked for vacant units$98,300

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.5
Median year structure was built1969
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$568

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.30%
Second Mortgage12%
Home Equity Loan6.50%
Simple Mortgage56.60%
Debt Free24.70%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs21.2%