Santa Clarita, CA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 52,456 housing units in Santa Clarita. This represents a 27.5% growth from 41,133 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 52,019 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 437 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Santa Clarita is about 74.8%. Santa Clarita's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 3.4%. Average household size is 2.96 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Santa Clarita were built after 1981.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1.60%
One Bedroom10.90%
Two Bedrooms26%
Three Bedrooms33.70%
Four Bedrooms23.10%
Five Bedrooms or more4.70%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size3.03
Median year structure was built1981
Median Value of occupied units$229,200
Median Price asked for vacant units$233,900

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.76
Median year structure was built1983
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$998

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.40%
Second Mortgage16.30%
Home Equity Loan8.20%
Simple Mortgage65.80%
Debt Free9.30%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs23.8%