Santa Rosa, CA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 57,514 housing units in Santa Rosa. This represents a 20.5% growth from 47,726 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 57,236 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 278 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Santa Rosa is about 58.3%. Santa Rosa's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 2.5%. Average household size is 2.56 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Santa Rosa were built after 1975.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type3.10%
One Bedroom15%
Two Bedrooms31.80%
Three Bedrooms35.90%
Four Bedrooms12.60%
Five Bedrooms or more1.50%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.6
Median year structure was built1976
Median Value of occupied units$245,000
Median Price asked for vacant units$261,400

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.52
Median year structure was built1974
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$798

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.30%
Second Mortgage11.70%
Home Equity Loan9.10%
Simple Mortgage55.60%
Debt Free23.30%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs21.9%