West Athens, CA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 2,702 housing units in West Athens. This represents a 2.2% growth from 2,643 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 2,702 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in West Athens is about 55.1%. West Athens's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 3.9%. Average household size is 3.56 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in West Athens were built after 1958.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type11.40%
One Bedroom22.40%
Two Bedrooms22%
Three Bedrooms34.60%
Four Bedrooms8.30%
Five Bedrooms or more1.40%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size3.63
Median year structure was built1955
Median Value of occupied units$162,400
Median Price asked for vacant units$212,500

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size3.48
Median year structure was built1966
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$521

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan1.80%
Second Mortgage14.70%
Home Equity Loan6.50%
Simple Mortgage58.90%
Debt Free18.10%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs26.5%