Median Age of Housing in California

September 27, 2023

Median Age of a Home

in California

The median home in California was built in 1976, meaning that the typical home is nearly 50 years old. But how does this vary across the state? Using US Census data, we can tell which parts of the state have the oldest and newest housing stock.

The cities with the oldest housing stock are:
1. Piedmont (<1939)
2. Ferndale (1944)
3. Berkeley (1944)
4. San Francisco (1944)
5. San Marino (1944)

The cities with the newest housing stock are:
1. Eastvale (2006)
2. Beaumont (2005)
3. Lincoln (2004)
4. Brentwood (2003)
5. Lathrop (2002)

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