Alameda, CA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 31,644 housing units in Alameda. This represents a 3.7% growth from 30,520 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 31,644 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Alameda is about 47.9%. Alameda's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 4.5%. Average household size is 2.35 people.

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


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type6.90%
One Bedroom22.90%
Two Bedrooms34%
Three Bedrooms24.60%
Four Bedrooms9.10%
Five Bedrooms or more2.50%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.49
Median year structure was built1958
Median Value of occupied units$345,000
Median Price asked for vacant units$377,300

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.23
Median year structure was built1958
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$936

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.20%
Second Mortgage9.70%
Home Equity Loan10.50%
Simple Mortgage54.50%
Debt Free25.20%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs21.6%