Big Bear Lake, CA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 8,696 housing units in Big Bear Lake. This represents a 1.5% growth from 8,564 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 8,479 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 217 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Big Bear Lake is about 63.9%. Big Bear Lake's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 73.1%. Average household size is 2.31 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Big Bear Lake were built after 1972.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1.70%
One Bedroom12.20%
Two Bedrooms41.30%
Three Bedrooms34%
Four Bedrooms8.80%
Five Bedrooms or more2%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.26
Median year structure was built1975
Median Value of occupied units$193,300
Median Price asked for vacant units$150,000

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.4
Median year structure was built1968
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$526

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.70%
Second Mortgage10%
Home Equity Loan5.10%
Simple Mortgage47.20%
Debt Free37.10%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs24.3%