El Cerrito (Contra Costa County), CA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 10,503 housing units in El Cerrito (Contra Costa County). This represents a 1.9% growth from 10,311 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 10,503 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in El Cerrito (Contra Costa County) is about 60.9%. El Cerrito (Contra Costa County)'s vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 2.5%. Average household size is 2.25 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in El Cerrito (Contra Costa County) were built after 1955.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type2.90%
One Bedroom12%
Two Bedrooms36.80%
Three Bedrooms35.20%
Four Bedrooms10.60%
Five Bedrooms or more2.50%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.38
Median year structure was built1952
Median Value of occupied units$291,300
Median Price asked for vacant units$353,800

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.03
Median year structure was built1961
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$973

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.10%
Second Mortgage6.90%
Home Equity Loan6%
Simple Mortgage46.50%
Debt Free40.40%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs17.7%