Encinitas, CA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 23,867 housing units in Encinitas. This represents a 7.9% growth from 22,123 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 23,734 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 133 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Encinitas is about 64.1%. Encinitas's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 4.3%. Average household size is 2.52 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Encinitas were built after 1977.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type3.10%
One Bedroom11.90%
Two Bedrooms28.60%
Three Bedrooms32.50%
Four Bedrooms19.80%
Five Bedrooms or more4.20%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.6
Median year structure was built1978
Median Value of occupied units$353,300
Median Price asked for vacant units$523,900

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.38
Median year structure was built1974
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$1,108

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.50%
Second Mortgage10.50%
Home Equity Loan11.60%
Simple Mortgage60.80%
Debt Free16.60%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs23%