Escondido, CA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 44,964 housing units in Escondido. This represents a 7% growth from 42,040 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 44,471 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 493 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Escondido is about 53.3%. Escondido's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 2.6%. Average household size is 3.01 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Escondido were built after 1978.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type5.50%
One Bedroom19%
Two Bedrooms32.70%
Three Bedrooms27%
Four Bedrooms13.60%
Five Bedrooms or more2.20%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.97
Median year structure was built1978
Median Value of occupied units$192,600
Median Price asked for vacant units$209,100

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size3.05
Median year structure was built1978
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$742

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.30%
Second Mortgage12%
Home Equity Loan7.50%
Simple Mortgage62.30%
Debt Free17.90%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs23.4%