Fairfax, CA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 3,387 housing units in Fairfax. This represents a 5% growth from 3,225 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 3,387 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Fairfax is about 61.8%. Fairfax's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 3.3%. Average household size is 2.18 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Fairfax were built after 1956.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1.70%
One Bedroom15.60%
Two Bedrooms40.30%
Three Bedrooms32.20%
Four Bedrooms8.90%
Five Bedrooms or more1.30%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.22
Median year structure was built1954
Median Value of occupied units$418,300
Median Price asked for vacant units$450,000

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.1
Median year structure was built1960
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$796

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage14.70%
Home Equity Loan12.30%
Simple Mortgage56.20%
Debt Free16.80%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs25.6%