Ferndale, CA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 664 housing units in Ferndale. This represents a 11.6% growth from 595 in 1990.

Of those housing units, none were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 664 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Ferndale is about 64.8%. Ferndale's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 6.8%. Average household size is 2.3 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Ferndale were built after 1944.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type2.10%
One Bedroom10.40%
Two Bedrooms31.90%
Three Bedrooms37.20%
Four Bedrooms14.60%
Five Bedrooms or more3.80%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.33
Median year structure was built1939
Median Value of occupied units$162,100
Median Price asked for vacant units$162,500

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.22
Median year structure was built1954
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$675

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan1.10%
Second Mortgage11.10%
Home Equity Loan6.30%
Simple Mortgage37.50%
Debt Free44%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs17.3%