Fortuna, CA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 4,417 housing units in Fortuna. This represents a 19% growth from 3,711 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 4,346 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 71 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Fortuna is about 62.2%. Fortuna's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 5.1%. Average household size is 2.42 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Fortuna were built after 1968.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1.50%
One Bedroom11.40%
Two Bedrooms35.90%
Three Bedrooms40.50%
Four Bedrooms9.90%
Five Bedrooms or more0.80%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.51
Median year structure was built1968
Median Value of occupied units$130,700
Median Price asked for vacant units$116,100

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.26
Median year structure was built1968
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$474

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.40%
Second Mortgage9.50%
Home Equity Loan9.10%
Simple Mortgage43.20%
Debt Free37.80%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs17.9%