Gilroy, CA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 12,167 housing units in Gilroy. This represents a 24.6% growth from 9,767 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 11,992 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 175 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Gilroy is about 61.2%. Gilroy's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 2.2%. Average household size is 3.46 people.

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


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type5.60%
One Bedroom10.90%
Two Bedrooms22.50%
Three Bedrooms32.60%
Four Bedrooms24.10%
Five Bedrooms or more4.30%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size3.17
Median year structure was built1980
Median Value of occupied units$344,100
Median Price asked for vacant units$358,300

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size3.92
Median year structure was built1974
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$941

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.70%
Second Mortgage17.80%
Home Equity Loan9.50%
Simple Mortgage58.50%
Debt Free13.50%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs25.6%