Grass Valley, CA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 5,298 housing units in Grass Valley. This represents a 20.8% growth from 4,385 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 5,289 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 9 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Grass Valley is about 43.2%. Grass Valley's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 4.3%. Average household size is 2.15 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Grass Valley were built after 1972.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type4.50%
One Bedroom20.80%
Two Bedrooms47.80%
Three Bedrooms21.40%
Four Bedrooms4.20%
Five Bedrooms or more1.40%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.18
Median year structure was built1973
Median Value of occupied units$151,300
Median Price asked for vacant units$92,000

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.13
Median year structure was built1972
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$570

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.50%
Second Mortgage8.10%
Home Equity Loan7.80%
Simple Mortgage45.60%
Debt Free38%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs22.5%