Hercules, CA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 6,502 housing units in Hercules. This represents a 15% growth from 5,652 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 6,502 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Hercules is about 84.2%. Hercules's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 1.9%. Average household size is 3.02 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Hercules were built after 1985.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type2.30%
One Bedroom6.70%
Two Bedrooms25.10%
Three Bedrooms31.90%
Four Bedrooms28.60%
Five Bedrooms or more5.50%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size3.05
Median year structure was built1985
Median Value of occupied units$241,500
Median Price asked for vacant units$159,400

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.83
Median year structure was built1985
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$1,525

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.70%
Second Mortgage11.70%
Home Equity Loan14.70%
Simple Mortgage66%
Debt Free6.90%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs25.1%