Mission Viejo, CA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 32,896 housing units in Mission Viejo. This represents a 24.6% growth from 26,393 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 32,896 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Mission Viejo is about 81.5%. Mission Viejo's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 1.7%. Average household size is 2.84 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Mission Viejo were built after 1979.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1.80%
One Bedroom7.90%
Two Bedrooms21.40%
Three Bedrooms33.50%
Four Bedrooms28.60%
Five Bedrooms or more6.80%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.9
Median year structure was built1979
Median Value of occupied units$293,300
Median Price asked for vacant units$358,700

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.57
Median year structure was built1981
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$1,019

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.30%
Second Mortgage13.10%
Home Equity Loan9.60%
Simple Mortgage62.80%
Debt Free14.20%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs22.6%