Modesto, CA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 67,278 housing units in Modesto. This represents a 10.5% growth from 60,878 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 67,265 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 13 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Modesto is about 58.9%. Modesto's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 3.2%. Average household size is 2.86 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Modesto were built after 1975.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type3.80%
One Bedroom13.40%
Two Bedrooms26.60%
Three Bedrooms43.40%
Four Bedrooms11.70%
Five Bedrooms or more1.10%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.89
Median year structure was built1976
Median Value of occupied units$126,000
Median Price asked for vacant units$121,400

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.82
Median year structure was built1975
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$567

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.30%
Second Mortgage13.70%
Home Equity Loan6.20%
Simple Mortgage59.70%
Debt Free20.10%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs21.6%