Occidental, CA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 625 housing units in Occidental. This represents a 4.9% decline from 657 in 1990.

Of those housing units, none were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 625 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Occidental is about 72.1%. Occidental's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 15.7%. Average household size is 2.79 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Occidental were built after 1951.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type4.50%
One Bedroom18.20%
Two Bedrooms43.20%
Three Bedrooms18.60%
Four Bedrooms12.80%
Five Bedrooms or more2.70%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.94
Median year structure was built1954
Median Value of occupied units$335,400
Median Price asked for vacant units$155,000

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.38
Median year structure was built1945
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$775

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage9.10%
Home Equity Loan5.10%
Simple Mortgage58.90%
Debt Free26.90%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs23.8%