Oceanside, CA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 59,498 housing units in Oceanside. This represents a 16.4% growth from 51,109 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 59,249 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 249 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Oceanside is about 62.1%. Oceanside's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 5.2%. Average household size is 2.83 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Oceanside were built after 1980.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type3.90%
One Bedroom15.70%
Two Bedrooms35.10%
Three Bedrooms26.20%
Four Bedrooms16.80%
Five Bedrooms or more2.30%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.85
Median year structure was built1982
Median Value of occupied units$195,800
Median Price asked for vacant units$201,200

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.79
Median year structure was built1977
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$849

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.40%
Second Mortgage12.10%
Home Equity Loan7.10%
Simple Mortgage59%
Debt Free21.30%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs23.3%