Porterville, CA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 12,731 housing units in Porterville. This represents a 26.4% growth from 10,073 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 12,694 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 37 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Porterville is about 56.2%. Porterville's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 6%. Average household size is 3.21 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Porterville were built after 1977.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type4.60%
One Bedroom17.10%
Two Bedrooms26.60%
Three Bedrooms42.10%
Four Bedrooms8.90%
Five Bedrooms or more0.90%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size3.19
Median year structure was built1980
Median Value of occupied units$93,500
Median Price asked for vacant units$91,500

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size3.23
Median year structure was built1974
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$445

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage11%
Home Equity Loan5.50%
Simple Mortgage62.40%
Debt Free21.10%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs21.9%