Richmond, CA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 36,151 housing units in Richmond. This represents a 4.7% growth from 34,532 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 35,845 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 306 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Richmond is about 53.4%. Richmond's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 4%. Average household size is 2.83 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Richmond were built after 1961.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type4.60%
One Bedroom19.10%
Two Bedrooms34.80%
Three Bedrooms31.30%
Four Bedrooms8.90%
Five Bedrooms or more1.10%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.84
Median year structure was built1957
Median Value of occupied units$171,900
Median Price asked for vacant units$157,300

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.81
Median year structure was built1965
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$755

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.40%
Second Mortgage10.10%
Home Equity Loan7.20%
Simple Mortgage58.10%
Debt Free24.20%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs22.5%