San Carlos, CA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 11,598 housing units in San Carlos. This represents a 2.3% growth from 11,338 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 11,598 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in San Carlos is about 73.1%. San Carlos's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 2.1%. Average household size is 2.42 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in San Carlos were built after 1957.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type2.30%
One Bedroom11.30%
Two Bedrooms27.90%
Three Bedrooms39%
Four Bedrooms15.60%
Five Bedrooms or more3.80%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.52
Median year structure was built1956
Median Value of occupied units$626,400
Median Price asked for vacant units$1,000,001

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.14
Median year structure was built1961
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$1,774

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.40%
Second Mortgage7.90%
Home Equity Loan14.60%
Simple Mortgage54.90%
Debt Free22.20%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs22.4%