Santa Ynez, CA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 1,657 housing units in Santa Ynez. This represents a 5.9% growth from 1,564 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 1,391 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 266 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Santa Ynez is about 82.7%. Santa Ynez's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 3.1%. Average household size is 2.87 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Santa Ynez were built after 1974.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0.40%
One Bedroom8.40%
Two Bedrooms13.80%
Three Bedrooms54.80%
Four Bedrooms19%
Five Bedrooms or more3.60%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.9
Median year structure was built1974
Median Value of occupied units$421,100
Median Price asked for vacant units$275,000

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.69
Median year structure was built1970
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$1,375

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage11.40%
Home Equity Loan10.40%
Simple Mortgage55.70%
Debt Free22.50%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs22.3%