Shafter, CA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 3,631 housing units in Shafter. This represents a 37.5% growth from 2,641 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 3,571 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 60 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Shafter is about 60.2%. Shafter's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 9.2%. Average household size is 3.68 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Shafter were built after 1969.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type5.90%
One Bedroom19.30%
Two Bedrooms28.40%
Three Bedrooms37.90%
Four Bedrooms8.10%
Five Bedrooms or more0.50%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size3.75
Median year structure was built1967
Median Value of occupied units$78,900
Median Price asked for vacant units$66,400

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size3.57
Median year structure was built1971
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$333

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage9.80%
Home Equity Loan7.20%
Simple Mortgage61.10%
Debt Free21.90%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs21.9%