Solvang, CA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 2,356 housing units in Solvang. This represents a 13.5% growth from 2,076 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 2,220 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 136 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Solvang is about 63.4%. Solvang's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 5.5%. Average household size is 2.36 people.

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


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type2.40%
One Bedroom16.80%
Two Bedrooms36.40%
Three Bedrooms32%
Four Bedrooms10.70%
Five Bedrooms or more1.80%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.17
Median year structure was built1979
Median Value of occupied units$372,800
Median Price asked for vacant units$412,500

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.69
Median year structure was built1974
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$1,125

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage6.50%
Home Equity Loan8.80%
Simple Mortgage52.80%
Debt Free31.80%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs25.2%