Tehachapi, CA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 2,927 housing units in Tehachapi. This represents a 20.5% growth from 2,430 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 2,834 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 93 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Tehachapi is about 55.4%. Tehachapi's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 13.3%. Average household size is 2.54 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Tehachapi were built after 1972.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type2.40%
One Bedroom13.40%
Two Bedrooms33.80%
Three Bedrooms46.20%
Four Bedrooms3.90%
Five Bedrooms or more0.30%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.66
Median year structure was built1971
Median Value of occupied units$90,000
Median Price asked for vacant units$48,400

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.4
Median year structure was built1972
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$468

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage8.10%
Home Equity Loan3.70%
Simple Mortgage56.30%
Debt Free31.80%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs19%