California, MD Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 3,771 housing units in California. This represents a 29.7% growth from 2,907 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 3,476 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 295 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in California is about 77%. California's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 8.5%. Average household size is 2.76 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in California were built after 1984.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1.90%
One Bedroom6.40%
Two Bedrooms15.80%
Three Bedrooms50.80%
Four Bedrooms21.10%
Five Bedrooms or more4.20%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.89
Median year structure was built1983
Median Value of occupied units$143,000
Median Price asked for vacant units$132,800

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.3
Median year structure was built1987
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$532

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.50%
Second Mortgage8.80%
Home Equity Loan8.50%
Simple Mortgage71.50%
Debt Free10.70%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs20.7%