Cities with the fastest-growing home prices in California

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September 12, 2022
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Cities with the fastest-growing home prices in California

Stacker compiled a list of cities with the fastest growing home prices in California using data from Zillow. Cities are ranked by the dollar change in Zillow Home Values Index for all homes from the twelve months ending July 2022. The charts in this story were created automatically using Matplotlib. Data was available for 983 cities and towns in California. Home values in the top city on the list grew by $1,108,304 over the last 12 months.

Metros with the most cities in the top 50
#1. San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward: 17
#2. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim: 11
#3. San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara: 6
#4. San Diego-Carlsbad: 5
#4. Santa Maria-Santa Barbara: 5
#6. Salinas: 3
#7. Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura: 1
#7. Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade: 1
#7. Santa Rosa: 1

Read on to see which cities made the list.

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#50. Belmont

- Typical home value: $2,495,982
- 1-year price change: +$339,850 (+15.8%)
- 5-year price change: +$819,064 (+48.8%)
- Metro area: San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward

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#49. Coto de Caza

- Typical home value: $1,737,244
- 1-year price change: +$345,674 (+24.8%)
- 5-year price change: +$639,474 (+58.3%)
- Metro area: Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim

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#48. San Clemente

- Typical home value: $1,643,690
- 1-year price change: +$345,789 (+26.6%)
- 5-year price change: +$665,660 (+68.1%)
- Metro area: Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim

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#47. Menlo Park

- Typical home value: $3,111,801
- 1-year price change: +$345,824 (+12.5%)
- 5-year price change: +$834,288 (+36.6%)
- Metro area: San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward

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#46. Los Gatos

- Typical home value: $2,804,972
- 1-year price change: +$348,467 (+14.2%)
- 5-year price change: +$915,546 (+48.5%)
- Metro area: San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara

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#45. Corte Madera

- Typical home value: $2,079,455
- 1-year price change: +$348,523 (+20.1%)
- 5-year price change: +$682,621 (+48.9%)
- Metro area: San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward

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#44. Larkspur

- Typical home value: $2,365,592
- 1-year price change: +$353,213 (+17.6%)
- 5-year price change: +$736,400 (+45.2%)
- Metro area: San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward

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#43. Cupertino

- Typical home value: $2,999,043
- 1-year price change: +$356,806 (+13.5%)
- 5-year price change: +$1,007,843 (+50.6%)
- Metro area: San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara

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#42. Encinitas

- Typical home value: $1,901,114
- 1-year price change: +$358,936 (+23.3%)
- 5-year price change: +$833,862 (+78.1%)
- Metro area: San Diego-Carlsbad

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#41. Bell Canyon

- Typical home value: $2,330,934
- 1-year price change: +$360,176 (+18.3%)
- 5-year price change: +$623,014 (+36.5%)
- Metro area: Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura

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#40. Villa Park

- Typical home value: $2,030,884
- 1-year price change: +$360,577 (+21.6%)
- 5-year price change: +$749,938 (+58.5%)
- Metro area: Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim

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#39. Rolling Hills

- Typical home value: $3,917,919
- 1-year price change: +$362,552 (+10.2%)
- 5-year price change: +$895,156 (+29.6%)
- Metro area: Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim

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#38. Mill Valley

- Typical home value: $2,253,560
- 1-year price change: +$366,029 (+19.4%)
- 5-year price change: +$743,125 (+49.2%)
- Metro area: San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward

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#37. Homewood

- Typical home value: $1,462,592
- 1-year price change: +$368,145 (+33.6%)
- 5-year price change: +$676,492 (+86.1%)
- Metro area: Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade

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#36. Big Sur

- Typical home value: $2,485,830
- 1-year price change: +$369,515 (+17.5%)
- 5-year price change: +$824,645 (+49.6%)
- Metro area: Salinas

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#35. Santa Barbara

- Typical home value: $1,824,110
- 1-year price change: +$373,569 (+25.8%)
- 5-year price change: +$742,524 (+68.7%)
- Metro area: Santa Maria-Santa Barbara

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#34. Palos Verdes Peninsula

- Typical home value: $2,433,991
- 1-year price change: +$373,878 (+18.1%)
- 5-year price change: +$873,415 (+56.0%)
- Metro area: Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim

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#33. Santa Ynez

- Typical home value: $1,777,149
- 1-year price change: +$377,616 (+27.0%)
- 5-year price change: +$751,379 (+73.3%)
- Metro area: Santa Maria-Santa Barbara

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#32. Los Olivos

- Typical home value: $1,692,822
- 1-year price change: +$379,374 (+28.9%)
- 5-year price change: +$774,736 (+84.4%)
- Metro area: Santa Maria-Santa Barbara

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#31. Danville

- Typical home value: $2,599,086
- 1-year price change: +$381,062 (+17.2%)
- 5-year price change: +$955,183 (+58.1%)
- Metro area: San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward

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#30. Palos Verdes Estates

- Typical home value: $2,844,054
- 1-year price change: +$383,679 (+15.6%)
- 5-year price change: +$773,542 (+37.4%)
- Metro area: Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim

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#29. Solana Beach

- Typical home value: $2,182,784
- 1-year price change: +$399,850 (+22.4%)
- 5-year price change: +$867,723 (+66.0%)
- Metro area: San Diego-Carlsbad

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#28. Highlands-Baywood Park

- Typical home value: $2,792,546
- 1-year price change: +$403,826 (+16.9%)
- 5-year price change: +$906,058 (+48.0%)
- Metro area: San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward

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#27. Los Altos Hills

- Typical home value: $5,427,516
- 1-year price change: +$408,308 (+8.1%)
- 5-year price change: +$1,306,319 (+31.7%)
- Metro area: San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara

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#26. Los Altos

- Typical home value: $4,244,095
- 1-year price change: +$411,906 (+10.7%)
- 5-year price change: +$1,285,795 (+43.5%)
- Metro area: San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara

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#25. Coronado

- Typical home value: $2,698,844
- 1-year price change: +$413,560 (+18.1%)
- 5-year price change: +$1,099,639 (+68.8%)
- Metro area: San Diego-Carlsbad

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#24. Nicasio

- Typical home value: $2,298,559
- 1-year price change: +$417,486 (+22.2%)
- 5-year price change: +$836,373 (+57.2%)
- Metro area: San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward

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#23. Monte Sereno

- Typical home value: $4,123,994
- 1-year price change: +$419,586 (+11.3%)
- 5-year price change: +$1,023,342 (+33.0%)
- Metro area: San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara

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#22. Malibu

- Typical home value: $4,131,317
- 1-year price change: +$455,226 (+12.4%)
- 5-year price change: +$813,406 (+24.5%)
- Metro area: Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim

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#21. Saratoga

- Typical home value: $3,878,435
- 1-year price change: +$455,900 (+13.3%)
- 5-year price change: +$1,289,709 (+49.8%)
- Metro area: San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara

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#20. Tiburon

- Typical home value: $3,380,257
- 1-year price change: +$467,295 (+16.0%)
- 5-year price change: +$911,566 (+36.9%)
- Metro area: San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward

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#19. Hidden Hills

- Typical home value: $4,489,686
- 1-year price change: +$470,084 (+11.7%)
- 5-year price change: +$1,153,636 (+34.6%)
- Metro area: Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim

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#18. Kentfield

- Typical home value: $3,047,370
- 1-year price change: +$471,587 (+18.3%)
- 5-year price change: +$773,688 (+34.0%)
- Metro area: San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward

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#17. The Sea Ranch

- Typical home value: $1,781,643
- 1-year price change: +$482,933 (+37.2%)
- 5-year price change: +$858,929 (+93.1%)
- Metro area: Santa Rosa

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#16. Portola Valley

- Typical home value: $4,402,175
- 1-year price change: +$501,182 (+12.8%)
- 5-year price change: +$1,082,592 (+32.6%)
- Metro area: San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward

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#15. Woodside

- Typical home value: $4,856,510
- 1-year price change: +$515,871 (+11.9%)
- 5-year price change: +$1,447,218 (+42.4%)
- Metro area: San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward

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#14. Laguna Beach

- Typical home value: $3,254,664
- 1-year price change: +$542,807 (+20.0%)
- 5-year price change: +$1,032,140 (+46.4%)
- Metro area: Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim

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#13. Carmel-by-the-Sea

- Typical home value: $2,692,137
- 1-year price change: +$566,599 (+26.7%)
- 5-year price change: +$1,128,670 (+72.2%)
- Metro area: Salinas

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#12. Hillsborough

- Typical home value: $5,649,857
- 1-year price change: +$573,469 (+11.3%)
- 5-year price change: +$1,493,494 (+35.9%)
- Metro area: San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward

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#11. Newport Beach

- Typical home value: $3,346,935
- 1-year price change: +$587,869 (+21.3%)
- 5-year price change: +$1,095,590 (+48.7%)
- Metro area: Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim

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#10. Del Monte Forest

- Typical home value: $3,303,482
- 1-year price change: +$609,032 (+22.6%)
- 5-year price change: +$1,172,533 (+55.0%)
- Metro area: Salinas

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#9. Del Mar

- Typical home value: $3,707,148
- 1-year price change: +$664,667 (+21.8%)
- 5-year price change: +$1,409,086 (+61.3%)
- Metro area: San Diego-Carlsbad

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#8. Rancho Santa Fe

- Typical home value: $3,835,548
- 1-year price change: +$693,569 (+22.1%)
- 5-year price change: +$1,369,178 (+55.5%)
- Metro area: San Diego-Carlsbad

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#7. Belvedere

- Typical home value: $5,100,531
- 1-year price change: +$707,453 (+16.1%)
- 5-year price change: +$1,255,559 (+32.7%)
- Metro area: San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward

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#6. Newport Coast

- Typical home value: $4,165,504
- 1-year price change: +$730,382 (+21.3%)
- 5-year price change: +$1,306,947 (+45.7%)
- Metro area: Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim

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#5. Atherton

- Typical home value: $7,973,442
- 1-year price change: +$752,009 (+10.4%)
- 5-year price change: +$1,930,196 (+31.9%)
- Metro area: San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward

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#4. Summerland

- Typical home value: $3,181,086
- 1-year price change: +$757,416 (+31.3%)
- 5-year price change: +$1,296,795 (+68.8%)
- Metro area: Santa Maria-Santa Barbara

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#3. Stinson Beach

- Typical home value: $4,973,306
- 1-year price change: +$851,194 (+20.6%)
- 5-year price change: +$1,923,120 (+63.0%)
- Metro area: San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward

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#2. Ross

- Typical home value: $4,617,177
- 1-year price change: +$878,342 (+23.5%)
- 5-year price change: +$1,449,129 (+45.7%)
- Metro area: San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward

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#1. Montecito

- Typical home value: $5,217,046
- 1-year price change: +$1,108,304 (+27.0%)
- 5-year price change: +$1,916,904 (+58.1%)
- Metro area: Santa Maria-Santa Barbara

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