Real Estate Market Update for Martinez, CA
Welcome to August's Market Update. Let’s take a look at residential real-estate activity in your area during the month of August. The number of active listings was up 1% from one year earlier, and down 3% from the previous month. Even so, buyers still enjoyed a greater selection of homes today than they did one year ago. As you can see, the median listing price for the month was 550-thousand dollars. Compared to last year, the average number of days units spent on the market before being sold was up 4%. This higher number of days may signal a slowdown in the local inventory-turnover rate. The median sale price was just under 560-thousand dollars. The number of units sold decreased 29% year-over-year, and decreased 34% month-over-month. Fewer sales could indicate an opportunity for buyers to negotiate better terms. Thanks for watching. We hope you use this information to make smart, informed decisions in your upcoming real-estate transactions. Feel free to contact us for more information or further assistance.
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Map Information for Martinez, CA
Area Information for Martinez, CA
  • Population: 36,882
  • Median Age: 41.48 yr
  • Median Commute Time: 21.99 mins
  • Educational Climate*: 4
  • Sales Tax: 8.5%
  • Population Density: 3,040/sq mi
  • Population Change Since 2000: 3.11%
  • Closest Airport: Metropolitan Oakland International
  • Closest College: John F Kennedy University
  • Closest Jr. College: Diablo Valley College
  • Median Household Income: $75,732
  • Annual Residential Turnover: 16.78%
  • Median Years in Residence: 4.14 yr
  • Median Home Sales Price: $294,000
  • Closest Major Sports Team: A's
  • Change Avg. Household Income Since 2000: 19%
* Scale from 1-5  ** Index where 100 is the national average
Demographic Data for Martinez, CA
Median Age: 41.48 Married: 36% Number of Households: 14,597 Households with Children: 4,262
    • Occupancy Types
      • 3599 Vacant
      • 8822 Owned
      • 12512 Rented
    • Transportation to Work
      • 43% Drive
      • 47% Public Transportation
      • 8% Walk / Bike / Other
      • 8% Work at Home
    National Index Comparisons:
    (100 National Average)
      • Population By Sex(%)
        • 50% Male
        • 50% Female
      • White/Blue Collar Jobs
        • 50% White Collar
        • 50% Blue Collar
      School Data for Martinez, CA

      School Name Distance Type Grades GreatSchools Rating Parent Rating
      John Swett Elementary School 2.2 mi Public K-5 4-5 4
      Alhambra Senior High School 2.4 mi Public 9-12 4-5 3
      Martinez Adult High School 2.4 mi Public UNGRADE-UNGRADE 0 0
      Vicente Martinez High School 2.4 mi Public 9-12 0 4
      Briones (alternative) School 2.4 mi Public K-12 0 5
      John Muir Elementary School 2.9 mi Public K-5 3-5 4
      St. Catherine Of Siena School 3.0 mi Catholic PRESCHOOL-8 0 4
      Martinez Junior High School 3.1 mi Public 6-8 4 4
      Martinez Early Intervention Preschool Program (mei 3.1 mi Public K-K 0 0
      Morello Park Elementary School 3.9 mi Public K-5 4-5 5
      Bayside Montessori Children's Center 4.0 mi Private PRESCHOOL-K 0 0
      Childtime 4.1 mi Private PRESCHOOL-K 0 0
      Hidden Valley Elementary School 4.2 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 3-5 4
      Golden Gate Community School 4.3 mi Public 6-12 0 5
      Mount Mckinley School 4.3 mi Public 7-12 0 0
      Las Juntas Elementary School 4.4 mi Public K-5 2-5 4
      Jesus Our Restorer Christian School 5.2 mi Private 3-10 0 0
      Proximity to listed schools and their school district(s) does not guarantee enrollment eligibility. Please contact a local real estate professional or the local school district(s) for the most current information relating to schools in the area. Sources: and Onboard Informatics © 2015
      Local Weather for Martinez, CA
        Community information and market data Powered by Onboard Informatics. Copyright ©2015 Onboard Informatics. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed. * Based on a 30-year fixed rate of 4.75% with 20% down. The estimated payment is offered for convenience and is not an offer of credit. Due to market fluctuations, interest rates are subject to change at any time and without notice. Interest rates are also subject to credit and property approval based on secondary market guidelines. The rates shown are based on average rates for our best qualified customers. Your individual rate may vary. Rates may differ for FHA, VA or jumbo loans.