Mendocino County First-Time Homebuyer Report for June

Mendocino County is a smaller-than-average county in California with a population of 87,841 residents. Also, it has a lower than average density with 25.1 people per square mile. The three cities with the largest populations are Ukiah, Fort Bragg, and Willits. Keep in mind, most people in Mendocino County own their homes, with a 51.1% ownership ratio. The top school in the county is Mendocino Sunrise High School.


If you'll be exploring the entertainment hotspots in Mendocino County, you'll find Coast Cinemas and Sea Glass Museum & Jewelry Gift Shop popular choices according to Foursquare. If you like to dine out, some popular restaurants are Goodlife Cafe & Bakery, Eggheads Restaurant, and Mendocino Cafe. Lastly, North Coast Brewing Co. Taproom & Grill is a well-known place to get a drink.

Price Range

Home values in Mendocino County are generally in line with others in the state with a median home value of $253,700 and an average list price of $540,744. 95466, 95456, and Mendocino have the least expensive homes in the county. The number of homes coming into the Mendocino County market fell to seven listings over the last 30 days, while sales remained right where they were as once again four homes were sold over the same period.

Typical Dwelling

The typical dwelling in Mendocino County is a three-bedroom detached home worth about $556,625. To purchase a similar home, a buyer with good credit and a $111,325 cash down payment could obtain a mortgage with a 3.95% interest rate and a $1,638 monthly payment. The property tax rate is $7.16 per $1,000 of taxable assessed value.

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Data reported through 6/15/2017


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