San Clemente real estate market overview
- Average Monthly Rent: $2,805
- Home Price/Value Percentage Change: 1.90%
- Median Home Value: $1,473,669
- Best Time To Sell a Home: April
- Affordability Index: Low
- Days To Sell a House: 78
- Job Market: Weak
- Public School Ranking: 40
Location and weather
San Clemente is a coastal city on the Pacific Ocean in Southern California. 62 miles southeast of Los Angeles and 59 miles northwest of San Diego, San Clemente is the quintessential California beach town. The San Clemente culture is one of surfing, beachgoing and skateboarding. It has a shopping outlet, many restaurants and bars throughout the beachside and city.
San Clemente summers are short, warm, arid, and clear, while the winters are long, cool, and partly cloudy. The summer temperatures are in the mid-70's, with lows in the mid-60's. The winter temperatures are in the mid-60's, with lows in the high 40's.
Population, job market and cost of living
The population of San Clemente in 2023 is 64,524, with an annual growth rate of 0.12%.
The job growth has decreased by -9.6% over the last year and in ten years, is predicted to have increased by 32.08%. The major industries are in professional, scientific and technical services, manufacturing, health care and social assistance. The largest employers are ICU Medical, Evolution Hospitality, DealerSocket (internet industry), Don Roberto Jewelers and Dual Diagnosis Treatment Center.
The cost of living is high, due to the San Clemente real estate market and availability of housing. With a culture of surfing, skating and boating, good job growth in diversified industries and mild climate, San Clemente will continue to attract young professionals and their families to live there.
San Clemente real estate market details
- Forster Ranch
- Avendale Village
- Covenant Hills Village
- Rancho San Clemente
There has been a 1.9% increase in median home value over the last year. As of 2023, the median home value is $1,473,669.
The best time to sell a home for the highest valued sale is during April. For the quickest sale, homeowners should sell in May.
The affordability index in San Clemente is 206. This number indicates low affordability in this city.
The top ranked public schools are San Clemente High School, Bernice Ayer Middle School and Clarence Lobo Elementary School. This information is based on data measuring academic performance and equity.