Salinas Real Estate Market Overview

Could Salinas, CA be your next home? Kick-start your search with Trulia’s real estate guide and home search. With interactive maps and charts, Trulia provides a comprehensive overview of market trends, schools, demographics, and lifestyle data to help you learn all about Salinas. Not sure which neighborhood is for you? Check out our Nearby Places section below to explore popular cities near Salinas such as Prunedal...e and Monterey. When you’re ready, Trulia has 170 resale and new homes in Salinas lined up for you, including open houses, and homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. View more

$458,250

Median Sales Price

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$301

Price Per Sqft

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$2,400

Median Rent Per Month

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Housing Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. Trends in Salinas show a 7% year-over-year rise in median sales price and a 0% rise in median rent per month.

Median Sales Price
The median sales price for homes in Salinas for May 24 to Aug 23 was $458,250 based on 218 home sales.
Price Per Square Ft.
Average price per square foot for Salinas was $301, an increase of 10% compared to the same period last year.
Median Rent Per Month
The median rent per month for apartments in Salinas for Jul 24 to Aug 24 was $2,400.

Crime

Most frequent crimes in the past year

Knowing more about crime activity in and around Salinas can help keep you aware of crime in the area. Crime activity is most helpful when comparing two locations to understand the relative safety of each location.

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40

Counts of Arrest

32

Counts of Theft

25

Counts of Assault


Best Schools in Salinas

There are 55 schools in Salinas.

Elementary Schools
8

Spreckels Elementary School

Public, K-5

5

Mission Park Elementary School

Public, K-6

5

New Republic Elementary School

Public, K-5

Middle Schools
8

Buena Vista Middle School

Public, 6-8

5

Washington Middle School

Public, 7-8

3

Harden Middle School

Public, 7-8

High Schools
6

Salinas High School

Public, 9-12

6

Everett Alvarez High School

Public, 9-12

6

Millennium Charter High

Charter, 9-12


Demographics

Get to know your neighbors in Salinas by reviewing our census driven map. Get insights into median age, how many people are married, and percentage of people with a college degree.

Single residents
20%
Single residents
Home owners
51%
Home owners
Median age
30
Median age
Household income
$57,645
Median household income
College educated
20%
College educated

Commute

Most people in Salinas commute by car. Learn how neighbors in this area get to work so you can consider how you might commute if you lived here, too.

Commute Type
94% commute by car
0% commute by bike
4% commute by public transportation
0% commute by foot

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