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Austin, TX vs San Diego, CA

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- The median age of a home in Austin is 41.9% younger than the median age of a home in San Diego.

 Austin, TXSan Diego, CAUnited States
 Median Home Age314442
 Median Home Cost$577,400$833,500$338,100
 Home Appr. Last 12 months17.0%18.2%16.6%
 Home Appr. Last 5 yrs.85.7%57.2%57.0%
 Home Appr. Last 10 yrs.193.9%132.2%101.1%
 Property Tax Rate$17.4$7.2$11.0
 Homes Owned41.7%44.5%57.4%
 Housing Vacant6.7%6.7%11.2%
 Homes Rented51.6%48.8%31.4%
 Avg Rent For Home Or Apartment
 Austin, TXSan Diego, CAUnited States
 Average Rent$2,180$3,610$1,840
 Studio Apartment$1,330$1,910$1,080
 1 Bedroom Home or Apartment$1,470$2,100$1,180
 2 Bedroom Home or Apartment$1,720$2,680$1,430
 3 Bedroom Home or Apartment$2,210$3,660$1,860
 4 Bedroom Home or Apartment$2,560$4,450$2,160
 Vacant Housing
 Austin, TXSan Diego, CAUnited States
 Vacant For Rent2.7%2.1%1.9%
 Vacant Rented0.7%0.5%0.4%
 Vacant For Sale0.4%0.4%0.7%
 Vacant Sold0.2%0.3%0.4%
 Vacant Vacation1.1%1.7%3.6%
 Vacant Other1.6%1.6%4.1%
 Owner-Occupied Housing Value
 Austin, TXSan Diego, CAUnited States
 Less Than $20,0001.2%0.9%2.6%
 $20,000 to $39,9990.8%0.4%2.4%
 $40,000 to $59,9990.5%0.5%2.8%
 $60,000 to $79,9990.6%0.3%3.9%
 $80,000 to $99,9990.5%0.4%4.5%
 $100,000 to $149,9992.6%0.7%11.3%
 $150,000 to $199,9995.8%0.7%13.0%
 $200,000 to $299,99920.6%3.1%20.1%
 $300,000 to $399,99921.5%8.1%13.6%
 $400,000 to $499,99915.3%13.7%8.3%
 $500,000 to $749,99918.2%32.3%9.7%
 $750,000 to $999,9996.5%19.1%3.9%
 $1,000,000 to $1,499,9993.7%11.2%2.2%
 $1,500,000 to $1,999,9991.1%4.3%0.8%
 $2,000,000 and over1.2%4.3%1.1%
 Housing Units By Year Built
 Austin, TXSan Diego, CAUnited States
 2015 and Newer0.2%0.2%0.2%
 2010 to 201417.1%10.2%13.6%
 2000 to 200917.1%10.2%13.6%
 1990 to 199914.7%11.0%13.6%
 1980 to 198918.6%17.5%13.2%
 1970 to 197915.0%20.7%14.8%
 1960 to 196914.7%11.0%13.6%
 1950 to 19594.5%11.5%10.0%
 1940 to 19492.1%4.1%4.7%
 1939 or Earlier2.6%6.7%12.2%

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Reviews for Austin    447 Reviews
Hot take: Austin is a top tier city - 8/28/2023
The city continues to grow quickly, which a lot of people don't like. I get it, you fall in love with a city, and it's growing so fast that you don't recognize the same... Read More

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Don't believe the hype - 3/11/2022
I lived there for 22 years and left a year and a half ago. The people that live there have ruined it. Austin is no longer weird AT ALL. The weirdness has been... Read More

Austin is still a good place to live - 12/12/2021
I've lived in Austin over 20 years, and yes it has changed drastically, as all fast growing cities do. But I think it is unfair to compare Austin against it's past self... Read More

Reviews for San Diego    318 Reviews
America's finest city? If not, pretty darn close. - 7/10/2022
The only real knock again San Diego is the cost of living, but it is paradise compared to most cities of similar size. Those who complain about the traffic here or say... Read More

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Beautiful Place, Too Crowded and Expensive. - 7/1/2022
I have lived in San Diego since 1968 and I am now almost 62 years old. I love San Diego, I really do. But it has become so crowded and so expensive over the years. It... Read More

Good but unlivable - 12/27/2021
Visited San Diego a few times and loved everything about it. Everything I hate about LA is absent in San Diego. The traffic, the 60k homeless population, the... Read More

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