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California Is Well Represented On The Most Expensive Zip Codes of 2017

The luxurious state of California is home to some of the most expensive zip codes in the country. It looks like Beverly Hills, Bel Air, and Malibu aren’t the only California cities that have staggeringly beautiful, luxurious homes. In fact, more than one-third of the 15 most expensive zip codes are located in the Bay Area of California, also known as the San Francisco Bay Area. With beautiful views of the Pacific Ocean and the Golden Gate Bridge, expansive beaches, vineyards, gourmet food, and fantastic boutiques, it’s no wonder this area is highly coveted and widely renowned. With more and more opulent homes on the market, California’s list of most expensive zip codes continues to grow at a rapid pace. California is well-represented as the state with some of the most expensive, and desirable zip codes in the country.

High Median Home Prices Across The State

Although median home prices of California are on the rise, it hasn’t stopped it from being one of the most popular states to live in. At the end of 2017, the median home prices of the luxurious area of LA peaked at $577,690 which averaged a 10.6% increase from the previous year. However, even with these prices, California’s housing market maintained a fantastic performance throughout 2017.

After having a having a splendid year in the real estate market, two other California neighborhoods were added onto elite list of most expensive zip codes. The 94301 area of Palo Alto and 94957 of Ross are currently standing tall on the list of most expensive zip codes. With that being said, California accounts for 8 out of America’s 15 priciest zip codes for the year of 2017–according to Forbes! The top 15 list is as follows:

  1. Atherton, California 94027
    • Median Price: $9,686,154
  2. Manalapan, Florida 33462
    • Median Price: $8,368,431
  3. Los Altos Hills, California 94022
    • Median Price: $7,755,000
  4. Palo Alto, California 94301
    • Median Price: $7,016,631
  5. Ross, California 94957
    • Median Price: $6,939,423
  6. Sagaponack, New York 11962
    • Median Price: $6,852,692
  7. Woody Creek, Colorado 81656
    • Median Price: $6,651,269
  8. Beverly Hills, California 90210
    • Median Price: $6,442,914
  9. New York, New York 10065
    • Median Price: $6,415,146
  10. New York, New York, 10013
    • Median Price: $6,289,099
  11. Hillsboro, CA 94010
    • Median Price: $5,903,192
  12. Aspen, CO 81611
    • Median Price: $5,849,184
  13. Hidden Hills, CA 91302
    • Media Price: $5,760,923
  14. New York, NY 10012
    • Median Price: $5,334,290
  15. Woodside, CA 94062
    • Median Price: $5,255,384

As you can see, California dominates more than half of the list while New York serves as a perfect contender. Although we have provided you with 15 of the priciest zip codes, this list is actually based off of 110! In total, the magnificent state of California claims 77 spots out of 110. Of the 77 spots, the city of San Francisco features 9 zip codes—more than any other city on the list—and has a total median sale price of $1.9 million. The remaining areas of California that are featured on this list include LA County with 18 zip codes; Santa Clara County with 15 zip codes; San Mateo County with 10 zip codes; Orange County with 4; see the full version of the list here.