Vallejo, CA Real Estate

Vallejo (pronounced /v?'le?o?/ or /v?'le?ho?/ in English; [ba'?exo] in the original Spanish) is the largest city in Solano County, California, United States. Vallejo has the largest population in Solano County, with approximately 118,000 residents. It is located in the San Francisco Bay Area on the northeastern shore of San Pablo Bay. Vallejo is named for General Mariano Guadalupe Vallejo.

Located in the southern-most part of the county, Vallejo enjoys a waterfront atmosphere that includes Mare Island Strait, Carquinez Strait and San Pablo Bay. Vallejo is a friendly, active waterfront community that attracts innovative and hardworking people. A strong economy and affordable housing has meant new prosperity for Vallejo, as new businesses and new residents come to the city. Some are attracted by the beautifully restored Victorian homes and business fronts; others by the newer homes in the Northgate and Hiddenbrooke developments.

Vallejo is home to the Six Flags Discovery Kingdom theme park (formerly Marine World and Marine World Africa USA) ; the now-defunct Mare Island Naval Shipyard; the regional office for Region 5 of the United States Forest Service; the California Maritime Academy (part of the California State University system); the Vallejo Center campus of Solano Community College; and Touro University, an osteopathic medical college. Ferry service runs from a terminal on Mare Island Strait to San Francisco, through Vallejo Transit's BayLink division. Vallejo is well known among hip-hop fans as the home to many rappers, including E-40, Gee Soul, Celly Cel, Mac Mall, Mac Dre, and Young Lay.

Vallejo has twice served as the capital of the State of California: once in 1852 and again in 1853, both periods being quite brief. Some of the first Europeans drawn to the Vallejo area were attracted by the sulfur springs; in the year 1902 the area was named Blue Rock Springs. In 2008, Vallejo became the largest California city ever to file for bankruptcy.

The city's ferry terminal and ferry service have served as a model for the rest of the Bay Area, helping make Vallejo a transportation and commuter hub for the North Bay. Vallejo is also the well-known landmark for Six Flags Marine World. It is also the site of the Blue and Gold Fleet, the ferry commuter system serving several points in the San Francisco Bay Area on a daily basis.

The city recently earned Main Street designation, and as a result its downtown area will receive a host of benefits ranging from on-site training in effective commercial district revitalization, technical assistance, consulting services, networking activities, and site assessments from California Main Street. These benefits will help with the city's revitalization efforts.

Waterfront and Mare Island redevelopment have become a community effort, with input from residents helping shape the future of what could become the most important economic generator for the city.

Most Recent Homes for Sale in Vallejo, CA

508 Alabama St
$525,000 
508 Alabama St
Vallejo, CA

10 Beds, 3F/1H Baths
5409 sq. ft.
Listed 1/30/2015
Courtesy of Diana Lang, Berkshire Hathaway HomeService
100 Countryview Ct
$465,000 
100 Countryview Ct
Vallejo, CA

5 Beds, 3F/0H Baths
2362 sq. ft.
Listed 1/30/2015
Courtesy of Arvinder Sunak, Eagle Vines Realty
1805 Magazine St
$450,000 
1805 Magazine St
Vallejo, CA

3000 sq. ft.
Listed 9/4/2014
Courtesy of Rusty Simmons, Coldwell Banker Kappel Gateway
1339 Granada St
$419,000 
1339 Granada St
Vallejo, CA

4 Beds, 3F/0H Baths
1931 sq. ft.
Listed 1/30/2015
Courtesy of Emily Frank, Vista Realty
198 Sand Dollar Dr
$385,000 
198 Sand Dollar Dr
Vallejo, CA

3 Beds, 2F/0H Baths
1514 sq. ft.
Listed 1/28/2015
Courtesy of Jeans Marlein, Berkshire Hathaway
$370,000 
ADDRESS UNAVAILABLE
Vallejo, CA

3 Beds, 2F/0H Baths
1488 sq. ft.
Listed 1/28/2015
Courtesy of Arlene Gloria, PCH Realty
121 Granville Ave
$310,000 
121 Granville Ave
Vallejo, CA

3 Beds, 1F/0H Bath
1273 sq. ft.
Listed 1/30/2015
Courtesy of Verna E Mustico, Mustico Realty
2114 Teakwood St
$259,000 
2114 Teakwood St
Vallejo, CA

3 Beds, 2F/0H Baths
1215 sq. ft.
Listed 1/31/2015
Courtesy of Melanie J Hallam, RE/MAX Gold Elite
2504 Alameda St
$239,000 
2504 Alameda St
Vallejo, CA

2 Beds, 1F/0H Bath
901 sq. ft.
Listed 1/26/2015
Courtesy of Emmy Greene, Coldwell Banker Kappel Gateway
$230,000 
ADDRESS UNAVAILABLE
Vallejo, CA

3 Beds, 2F/0H Baths
1170 sq. ft.
Listed 8/20/2014
Courtesy of Carla Shaheed, Coldwell Banker Kappel Gateway
502 Greenwood St
$219,900 
502 Greenwood St
Vallejo, CA

3 Beds, 1F/0H Bath
1014 sq. ft.
Listed 1/31/2015
Courtesy of Candice Camden, Stephen R Camden-Broker
0 illinois St
$199,000 
0 illinois St
Vallejo, CA

Listed 1/26/2015
Courtesy of Scott Loney, Coldwell Banker Kappel Gateway
434 Mississippi St
$189,000 
434 Mississippi St
Vallejo, CA

2 Beds, 2F/0H Baths
810 sq. ft.
Listed 1/30/2015
Courtesy of Verna E Mustico, Mustico Realty
$185,000 
ADDRESS UNAVAILABLE
Vallejo, CA

2 Beds, 1F/0H Bath
855 sq. ft.
Listed 11/19/2014
Courtesy of Carla Shaheed, Coldwell Banker Kappel Gateway
507 Annette Ave
$169,950 
507 Annette Ave
Vallejo, CA

2 Beds, 1F/0H Bath
930 sq. ft.
Listed 1/29/2015
Courtesy of Rose Marie Rice-Deadrich, Coldwell Banker Kappel Gateway
869 Oakwood Ave
$115,000 
869 Oakwood Ave
Vallejo, CA

3 Beds, 1F/0H Bath
1020 sq. ft.
Listed 1/30/2015
Courtesy of Kathy York, Kathy York Realty
820 Sacramento Ter
$103,700 
820 Sacramento Ter
Vallejo, CA

2 Beds, 1F/0H Bath
1120 sq. ft.
Listed 1/29/2015
Courtesy of Brian D McPherson, Tipp Realty at Glen Cove
27 Werden St
$85,000  (Contingent)
27 Werden St
Vallejo, CA

3 Beds, 1F/0H Bath
988 sq. ft.
Listed 4/10/2014
Courtesy of Emmy Greene, Coldwell Banker Kappel Gateway
472 Corcoran Ave Unit 2
$64,900 
472 Corcoran Ave Unit 2
Vallejo, CA

2 Beds, 1F/1H Bath
880 sq. ft.
Listed 1/30/2015
Courtesy of Doug Sprague, Coldwell Banker-Benicia
$25,000 
ADDRESS UNAVAILABLE
Vallejo, CA

2 Beds, 1F/0H Bath
800 sq. ft.
Listed 5/10/2014
Courtesy of Emmy Greene, Coldwell Banker Kappel Gateway

Vallejo, CA Home Sales Price Trends

Period Total Sold Average Price Median Price
OCT-DEC 2014 353 $305,245 $300,858

Vallejo, CA School Districts

District Grades Zip Code Rating
DIOCESE OF SACRAMENTO K-12 95818 No Rating
VALLEJO CITY UNIFIED K-12 94590 4

Vallejo, CA School Rankings (FAQ)

GreatSchools Performance Ratings provide an overview of a school's test performance. Based on a scale of 1-10.

VALLEJO 3 out of 10
CALIFORNIA 5 out of 10

Vallejo, CA School Parent Ratings (FAQ)

GreatSchools Review Ratings are the overall ratings that are provided by either a Parent/Guardian, Teacher, Staff, Administrator, Student or Former Student. Based on a scale of 1-5.

VALLEJO
CALIFORNIA
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Vallejo, CA Population

Population, household and median age statistics are based primarily on the 2010 US Census data projected forward to the present day.

Population: 116,995
Households: 41,536
Median Age: 37

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