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

$460,000 Price reduced from $475,000 (-$15,000)
ADDRESS UNAVAILABLE
Vallejo, CA

4 Beds, 3F/0H Baths
1998 sq. ft.
Listed 8/14/2014
Courtesy of Carla Shaheed, Coldwell Banker Kappel Gateway
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
135 Lexington Dr
$450,000 
135 Lexington Dr
Vallejo, CA

4 Beds, 3F/0H Baths
2192 sq. ft.
Listed 10/20/2014
Courtesy of Ronald N Lee, RE/MAX Gold
624 La Cadena St
$449,999 Price reduced from $459,000 (-$9,001)
624 La Cadena St
Vallejo, CA

5 Beds, 2F/1H Baths
2666 sq. ft.
Listed 5/30/2014
Courtesy of Lisa Imhoff, Coldwell Banker Kappel Gateway
151 Kathy Ellen Ct
$420,000 
151 Kathy Ellen Ct
Vallejo, CA

5 Beds, 3F/0H Baths
2976 sq. ft.
Listed 2/21/2014
Courtesy of Deborah McLaughlin, Coldwell Banker Kappel Gateway
11 Ashton Ct
$420,000 
11 Ashton Ct
Vallejo, CA

3 Beds, 2F/0H Baths
1796 sq. ft.
Listed 10/20/2014
Courtesy of Cecelia Basich, RE/MAX Gold of Fairfield
193 Windsurfer Ct
$415,000 
193 Windsurfer Ct
Vallejo, CA

3 Beds, 3F/0H Baths
2529 sq. ft.
Listed 10/19/2014
Courtesy of Tyler Potter, Coldwell Banker-Benicia
$320,000 
ADDRESS UNAVAILABLE
Vallejo, CA

4 Beds, 3F/0H Baths
1882 sq. ft.
Listed 10/21/2014
Courtesy of Sandra L Mustico, Mustico Realty
849 Benicia Rd
$269,000 
849 Benicia Rd
Vallejo, CA

1576 sq. ft.
Listed 10/18/2014
Courtesy of Betty A Low, Prudential California-Benicia
203 Las Palmas Ave
$265,000 
203 Las Palmas Ave
Vallejo, CA

3 Beds, 2F/0H Baths
1380 sq. ft.
Listed 10/19/2014
Courtesy of Peppino Messina, Messina Realty Inc
301 Carter St
$260,000 
301 Carter St
Vallejo, CA

2 Beds, 1F/0H Bath
1233 sq. ft.
Listed 10/21/2014
Courtesy of Diana K Haney, Cirimele & Associates, Inc
1310 Alabama St
$258,000 Price reduced from $265,000 (-$7,000)
1310 Alabama St
Vallejo, CA

2 Beds, 1F/0H Bath
1003 sq. ft.
Listed 9/2/2014
Courtesy of Lisa Imhoff, 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
$215,000 
ADDRESS UNAVAILABLE
Vallejo, CA

2 Beds, 1F/0H Bath
893 sq. ft.
Listed 10/20/2014
Courtesy of Matthew R Martinez, RE/MAX Full Spectrum
2767 Webb St
$207,900  (Contingent)
2767 Webb St
Vallejo, CA

3 Beds, 2F/0H Baths
1092 sq. ft.
Listed 9/23/2014
Courtesy of Robert L Dorsett, Coldwell Banker Kappel Gateway
433 Buckskin Pl
$188,000 
433 Buckskin Pl
Vallejo, CA

2 Beds, 2F/0H Baths
1023 sq. ft.
Listed 10/21/2014
Courtesy of Cronin Patty, Pacific Union International
1487 Delwood St
$181,000 
1487 Delwood St
Vallejo, CA

3 Beds, 1F/0H Bath
1008 sq. ft.
Listed 10/21/2014
Courtesy of Deborah Souza, Gold Key Real Estate
608 614 Sutter St
$150,000 
608 614 Sutter St
Vallejo, CA

2155 sq. ft.
Listed 10/20/2014
Courtesy of Din Sharma, Din D Sharma Real Estate
27 Werden St
$85,000 
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
$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
JUL-SEP 2014 261 $290,722 $296,750

Vallejo, CA School Districts

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

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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