Stacker compiled a list of cities with the fastest growing home prices in California using data from Zillow. Cities are ranked by the dollar change in Zillow Home Values Index for all homes from the twelve months ending June 2022. The charts in this story were created automatically using Matplotlib. Data was available for 983 cities and towns in California. Home values in the top city on the list grew by $1,258,260 over the last 12 months.

Metros with the most cities in the top 50
#1. San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward: 18
#2. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim: 9
#2. San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara: 9
#4. San Diego-Carlsbad: 5
#5. Salinas: 3
#5. Santa Maria-Santa Barbara: 3
#7. Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura: 1
#7. Sacramento–Roseville–Arden-Arcade: 1
#7. Santa Rosa: 1

Read on to see which cities made the list.

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#50. Orinda

– Typical home value: $3,046,448
– 1-year price change: +$407,111 (+15.4%)
– 5-year price change: +$998,126 (+48.7%)
– Metro area: San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward

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#49. Menlo Park

– Typical home value: $3,114,631
– 1-year price change: +$411,162 (+15.2%)
– 5-year price change: +$843,729 (+37.2%)
– Metro area: San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward

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#48. Bell Canyon

– Typical home value: $2,398,662
– 1-year price change: +$415,474 (+20.9%)
– 5-year price change: +$617,263 (+34.7%)
– Metro area: Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura

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#47. Homewood

– Typical home value: $1,472,743
– 1-year price change: +$417,442 (+39.6%)
– 5-year price change: +$677,868 (+85.3%)
– Metro area: Sacramento–Roseville–Arden-Arcade

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#46. Belmont

– Typical home value: $2,541,893
– 1-year price change: +$424,697 (+20.1%)
– 5-year price change: +$863,474 (+51.4%)
– Metro area: San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward

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#45. Villa Park

– Typical home value: $2,063,373
– 1-year price change: +$425,491 (+26.0%)
– 5-year price change: +$767,903 (+59.3%)
– Metro area: Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim

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#44. Santa Barbara

– Typical home value: $1,853,137
– 1-year price change: +$426,679 (+29.9%)
– 5-year price change: +$743,186 (+67.0%)
– Metro area: Santa Maria-Santa Barbara

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#43. Encinitas

– Typical home value: $1,932,633
– 1-year price change: +$426,797 (+28.3%)
– 5-year price change: +$846,798 (+78.0%)
– Metro area: San Diego-Carlsbad

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#42. San Carlos

– Typical home value: $2,644,736
– 1-year price change: +$429,602 (+19.4%)
– 5-year price change: +$899,074 (+51.5%)
– Metro area: San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward

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#41. Palos Verdes Estates

– Typical home value: $2,883,760
– 1-year price change: +$430,788 (+17.6%)
– 5-year price change: +$751,098 (+35.2%)
– Metro area: Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim

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#40. Big Sur

– Typical home value: $2,721,764
– 1-year price change: +$436,499 (+19.1%)
– 5-year price change: +$939,844 (+52.7%)
– Metro area: Salinas

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#39. Cambrian Park

– Typical home value: $2,213,612
– 1-year price change: +$445,426 (+25.2%)
– 5-year price change: +$943,803 (+74.3%)
– Metro area: San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara

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#38. Alamo

– Typical home value: $2,884,181
– 1-year price change: +$451,354 (+18.6%)
– 5-year price change: +$975,705 (+51.1%)
– Metro area: San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward

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#37. Emerald Lake Hills

– Typical home value: $3,118,088
– 1-year price change: +$460,823 (+17.3%)
– 5-year price change: +$1,053,718 (+51.0%)
– Metro area: San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward

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#36. Nicasio

– Typical home value: $2,316,577
– 1-year price change: +$463,676 (+25.0%)
– 5-year price change: +$792,456 (+52.0%)
– Metro area: San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward

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#35. Highlands-Baywood Park

– Typical home value: $2,825,385
– 1-year price change: +$467,298 (+19.8%)
– 5-year price change: +$952,839 (+50.9%)
– Metro area: San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward

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#34. Rolling Hills

– Typical home value: $4,076,151
– 1-year price change: +$470,764 (+13.1%)
– 5-year price change: +$915,790 (+29.0%)
– Metro area: Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim

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#33. Solana Beach

– Typical home value: $2,233,806
– 1-year price change: +$473,022 (+26.9%)
– 5-year price change: +$876,647 (+64.6%)
– Metro area: San Diego-Carlsbad

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#32. Palos Verdes Peninsula

– Typical home value: $2,537,942
– 1-year price change: +$475,365 (+23.0%)
– 5-year price change: +$911,631 (+56.1%)
– Metro area: Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim

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#31. Stanford

– Typical home value: $3,958,894
– 1-year price change: +$481,178 (+13.8%)
– 5-year price change: +$997,491 (+33.7%)
– Metro area: San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara

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#30. Palo Alto

– Typical home value: $3,914,740
– 1-year price change: +$482,046 (+14.0%)
– 5-year price change: +$996,541 (+34.1%)
– Metro area: San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara

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#29. Los Gatos

– Typical home value: $2,908,770
– 1-year price change: +$483,870 (+20.0%)
– 5-year price change: +$1,003,513 (+52.7%)
– Metro area: San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara

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#28. Tiburon

– Typical home value: $3,464,358
– 1-year price change: +$488,264 (+16.4%)
– 5-year price change: +$864,282 (+33.2%)
– Metro area: San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward

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#27. Danville

– Typical home value: $2,655,393
– 1-year price change: +$506,681 (+23.6%)
– 5-year price change: +$987,128 (+59.2%)
– Metro area: San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward

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#26. Kentfield

– Typical home value: $3,079,125
– 1-year price change: +$508,192 (+19.8%)
– 5-year price change: +$724,698 (+30.8%)
– Metro area: San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward

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#25. Coronado

– Typical home value: $2,785,947
– 1-year price change: +$512,215 (+22.5%)
– 5-year price change: +$1,167,628 (+72.2%)
– Metro area: San Diego-Carlsbad

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#24. Cupertino

– Typical home value: $3,129,171
– 1-year price change: +$525,129 (+20.2%)
– 5-year price change: +$1,131,513 (+56.6%)
– Metro area: San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara

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#23. Malibu

– Typical home value: $4,222,139
– 1-year price change: +$542,750 (+14.8%)
– 5-year price change: +$776,969 (+22.6%)
– Metro area: Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim

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#22. The Sea Ranch

– Typical home value: $1,813,010
– 1-year price change: +$551,559 (+43.7%)
– 5-year price change: +$859,641 (+90.2%)
– Metro area: Santa Rosa

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#21. Hidden Hills

– Typical home value: $4,570,345
– 1-year price change: +$579,350 (+14.5%)
– 5-year price change: +$1,128,779 (+32.8%)
– Metro area: Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim

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#20. Woodside

– Typical home value: $4,865,451
– 1-year price change: +$596,752 (+14.0%)
– 5-year price change: +$1,356,369 (+38.7%)
– Metro area: San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward

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#19. Laguna Beach

– Typical home value: $3,287,686
– 1-year price change: +$614,398 (+23.0%)
– 5-year price change: +$1,006,772 (+44.1%)
– Metro area: Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim

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#18. Carmel-by-the-Sea

– Typical home value: $2,699,434
– 1-year price change: +$619,161 (+29.8%)
– 5-year price change: +$1,094,731 (+68.2%)
– Metro area: Salinas

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#17. Portola Valley

– Typical home value: $4,501,352
– 1-year price change: +$621,417 (+16.0%)
– 5-year price change: +$1,079,206 (+31.5%)
– Metro area: San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward

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#16. Los Altos

– Typical home value: $4,420,437
– 1-year price change: +$649,243 (+17.2%)
– 5-year price change: +$1,438,002 (+48.2%)
– Metro area: San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara

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#15. Monte Sereno

– Typical home value: $4,310,786
– 1-year price change: +$657,491 (+18.0%)
– 5-year price change: +$1,163,178 (+37.0%)
– Metro area: San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara

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#14. Saratoga

– Typical home value: $4,027,103
– 1-year price change: +$666,725 (+19.8%)
– 5-year price change: +$1,406,738 (+53.7%)
– Metro area: San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara

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#13. Newport Beach

– Typical home value: $3,393,526
– 1-year price change: +$679,831 (+25.1%)
– 5-year price change: +$1,105,332 (+48.3%)
– Metro area: Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim

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#12. Los Altos Hills

– Typical home value: $5,666,355
– 1-year price change: +$705,856 (+14.2%)
– 5-year price change: +$1,497,252 (+35.9%)
– Metro area: San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara

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#11. Hillsborough

– Typical home value: $5,767,617
– 1-year price change: +$706,561 (+14.0%)
– 5-year price change: +$1,462,886 (+34.0%)
– Metro area: San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward

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#10. Del Monte Forest

– Typical home value: $3,403,436
– 1-year price change: +$713,979 (+26.5%)
– 5-year price change: +$1,163,646 (+52.0%)
– Metro area: Salinas

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#9. Belvedere

– Typical home value: $5,171,543
– 1-year price change: +$721,224 (+16.2%)
– 5-year price change: +$1,145,858 (+28.5%)
– Metro area: San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward

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#8. Del Mar

– Typical home value: $3,819,612
– 1-year price change: +$823,521 (+27.5%)
– 5-year price change: +$1,442,310 (+60.7%)
– Metro area: San Diego-Carlsbad

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#7. Newport Coast

– Typical home value: $4,208,236
– 1-year price change: +$836,601 (+24.8%)
– 5-year price change: +$1,311,421 (+45.3%)
– Metro area: Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim

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#6. Rancho Santa Fe

– Typical home value: $3,938,281
– 1-year price change: +$849,920 (+27.5%)
– 5-year price change: +$1,407,379 (+55.6%)
– Metro area: San Diego-Carlsbad

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#5. Summerland

– Typical home value: $3,274,487
– 1-year price change: +$869,234 (+36.1%)
– 5-year price change: +$1,285,463 (+64.6%)
– Metro area: Santa Maria-Santa Barbara

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#4. Stinson Beach

– Typical home value: $5,086,099
– 1-year price change: +$881,396 (+21.0%)
– 5-year price change: +$1,818,059 (+55.6%)
– Metro area: San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward

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#3. Ross

– Typical home value: $4,700,770
– 1-year price change: +$944,294 (+25.1%)
– 5-year price change: +$1,333,539 (+39.6%)
– Metro area: San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward

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#2. Atherton

– Typical home value: $8,187,871
– 1-year price change: +$973,669 (+13.5%)
– 5-year price change: +$1,913,603 (+30.5%)
– Metro area: San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward

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#1. Montecito

– Typical home value: $5,298,616
– 1-year price change: +$1,258,260 (+31.1%)
– 5-year price change: +$1,871,431 (+54.6%)
– Metro area: Santa Maria-Santa Barbara

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