Roseville remains in demand - city named 9th best real estate market in the U.S.

Updated August 24, 2021
The word is out. Roseville continues to be a desirable place for people to live. And it shows in's new 2021 Best Real Estate Market list.

Roseville ranked 9th in the nation and 3rd in cities with populations below 150,000. Roseville is the only Capitol Region city in the top 30 of all ranked cities and top 130 for cities our size or smaller. Roseville would have ranked 6th in the list of cities with a population of 150,000-300,000. 

In the separate National Community Survey released earlier in 2021, Roseville residents rated their satisfaction with living in Roseville among the highest in the country in several key areas including as a place to live, utility infrastructure, city services and economic health. compared 300 cities across two key dimensions, “Real-Estate Market” and “Affordability & Economic Environment.”

They evaluated those dimensions using 18 relevant metrics listed below, then determined each city’s weighted average across all metrics to calculate its overall score and ranking.


Real Estate Market

  • Home Value Forecast
  • Median Home-Price Appreciation
  • Median Days on the Market
  • Share of Seriously Underwater Mortgages
  • Ratio of Rent Price to Sale Price
  • Foreclosure Rate
  • Share of People Delinquent on their Mortgage Debt
  • Vacancy Rate
  • Share of Young Homes (housing units built between 2010 and 2019.)
  • Building-Permit Activity


Affordability & Economic Environment

  • WalletHub’s “States that are Recovering the Quickest from COVID-19”
  • Housing Affordability
  • Maintenance Affordability
  • Population Growth Rate
  • Job Growth Rate
  • Unemployment Rate
  • Underemployment Rate
  • Median Credit Score

Find WalletHub's entire ranking of cities here.