Watseka, IL Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 2,490 housing units in Watseka. This represents a 8.1% growth from 2,303 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 2,445 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 45 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Watseka is about 67%. Watseka's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 6.1%. Average household size is 2.33 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Watseka were built after 1956.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type2.90%
One Bedroom7%
Two Bedrooms45.10%
Three Bedrooms30.90%
Four Bedrooms12.50%
Five Bedrooms or more1.60%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.42
Median year structure was built1953
Median Value of occupied units$71,200
Median Price asked for vacant units$55,000

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.16
Median year structure was built1965
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$333

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage5.20%
Home Equity Loan4.20%
Simple Mortgage40.80%
Debt Free49.70%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs15.8%