Atchison, KS Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 4,194 housing units in Atchison. This represents a 1.7% decline from 4,267 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 4,090 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 104 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Atchison is about 66.7%. Atchison's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 8.2%. Average household size is 2.38 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Atchison were built after 1945.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type3.10%
One Bedroom13.30%
Two Bedrooms29.70%
Three Bedrooms39.50%
Four Bedrooms12%
Five Bedrooms or more2.30%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.47
Median year structure was built1944
Median Value of occupied units$52,200
Median Price asked for vacant units$50,400

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.19
Median year structure was built1947
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$339

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage4.10%
Home Equity Loan4.40%
Simple Mortgage50.20%
Debt Free41.30%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs15.1%