Chanute, KS Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 4,246 housing units in Chanute. This represents a 4.1% decline from 4,426 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 4,191 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 55 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Chanute is about 68%. Chanute's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 8.9%. Average household size is 2.34 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Chanute were built after 1948.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0.70%
One Bedroom11.80%
Two Bedrooms35.80%
Three Bedrooms38.90%
Four Bedrooms11.10%
Five Bedrooms or more1.70%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.52
Median year structure was built1942
Median Value of occupied units$43,900
Median Price asked for vacant units$40,000

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.96
Median year structure was built1960
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$312

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage2%
Home Equity Loan2.80%
Simple Mortgage47.40%
Debt Free47.80%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs15.2%