Topeka, KS Real Estate
According to census data in the year 2000 there were 56,481 housing units in Topeka.
This represents a 3.3% growth from 54,664 in 1990.
Of those housing units, 56,149 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 332 were located in what is classified as a rural area.
Homeownership rate in Topeka is about 60.8%.
Topeka's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 7.5%.
Average household size is 2.26 people.
The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Topeka were built after 1963.
|Housing Units by Size|
|Five Bedrooms or more||1.80%|
Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos
|Average Household Size||2.44|
|Median year structure was built||1960|
|Median Value of occupied units||$68,800|
|Median Price asked for vacant units||$36,300|
Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos
|Average Household Size||1.98|
|Median year structure was built||1967|
|Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units||$382|
Owners Finance Status
|Second Mortgage & Equity Loan||0%|
|Home Equity Loan||6.30%|
|Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs||16.5%|