Abington, MA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 5,348 housing units in Abington. This represents a 7.9% growth from 4,955 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 5,348 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Abington is about 71.8%. Abington's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 1.6%. Average household size is 2.74 people.

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


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0.80%
One Bedroom16.50%
Two Bedrooms22.80%
Three Bedrooms38.50%
Four Bedrooms17.70%
Five Bedrooms or more3.70%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size3.11
Median year structure was built1956
Median Value of occupied units$178,900
Median Price asked for vacant units$162,500

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.79
Median year structure was built1955
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$675

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.70%
Second Mortgage4.50%
Home Equity Loan12.80%
Simple Mortgage58.10%
Debt Free23.90%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs19.7%