Boston, MA Real Estate
According to census data in the year 2000 there were 251,935 housing units in Boston.
This represents a 0.4% growth from 250,863 in 1990.
Of those housing units, 251,935 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.
Homeownership rate in Boston is about 32.2%.
Boston's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 4.9%.
Average household size is 2.31 people.
The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Boston were built after 1939.
|Housing Units by Size|
|Five Bedrooms or more||3.60%|
Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos
|Average Household Size||2.59|
|Median year structure was built||1939|
|Median Value of occupied units||$190,600|
|Median Price asked for vacant units||$202,100|
Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos
|Average Household Size||2.18|
|Median year structure was built||1944|
|Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units||$725|
Owners Finance Status
|Second Mortgage & Equity Loan||0.20%|
|Home Equity Loan||7.90%|
|Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs||19.7%|