Burlington, MA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 8,445 housing units in Burlington. This represents a 4.9% growth from 8,054 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 8,445 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Burlington is about 79.5%. Burlington's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 1.8%. Average household size is 2.76 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Burlington were built after 1965.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1.20%
One Bedroom7.90%
Two Bedrooms19.50%
Three Bedrooms46.40%
Four Bedrooms22.10%
Five Bedrooms or more2.80%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.9
Median year structure was built1963
Median Value of occupied units$244,800
Median Price asked for vacant units$441,700

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.18
Median year structure was built1980
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$1,375

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.10%
Second Mortgage4.90%
Home Equity Loan11.10%
Simple Mortgage54.10%
Debt Free29.80%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs18%