Chatham, MA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 1,891 housing units in Chatham. This represents a 7.1% growth from 1,766 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 1,326 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 565 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Chatham is about 73.5%. Chatham's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 57.2%. Average household size is 1.98 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Chatham were built after 1966.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1.10%
One Bedroom8.80%
Two Bedrooms26.20%
Three Bedrooms35.70%
Four Bedrooms17.50%
Five Bedrooms or more10.80%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.95
Median year structure was built1961
Median Value of occupied units$372,900
Median Price asked for vacant units$666,700

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.05
Median year structure was built1975
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$578

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage2.90%
Home Equity Loan2.50%
Simple Mortgage37.10%
Debt Free57.50%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs20.1%