Fitchburg, MA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 16,002 housing units in Fitchburg. This represents a 4% decline from 16,665 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 15,178 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 824 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Fitchburg is about 51.5%. Fitchburg's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 6.6%. Average household size is 2.5 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Fitchburg were built after 1939.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1.40%
One Bedroom18.10%
Two Bedrooms32.80%
Three Bedrooms34.30%
Four Bedrooms10%
Five Bedrooms or more3.50%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.65
Median year structure was built1942
Median Value of occupied units$112,100
Median Price asked for vacant units$81,400

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.34
Median year structure was built1939
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$470

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage6.70%
Home Equity Loan8.60%
Simple Mortgage51.60%
Debt Free33.10%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs19.9%