Gardner, MA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 8,838 housing units in Gardner. This represents a 2.1% growth from 8,654 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 8,315 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 523 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Gardner is about 54.6%. Gardner's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 6.3%. Average household size is 2.35 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Gardner were built after 1945.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type2%
One Bedroom18%
Two Bedrooms34.70%
Three Bedrooms33.20%
Four Bedrooms9.40%
Five Bedrooms or more2.70%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.69
Median year structure was built1949
Median Value of occupied units$106,300
Median Price asked for vacant units$118,800

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.94
Median year structure was built1941
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$432

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage6.80%
Home Equity Loan6.50%
Simple Mortgage56.60%
Debt Free30.10%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs18.9%