Hingham, MA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 2,111 housing units in Hingham. This represents a 0.6% growth from 2,098 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 2,111 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Hingham is about 77.5%. Hingham's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 1.9%. Average household size is 2.62 people.

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


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0.40%
One Bedroom11.20%
Two Bedrooms13.10%
Three Bedrooms35.80%
Four Bedrooms27.70%
Five Bedrooms or more11.80%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.94
Median year structure was built1939
Median Value of occupied units$349,300
Median Price asked for vacant units$350,000

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.53
Median year structure was built1945
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$697

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage7.10%
Home Equity Loan12.60%
Simple Mortgage53.20%
Debt Free27.10%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs18.9%