Onset, MA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 901 housing units in Onset. This represents a 24.2% decline from 1,189 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 901 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Onset is about 69.5%. Onset's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 37.8%. Average household size is 2.44 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Onset were built after 1941.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0.70%
One Bedroom12.20%
Two Bedrooms40.10%
Three Bedrooms27.60%
Four Bedrooms18.80%
Five Bedrooms or more0.70%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.12
Median year structure was built1939
Median Value of occupied units$125,200
Median Price asked for vacant units$131,300

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size3.18
Median year structure was built1947
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$850

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage0%
Home Equity Loan0%
Simple Mortgage42.80%
Debt Free57.20%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs21%