Scituate, MA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 2,241 housing units in Scituate. This represents a 7.3% growth from 2,088 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 2,241 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Scituate is about 74.9%. Scituate's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 7.6%. Average household size is 2.44 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Scituate were built after 1955.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0.40%
One Bedroom12.20%
Two Bedrooms19.60%
Three Bedrooms42.80%
Four Bedrooms21.10%
Five Bedrooms or more3.90%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.62
Median year structure was built1955
Median Value of occupied units$267,100

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.9
Median year structure was built1957

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage4.40%
Home Equity Loan10.10%
Simple Mortgage53%
Debt Free32.50%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs20.5%