Taunton, MA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 22,908 housing units in Taunton. This represents a 13% growth from 20,281 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 21,866 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 1,042 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Taunton is about 61.2%. Taunton's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 3.8%. Average household size is 2.5 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Taunton were built after 1959.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1.60%
One Bedroom16%
Two Bedrooms30.20%
Three Bedrooms38.50%
Four Bedrooms10.70%
Five Bedrooms or more3%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.76
Median year structure was built1966
Median Value of occupied units$145,800
Median Price asked for vacant units$146,600

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.09
Median year structure was built1949
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$545

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage6.30%
Home Equity Loan9.20%
Simple Mortgage57.10%
Debt Free27.30%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs19.1%