Townsend, MA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 476 housing units in Townsend. This represents a 1.2% decline from 482 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 345 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 131 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Townsend is about 58.3%. Townsend's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 3.8%. Average household size is 2.11 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Townsend were built after 1956.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type3.80%
One Bedroom16.20%
Two Bedrooms36.80%
Three Bedrooms34.70%
Four Bedrooms6.70%
Five Bedrooms or more1.90%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.49
Median year structure was built1945
Median Value of occupied units$146,300
Median Price asked for vacant units$275,000

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.58
Median year structure was built1968

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage16.80%
Home Equity Loan3.60%
Simple Mortgage44.90%
Debt Free34.70%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs19.1%