West Chatham, MA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 1,667 housing units in West Chatham. This represents a 1.7% growth from 1,639 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 1,050 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 617 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in West Chatham is about 72.8%. West Chatham's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 57.2%. Average household size is 1.98 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in West Chatham were built after 1972.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0%
One Bedroom7.20%
Two Bedrooms37.40%
Three Bedrooms37.20%
Four Bedrooms17.20%
Five Bedrooms or more1%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.01
Median year structure was built1972
Median Value of occupied units$267,300
Median Price asked for vacant units$144,600

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.89
Median year structure was built1971
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$525

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage6.90%
Home Equity Loan6.90%
Simple Mortgage35.10%
Debt Free51.10%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs17%