Ft. Washington, MD Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 8,579 housing units in Ft. Washington. This represents a 9% growth from 7,874 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 8,570 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 9 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Ft. Washington is about 88.1%. Ft. Washington's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 4.5%. Average household size is 2.93 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Ft. Washington were built after 1974.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0.80%
One Bedroom4.50%
Two Bedrooms7.70%
Three Bedrooms25%
Four Bedrooms42.10%
Five Bedrooms or more19.90%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.98
Median year structure was built1975
Median Value of occupied units$172,400
Median Price asked for vacant units$188,200

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.63
Median year structure was built1971
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$667

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.20%
Second Mortgage15%
Home Equity Loan8.50%
Simple Mortgage63.60%
Debt Free12.60%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs21.5%