Bemidji, MN Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 4,982 housing units in Bemidji. This represents a 12.9% growth from 4,412 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 4,620 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 362 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Bemidji is about 54.3%. Bemidji's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 6%. Average household size is 2.25 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Bemidji were built after 1967.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type3.30%
One Bedroom20.60%
Two Bedrooms32.80%
Three Bedrooms30.40%
Four Bedrooms9.90%
Five Bedrooms or more3.10%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.5
Median year structure was built1959
Median Value of occupied units$69,800
Median Price asked for vacant units$65,000

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.96
Median year structure was built1972
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$336

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.40%
Second Mortgage6.90%
Home Equity Loan5.70%
Simple Mortgage48.80%
Debt Free38.20%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs15.8%