Somersworth, NH Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 4,841 housing units in Somersworth. This represents a 2.6% growth from 4,719 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 4,731 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 110 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Somersworth is about 56.8%. Somersworth's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 3.2%. Average household size is 2.44 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Somersworth were built after 1957.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0.70%
One Bedroom16.70%
Two Bedrooms34.10%
Three Bedrooms31.10%
Four Bedrooms14.80%
Five Bedrooms or more2.60%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.73
Median year structure was built1961
Median Value of occupied units$105,500
Median Price asked for vacant units$187,500

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.07
Median year structure was built1952
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$591

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.50%
Second Mortgage2.60%
Home Equity Loan9.70%
Simple Mortgage59.70%
Debt Free27.60%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs20.4%