Roswell, NM Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 19,286 housing units in Roswell. This represents a 5.7% growth from 18,242 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 19,178 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 108 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Roswell is about 68.7%. Roswell's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 11.3%. Average household size is 2.59 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Roswell were built after 1965.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type4%
One Bedroom12.30%
Two Bedrooms29.10%
Three Bedrooms45.70%
Four Bedrooms8.10%
Five Bedrooms or more0.80%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.67
Median year structure was built1963
Median Value of occupied units$60,100
Median Price asked for vacant units$34,900

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.41
Median year structure was built1968
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$351

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.20%
Second Mortgage4.80%
Home Equity Loan1.80%
Simple Mortgage53%
Debt Free40.20%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs16%