Seattle, WA Real Estate
According to census data in the year 2000 there were 270,536 housing units in Seattle.
This represents a 8.6% growth from 249,032 in 1990.
Of those housing units, 270,536 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.
Homeownership rate in Seattle is about 48.4%.
Seattle's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 4.4%.
Average household size is 2.08 people.
The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Seattle were built after 1953.
|Housing Units by Size|
|Five Bedrooms or more||3.30%|
Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos
|Average Household Size||2.35|
|Median year structure was built||1946|
|Median Value of occupied units||$259,600|
|Median Price asked for vacant units||$260,600|
Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos
|Average Household Size||1.82|
|Median year structure was built||1961|
|Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units||$758|
Owners Finance Status
|Second Mortgage & Equity Loan||0.40%|
|Home Equity Loan||8.90%|
|Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs||20.7%|