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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataMassachusetts

Housing Statistics

Cambridge, Massachusetts,

Number

Percent

Total housing units44,725100.0
UNITS IN STRUCTURE
1-unit, detached3,9348.8
1-unit, attached2,6055.8
2 units6,58214.7
3 or 4 units9,14920.5
5 to 9 units5,47312.2
10 to 19 units3,3777.6
20 or more units13,56430.3
Mobile home270.1
Boat, RV, van, etc.140.0
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT
1999 to March 20002670.6
1995 to 19981,0282.3
1990 to 19948031.8
1980 to 19892,6305.9
1970 to 19794,77110.7
1960 to 19694,1059.2
1940 to 19596,00613.4
1939 or earlier25,11556.2
ROOMS
1 room2,8626.4
2 rooms5,21211.7
3 rooms8,63219.3
4 rooms9,41621.1
5 rooms8,29618.5
6 rooms4,2859.6
7 rooms2,0454.6
8 rooms1,4443.2
9 or more rooms2,5335.7
Median (rooms)4.1(X)
Occupied Housing Units42,615100.0
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT
1999 to March 200011,43326.8
1995 to 199813,67432.1
1990 to 19946,28714.8
1980 to 19895,35512.6
1970 to 19792,7066.3
1969 or earlier3,1607.4
VEHICLES AVAILABLE
None11,81227.7
121,94351.5
27,46617.5
3 or more1,3943.3
HOUSE HEATING FUEL
Utility gas26,90363.1
Bottled, tank, or LP gas1,2633.0
Electricity5,99914.1
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.7,80618.3
Coal or coke00.0
Wood00.0
Solar energy60.0
Other fuel4911.2
No fuel used1470.3
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS
Lacking complete plumbing facilities3450.8
Lacking complete kitchen facilities3670.9
No telephone service4381.0
OCCUPANTS PER ROOM
Occupied housing units42,615100.0
1.00 or less40,76795.7
1.01 to 1.501,0092.4
1.51 or more8392.0
Specified owner-occupied units4,453100.0
VALUE
Less than $50,000330.7
$50,000 to $99,999270.6
$100,000 to $149,9991192.7
$150,000 to $199,9992816.3
$200,000 to $299,9991,08324.3
$300,000 to $499,9991,24528.0
$500,000 to $999,9991,14925.8
$1,000,000 or more51611.6
Median (dollars)398,500(X)
MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS
With a mortgage2,99967.3
Less than $300
320.7
$300 to $499
280.6
$500 to $699
431.0
$700 to $999
2475.5
$1,000 to $1,499
66815.0
$1,500 to $1,999
60113.5
$2,000 or more
1,38031.0
Median (dollars)
1,896(X)
Not mortgaged1,45432.7
Median (dollars)
526(X)
SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS AS A PERCENTAGE
OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999
Less than 15 percent1,78140.0
15 to 19 percent71015.9
20 to 24 percent58013.0
25 to 29 percent3678.2
30 to 34 percent2435.5
35 percent or more73416.5
Not computed380.9
Specified renter-occupied units28,880100.0
GROSS RENT
Less than $2001,6565.7
$200 to $2991,0703.7
$300 to $4991,9966.9
$500 to $7494,39915.2
$750 to $9996,09821.1
$1,000 to $1,4998,66130.0
$1,500 or more4,55415.8
No cash rent4461.5
Median (dollars)962(X)
GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999
Less than 15 percent4,39715.2
15 to 19 percent3,93313.6
20 to 24 percent3,52212.2
25 to 29 percent3,52012.2
30 to 34 percent2,6339.1
35 percent or more9,47832.8
Not computed1,3974.8
(X) Not applicable.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 3, Matrices H1, H7, H20, H23, H24, H30, H34, H38, H40, H43, H44, H48, H51, H62, H63, H69, H74, H76, H90, H91, and H94

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