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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataMassachusetts

Housing Statistics

Salem, Massachusetts

Number

Percent

Total housing units18,175100.0
UNITS IN STRUCTURE
1-unit, detached4,91527.0
1-unit, attached1,1256.2
2 units3,75120.6
3 or 4 units3,63220.0
5 to 9 units1,6479.1
10 to 19 units8854.9
20 or more units2,22012.2
Mobile home00.0
Boat, RV, van, etc.00.0
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT
1999 to March 2000740.4
1995 to 19983191.8
1990 to 19943221.8
1980 to 19891,6018.8
1970 to 19791,6279.0
1960 to 19691,4798.1
1940 to 19592,91316.0
1939 or earlier9,84054.1
ROOMS
1 room4992.7
2 rooms1,0715.9
3 rooms2,31512.7
4 rooms3,47319.1
5 rooms4,34223.9
6 rooms2,98216.4
7 rooms1,4908.2
8 rooms8874.9
9 or more rooms1,1166.1
Median (rooms)4.9(X)
Occupied Housing Units17,492100.0
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT
1999 to March 20003,27118.7
1995 to 19985,55131.7
1990 to 19942,74215.7
1980 to 19892,23012.7
1970 to 19791,1766.7
1969 or earlier2,52214.4
VEHICLES AVAILABLE
None2,31113.2
17,93845.4
25,84933.4
3 or more1,3948.0
HOUSE HEATING FUEL
Utility gas7,63543.6
Bottled, tank, or LP gas2451.4
Electricity2,39513.7
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.7,05940.4
Coal or coke100.1
Wood80.0
Solar energy00.0
Other fuel750.4
No fuel used650.4
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS
Lacking complete plumbing facilities1320.8
Lacking complete kitchen facilities1741.0
No telephone service1570.9
OCCUPANTS PER ROOM
Occupied housing units17,492100.0
1.00 or less17,06097.5
1.01 to 1.502621.5
1.51 or more1701.0
Specified owner-occupied units5,236100.0
VALUE
Less than $50,00000.0
$50,000 to $99,9991312.5
$100,000 to $149,9991,03019.7
$150,000 to $199,9991,93637.0
$200,000 to $299,9991,77733.9
$300,000 to $499,9992935.6
$500,000 to $999,999691.3
$1,000,000 or more00.0
Median (dollars)188,700(X)
MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS
With a mortgage3,54367.7
Less than $300
00.0
$300 to $499
370.7
$500 to $699
1362.6
$700 to $999
3126.0
$1,000 to $1,499
1,67131.9
$1,500 to $1,999
1,02519.6
$2,000 or more
3626.9
Median (dollars)
1,400(X)
Not mortgaged1,69332.3
Median (dollars)
421(X)
SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS AS A PERCENTAGE
OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999
Less than 15 percent1,59730.5
15 to 19 percent90617.3
20 to 24 percent77214.7
25 to 29 percent62011.8
30 to 34 percent2975.7
35 percent or more99218.9
Not computed521.0
Specified renter-occupied units8,898100.0
GROSS RENT
Less than $2004785.4
$200 to $2994084.6
$300 to $4991,04211.7
$500 to $7493,03234.1
$750 to $9992,73830.8
$1,000 to $1,4998679.7
$1,500 or more550.6
No cash rent2783.1
Median (dollars)705(X)
GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999
Less than 15 percent1,60018.0
15 to 19 percent1,19713.5
20 to 24 percent1,35015.2
25 to 29 percent1,11212.5
30 to 34 percent7448.4
35 percent or more2,41427.1
Not computed4815.4
(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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