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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataMassachusetts

Housing Statistics

Somerville, Massachusetts,

Number

Percent

Total housing units32,477100.0
UNITS IN STRUCTURE
1-unit, detached3,0019.2
1-unit, attached8662.7
2 units11,24834.6
3 or 4 units9,36228.8
5 to 9 units2,8168.7
10 to 19 units1,5894.9
20 or more units3,59011.1
Mobile home50.0
Boat, RV, van, etc.00.0
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT
1999 to March 2000320.1
1995 to 19981920.6
1990 to 19942450.8
1980 to 19891,4744.5
1970 to 19791,9325.9
1960 to 19692,1026.5
1940 to 19595,75617.7
1939 or earlier20,74463.9
ROOMS
1 room6792.1
2 rooms2,4197.4
3 rooms4,79714.8
4 rooms6,33919.5
5 rooms7,95324.5
6 rooms4,54514.0
7 rooms2,1126.5
8 rooms1,4544.5
9 or more rooms2,1796.7
Median (rooms)4.8(X)
Occupied Housing Units31,555100.0
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT
1999 to March 20007,76724.6
1995 to 199810,55833.5
1990 to 19944,11013.0
1980 to 19893,1119.9
1970 to 19792,2167.0
1969 or earlier3,79312.0
VEHICLES AVAILABLE
None7,17422.7
114,58846.2
27,42523.5
3 or more2,3687.5
HOUSE HEATING FUEL
Utility gas19,51361.8
Bottled, tank, or LP gas9543.0
Electricity3,0099.5
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.7,83224.8
Coal or coke80.0
Wood00.0
Solar energy00.0
Other fuel1440.5
No fuel used950.3
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS
Lacking complete plumbing facilities1570.5
Lacking complete kitchen facilities1190.4
No telephone service2720.9
OCCUPANTS PER ROOM
Occupied housing units31,555100.0
1.00 or less30,00695.1
1.01 to 1.501,0763.4
1.51 or more4731.5
Specified owner-occupied units2,712100.0
VALUE
Less than $50,000230.8
$50,000 to $99,999662.4
$100,000 to $149,99936113.3
$150,000 to $199,99974727.5
$200,000 to $299,9991,03538.2
$300,000 to $499,99942915.8
$500,000 to $999,999451.7
$1,000,000 or more60.2
Median (dollars)214,100(X)
MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS
With a mortgage1,86668.8
Less than $300
00.0
$300 to $499
220.8
$500 to $699
973.6
$700 to $999
27510.1
$1,000 to $1,499
68025.1
$1,500 to $1,999
53319.7
$2,000 or more
2599.6
Median (dollars)
1,395(X)
Not mortgaged84631.2
Median (dollars)
434(X)
SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS AS A PERCENTAGE
OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999
Less than 15 percent97636.0
15 to 19 percent37213.7
20 to 24 percent30511.2
25 to 29 percent29510.9
30 to 34 percent1826.7
35 percent or more55820.6
Not computed240.9
Specified renter-occupied units21,892100.0
GROSS RENT
Less than $2007813.6
$200 to $2997223.3
$300 to $4991,6057.3
$500 to $7494,29419.6
$750 to $9996,28928.7
$1,000 to $1,4996,02327.5
$1,500 or more1,8048.2
No cash rent3741.7
Median (dollars)874(X)
GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999
Less than 15 percent4,29719.6
15 to 19 percent3,28415.0
20 to 24 percent3,04213.9
25 to 29 percent2,42711.1
30 to 34 percent1,8828.6
35 percent or more6,18428.2
Not computed7763.5
(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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