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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataMassachusetts

Housing Statistics

Watertown, Massachusetts

Number

Percent

Total housing units15,008100.0
UNITS IN STRUCTURE
1-unit, detached3,29321.9
1-unit, attached8295.5
2 units6,28541.9
3 or 4 units1,60810.7
5 to 9 units3962.6
10 to 19 units5913.9
20 or more units1,98813.2
Mobile home180.1
Boat, RV, van, etc.00.0
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT
1999 to March 2000330.2
1995 to 19981110.7
1990 to 19943042.0
1980 to 19891,1337.5
1970 to 19791,0977.3
1960 to 19691,0927.3
1940 to 19594,12427.5
1939 or earlier7,11447.4
ROOMS
1 room1190.8
2 rooms7074.7
3 rooms1,4539.7
4 rooms2,15014.3
5 rooms4,07927.2
6 rooms3,24021.6
7 rooms1,4939.9
8 rooms8325.5
9 or more rooms9356.2
Median (rooms)5.3(X)
Occupied Housing Units14,629100.0
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT
1999 to March 20002,88819.7
1995 to 19984,48030.6
1990 to 19941,92113.1
1980 to 19891,85412.7
1970 to 19791,2558.6
1969 or earlier2,23115.3
VEHICLES AVAILABLE
None1,46110.0
16,60845.2
25,12435.0
3 or more1,4369.8
HOUSE HEATING FUEL
Utility gas7,10048.5
Bottled, tank, or LP gas2081.4
Electricity1,2048.2
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.6,00941.1
Coal or coke100.1
Wood90.1
Solar energy00.0
Other fuel600.4
No fuel used290.2
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS
Lacking complete plumbing facilities350.2
Lacking complete kitchen facilities470.3
No telephone service570.4
OCCUPANTS PER ROOM
Occupied housing units14,629100.0
1.00 or less14,35598.1
1.01 to 1.501561.1
1.51 or more1180.8
Specified owner-occupied units3,268100.0
VALUE
Less than $50,00000.0
$50,000 to $99,99900.0
$100,000 to $149,999621.9
$150,000 to $199,99944413.6
$200,000 to $299,9991,59148.7
$300,000 to $499,9991,02631.4
$500,000 to $999,9991364.2
$1,000,000 or more90.3
Median (dollars)270,600(X)
MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS
With a mortgage2,00361.3
Less than $300
00.0
$300 to $499
310.9
$500 to $699
441.3
$700 to $999
2287.0
$1,000 to $1,499
53916.5
$1,500 to $1,999
66720.4
$2,000 or more
49415.1
Median (dollars)
1,596(X)
Not mortgaged1,26538.7
Median (dollars)
465(X)
SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS AS A PERCENTAGE
OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999
Less than 15 percent1,15335.3
15 to 19 percent54016.5
20 to 24 percent37311.4
25 to 29 percent34110.4
30 to 34 percent2337.1
35 percent or more59418.2
Not computed341.0
Specified renter-occupied units7,734100.0
GROSS RENT
Less than $2002993.9
$200 to $2992042.6
$300 to $4993534.6
$500 to $74984711.0
$750 to $9991,72822.3
$1,000 to $1,4993,07739.8
$1,500 or more1,01013.1
No cash rent2162.8
Median (dollars)1,048(X)
GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999
Less than 15 percent1,64721.3
15 to 19 percent1,45218.8
20 to 24 percent1,16015.0
25 to 29 percent88711.5
30 to 34 percent5306.9
35 percent or more1,69321.9
Not computed3654.7
(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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