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Essex County, Massachusetts Housing Statistics

Essex county massachusetts dp 4 profile of selected housing characteristics






Subject

Number

Percent

Total housing units287,144100.0
UNITS IN STRUCTURE
1-unit, detached149,66652.1
1-unit, attached13,7554.8
2 units35,39012.3
3 or 4 units34,64912.1
5 to 9 units15,8405.5
10 to 19 units11,7354.1
20 or more units24,1278.4
Mobile home1,8740.7
Boat, RV, van, etc.1080.0
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT
1999 to March 20002,1350.7
1995 to 19989,2543.2
1990 to 199410,3173.6
1980 to 198931,30110.9
1970 to 197931,86511.1
1960 to 196933,39511.6
1940 to 195959,16420.6
1939 or earlier109,71338.2
ROOMS
1 room4,4791.6
2 rooms12,4924.4
3 rooms27,9999.8
4 rooms40,95314.3
5 rooms51,12017.8
6 rooms52,93418.4
7 rooms38,09913.3
8 rooms28,3809.9
9 or more rooms30,68810.7
Median (rooms)5.6(X)
Occupied Housing Units275,419100.0
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT
1999 to March 200042,74015.5
1995 to 199880,83229.3
1990 to 199443,02915.6
1980 to 198943,80715.9
1970 to 197926,8979.8
1969 or earlier38,11413.8
VEHICLES AVAILABLE
None30,47911.1
199,16536.0
2109,69239.8
3 or more36,08313.1
HOUSE HEATING FUEL
Utility gas131,42747.7
Bottled, tank, or LP gas6,0122.2
Electricity28,37510.3
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.106,47938.7
Coal or coke1990.1
Wood1,2940.5
Solar energy00.0
Other fuel9050.3
No fuel used7280.3
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS
Lacking complete plumbing facilities2,4790.9
Lacking complete kitchen facilities2,6551.0
No telephone service2,9941.1
OCCUPANTS PER ROOM
Occupied housing units275,419100.0
1.00 or less267,19397.0
1.01 to 1.505,4552.0
1.51 or more2,7711.0
Specified owner-occupied units139,931100.0
VALUE
Less than $50,0007780.6
$50,000 to $99,9995,3813.8
$100,000 to $149,99922,02815.7
$150,000 to $199,99932,30523.1
$200,000 to $299,99942,62530.5
$300,000 to $499,99928,04320.0
$500,000 to $999,9997,8445.6
$1,000,000 or more9270.7
Median (dollars)220,000(X)
MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS
With a mortgage100,89572.1
Less than $300
560.0
$300 to $499
1,0620.8
$500 to $699
3,6942.6
$700 to $999
12,5238.9
$1,000 to $1,499
36,61126.2
$1,500 to $1,999
25,09017.9
$2,000 or more
21,85915.6
Median (dollars)
1,455(X)
Not mortgaged39,03627.9
Median (dollars)
438(X)
SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS AS A PERCENTAGE
OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999
Less than 15 percent45,21132.3
15 to 19 percent24,83917.8
20 to 24 percent21,07815.1
25 to 29 percent15,12910.8
30 to 34 percent9,0726.5
35 percent or more23,76317.0
Not computed8390.6
Specified renter-occupied units100,183100.0
GROSS RENT
Less than $2007,2607.2
$200 to $2996,5316.5
$300 to $49912,75312.7
$500 to $74934,29334.2
$750 to $99925,31925.3
$1,000 to $1,4998,8078.8
$1,500 or more1,6521.6
No cash rent3,5683.6
Median (dollars)665(X)
GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999
Less than 15 percent17,91217.9
15 to 19 percent14,14714.1
20 to 24 percent13,05013.0
25 to 29 percent12,55112.5
30 to 34 percent7,5827.6
35 percent or more28,72328.7
Not computed6,2186.2
(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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