Boston City, Massachusetts Real Estate Statistics

Home and Real Estate Statistics for Boston City, Massachusetts

Housing Units By Status

Total Housing Units

Boston City has 272,481 total housing units. This is an increase of 20,546 units since the year 2000 when it had 251,935 total units. It's an increase of 21,618 units since the year 1990 when it had 250,863 total home units. Boston City saw an increase of 1,072 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 272,481 total housing units, 92.74% are occupied housing units, and 7.26% are vacant home units.

Total Occupied Housing Units

There are 252,699 occupied housing units. This is an increase of 13,171 units since the year 2000 when it had 239,528 occupied homes. It's an increase of 24,235 units since the year 1990 when it had 228,464 occupied home units. There was an increase of 11,064 units between 1990 and 2000. Of Boston City's 252,699 occupied housing units, 26.66% are occupied with a loan or mortgage housing units, 66.5% are renter occupied units, and 7.29% are occupied clear of any loan or mortgage units.

Renter Occupied Housing Units

Boston City has 166,908 renter occupied housing units. This is an increase of 4,606 units since the year 2000 when it had 162,302 renter occupied homes. It's an increase of 8,988 units since the year 1990 when it had 157,920 renter occupied units. There was an increase of 4,382 units between 1990 and 2000.

Units Occupied with a Loan or Mortgage

Boston City has 67,380 occupied with a loan or mortgage housing units.

Units Occupied Clear of Any Loan or Mortgage

There are 18,411 occupied clear of any loan or mortgage housing units.

Total Vacant Housing Units

There are 19,782 vacant housing units. This is an increase of 7,375 units since the year 2000 when it had 12,407 vacant home units. It's a decrease of -2,617 units since the year 1990 when it had 22,399 vacant housing units. Boston City saw a decrease of -9,992 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 19,782 vacant housing units, 46.35% are for rent home units, 3.18% are rented - but not occupied units, 9.62% are for sale housing units, 2.99% are sold - but not occupied homes, 15.16% are for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use homes, 0.2% are for migrant workers homes, and 22.68% are listed as vacant other housing units.

Vacant Units Listed For Rent

There are 9,169 for rent housing units. This is an increase of 4,156 units since the year 2000 when it had 5,013 for rent units. It's a decrease of -4,183 units since the year 1990 when it had 13,352 for rent units. There was a decrease of -8,339 units between 1990 and 2000.

Rented, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

There are 630 rented - but not occupied housing units. This is a decrease of -333 units since the year 2000 when it had 963 rented - but not occupied home units.

Vacant Units Listed For Sale

Boston City has 1,903 for sale housing units. This is an increase of 1,128 units since the year 2000 when it had 775 for sale units. It's a decrease of -11 units since the year 1990 when it had 1,914 for sale units. Boston City saw a decrease of -1,139 units between 1990 and 2000.

Sold, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

There are 592 sold - but not occupied housing units.

Vacant Units For Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use

There are 2,999 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. This is an increase of 1,431 units since the year 2000 when it had 1,568 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use home units. It's an increase of 2,129 units since the year 1990 when it had 870 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use homes. Boston City saw an increase of 698 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units for Migrant Workers

There are 3 for migrant workers housing units. This is a decrease of -2 units since the year 2000 when it had 5 for migrant workers units. It's a decrease of -14 units since the year 1990 when it had 17 for migrant workers homes. Boston City saw a decrease of -12 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units Listed as an Other Status

There are 4,486 listed as vacant other housing units. This is an increase of 403 units since the year 2000 when it had 4,083 listed as vacant other homes. It's an increase of 531 units since the year 1990 when it had 3,955 listed as vacant other housing units. Boston City saw an increase of 128 units between 1990 and 2000.