Middlesex County, Massachusetts Real Estate Statistics

Home and Real Estate Statistics for Middlesex County, Massachusetts

Housing Units By Status

Total Housing Units

There are 612,004 total housing units. This is an increase of 35,323 units since the year 2000 when it had 576,681 total housing units. It's an increase of 68,208 units since the year 1990 when it had 543,796 total homes. There was an increase of 32,885 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 612,004 total housing units, 94.88% are occupied units, and 5.12% are vacant home units.

Total Occupied Housing Units

Middlesex County has 580,688 occupied housing units. This is an increase of 19,468 units since the year 2000 when it had 561,220 occupied homes. It's an increase of 61,161 units since the year 1990 when it had 519,527 occupied units. Middlesex County saw an increase of 41,693 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 580,688 occupied housing units, 46.18% are occupied with a loan or mortgage homes, 37.82% are renter occupied homes, and 16.1% are occupied clear of any loan or mortgage units.

Renter Occupied Housing Units

Middlesex County has 219,599 renter occupied housing units. This is an increase of 4,908 units since the year 2000 when it had 214,691 renter occupied units. It's an increase of 9,872 units since the year 1990 when it had 209,727 renter occupied housing units. Middlesex County saw an increase of 4,964 units between 1990 and 2000.

Units Occupied with a Loan or Mortgage

There are 268,147 occupied with a loan or mortgage housing units.

Units Occupied Clear of Any Loan or Mortgage

Middlesex County has 92,942 occupied clear of any loan or mortgage housing units.

Total Vacant Housing Units

Middlesex County has 31,316 vacant housing units. This is an increase of 15,855 units since the year 2000 when it had 15,461 vacant units. It's an increase of 7,047 units since the year 1990 when it had 24,269 vacant units. There was a decrease of -8,808 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 31,316 vacant housing units, 42.64% are for rent homes, 2.67% are rented - but not occupied units, 15.34% are for sale units, 4.1% are sold - but not occupied housing units, 11.26% are for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use homes, 0.5% are for migrant workers home units, and 24.3% are listed as vacant other units.

Vacant Units Listed For Rent

There are 13,353 for rent housing units. This is an increase of 8,297 units since the year 2000 when it had 5,056 for rent housing units. It's an increase of 1,405 units since the year 1990 when it had 11,948 for rent units. Middlesex County saw a decrease of -6,892 units between 1990 and 2000.

Rented, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

Middlesex County has 835 rented - but not occupied housing units. This is a decrease of -743 units since the year 2000 when it had 1,578 rented - but not occupied units.

Vacant Units Listed For Sale

There are 4,803 for sale housing units. This is an increase of 3,164 units since the year 2000 when it had 1,639 for sale housing units. It's an increase of 948 units since the year 1990 when it had 3,855 for sale housing units. There was a decrease of -2,216 units between 1990 and 2000.

Sold, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

There are 1,257 sold - but not occupied housing units.

Vacant Units For Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use

Middlesex County has 3,525 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. This is an increase of 702 units since the year 2000 when it had 2,823 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use homes. It's an increase of 1,873 units since the year 1990 when it had 1,652 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use units. There was an increase of 1,171 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units for Migrant Workers

Middlesex County has 17 for migrant workers housing units. This is a decrease of -63 units since the year 2000 when it had 80 for migrant workers housing units. It's an increase of 2 units since the year 1990 when it had 15 for migrant workers housing units. Middlesex County saw an increase of 65 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units Listed as an Other Status

There are 7,526 listed as vacant other housing units. This is an increase of 3,241 units since the year 2000 when it had 4,285 listed as vacant other home units. It's an increase of 3,088 units since the year 1990 when it had 4,438 listed as vacant other units. There was a decrease of -153 units between 1990 and 2000.