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Massachusetts housing government data

To the Massachusetts real estate market, the following data below is compiled of current and historical data from the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development. The data will cover homeownership rates, vacancies, foreclosures, mortgages, new housing construction, and manufacturing, as well as housing characteristics such as the median age, square feet, and the number of rooms for homes in Massachusetts.

Massachusetts

– Homeownership rate: 61.4%

– Homeowner vacancy rate: 0.8%

– Rental vacancy rate: 2.1%

– Occupied housing units: 2,650,680

— Owner-occupied housing units: 1,647,747, renter-occupied housing units: 1,002,933

— Year homes were built: 2014 or later (3.0%), 2010 to 2013 (1.7%), 2000 to 2009 (6.9%), 1980 to 1999 (18.4%), 1960 to 1979 (22.2%), 1940 to 1959 (16.7%), 1939 or earlier (31.1%)

— Number of bedrooms: no bedroom (2.4%), 1 bedroom (14.1%), 2 or 3 bedrooms (62.3%), 4 or more bedrooms (21.3%)

— Type of heating used: utility gas (52.3%), bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.7%), electricity (16.9%), fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (24.4%), coal or coke (0.1%), all other fuels (2.2%), no fuel used (0.5%)

– New building permits: 17,025 ($4,761,486 value)

– Manufactured homes shipped to state: 115 (average sales price: $155,100)

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