Mesa, AZ Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 175,717 housing units in Mesa. This represents a 25.1% growth from 140,468 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 174,843 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 874 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Mesa is about 66.5%. Mesa's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 16.5%. Average household size is 2.68 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Mesa were built after 1983.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type2.70%
One Bedroom21.40%
Two Bedrooms31.60%
Three Bedrooms28.30%
Four Bedrooms13.10%
Five Bedrooms or more2.90%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.78
Median year structure was built1984
Median Value of occupied units$122,100
Median Price asked for vacant units$138,200

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.48
Median year structure was built1982
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$633

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.30%
Second Mortgage11.20%
Home Equity Loan7.50%
Simple Mortgage62%
Debt Free19.10%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs19.7%