Arlington, MA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 19,411 housing units in Arlington. This represents a 0.1% decline from 19,421 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 19,411 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Arlington is about 58.9%. Arlington's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 2.1%. Average household size is 2.22 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Arlington were built after 1941.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type2.10%
One Bedroom16.60%
Two Bedrooms34%
Three Bedrooms31.10%
Four Bedrooms12.70%
Five Bedrooms or more3.60%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.51
Median year structure was built1939
Median Value of occupied units$283,800
Median Price asked for vacant units$286,700

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.8
Median year structure was built1949
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$709

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.10%
Second Mortgage3.70%
Home Equity Loan8.80%
Simple Mortgage53.90%
Debt Free33.50%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs19.5%