Waltham, MA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 23,880 housing units in Waltham. This represents a 9.9% growth from 21,723 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 23,880 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Waltham is about 46%. Waltham's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 2.8%. Average household size is 2.29 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Waltham were built after 1953.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type3.20%
One Bedroom24.30%
Two Bedrooms30.60%
Three Bedrooms29.30%
Four Bedrooms10.10%
Five Bedrooms or more2.60%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.68
Median year structure was built1952
Median Value of occupied units$250,800
Median Price asked for vacant units$240,600

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.97
Median year structure was built1954
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$957

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.30%
Second Mortgage5.50%
Home Equity Loan11.40%
Simple Mortgage50.20%
Debt Free32.60%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs19.7%