Ellicott City, MD Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 20,770 housing units in Ellicott City. This represents a 30.5% growth from 15,914 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 20,641 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 129 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Ellicott City is about 74.7%. Ellicott City's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 2.6%. Average household size is 2.76 people.

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


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0.60%
One Bedroom11.20%
Two Bedrooms16.40%
Three Bedrooms26.90%
Four Bedrooms35.30%
Five Bedrooms or more9.60%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.99
Median year structure was built1985
Median Value of occupied units$241,800
Median Price asked for vacant units$197,500

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.06
Median year structure was built1979
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$820

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan1%
Second Mortgage11.80%
Home Equity Loan12.90%
Simple Mortgage55.40%
Debt Free18.90%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs19.7%