Bar Harbor, ME Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 1,529 housing units in Bar Harbor. This represents a 0.5% decline from 1,537 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 1,429 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 100 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Bar Harbor is about 46.3%. Bar Harbor's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 20.8%. Average household size is 2.04 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Bar Harbor were built after 1947.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0.90%
One Bedroom27.30%
Two Bedrooms26.60%
Three Bedrooms26.20%
Four Bedrooms12.70%
Five Bedrooms or more6.30%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.33
Median year structure was built1941
Median Value of occupied units$141,200

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.8
Median year structure was built1962
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$509

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan1.20%
Second Mortgage9%
Home Equity Loan13.30%
Simple Mortgage33.50%
Debt Free42.90%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs18.9%