Norton Shores, MI Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 9,675 housing units in Norton Shores. This represents a 11.7% growth from 8,659 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 8,927 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 748 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Norton Shores is about 89.5%. Norton Shores's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 7%. Average household size is 2.48 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Norton Shores were built after 1966.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0.60%
One Bedroom5%
Two Bedrooms28.80%
Three Bedrooms46.30%
Four Bedrooms16.40%
Five Bedrooms or more2.90%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.48
Median year structure was built1966
Median Value of occupied units$106,100
Median Price asked for vacant units$98,500

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.53
Median year structure was built1969
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$578

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.20%
Second Mortgage6.10%
Home Equity Loan10.50%
Simple Mortgage48.60%
Debt Free34.70%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs16%