Helena, MT Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 12,118 housing units in Helena. This represents a 9.6% growth from 11,053 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 12,024 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 94 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Helena is about 57%. Helena's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 4.9%. Average household size is 2.12 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Helena were built after 1964.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type4%
One Bedroom16.60%
Two Bedrooms31.60%
Three Bedrooms27.80%
Four Bedrooms15%
Five Bedrooms or more5.10%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.44
Median year structure was built1964
Median Value of occupied units$113,000
Median Price asked for vacant units$111,900

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.7
Median year structure was built1965
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$419

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.20%
Second Mortgage7.60%
Home Equity Loan7.90%
Simple Mortgage51.50%
Debt Free32.80%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs18.1%