Sawmills, NC Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 1,998 housing units in Sawmills. This represents a 25% growth from 1,598 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 1,901 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 97 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Sawmills is about 69.2%. Sawmills's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 4.7%. Average household size is 2.55 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Sawmills were built after 1978.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0.80%
One Bedroom2.20%
Two Bedrooms37%
Three Bedrooms51%
Four Bedrooms6.70%
Five Bedrooms or more2.50%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.54
Median year structure was built1979
Median Value of occupied units$96,500
Median Price asked for vacant units$37,500

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.57
Median year structure was built1978
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$317

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage8%
Home Equity Loan9%
Simple Mortgage45.70%
Debt Free37.30%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs17.6%