Fords, NJ Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 5,725 housing units in Fords. This represents a 1.4% growth from 5,644 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 5,725 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Fords is about 72.7%. Fords's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 1.7%. Average household size is 2.69 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Fords were built after 1957.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type2.80%
One Bedroom16.10%
Two Bedrooms21.10%
Three Bedrooms37%
Four Bedrooms18.30%
Five Bedrooms or more4.60%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.91
Median year structure was built1955
Median Value of occupied units$154,700
Median Price asked for vacant units$150,000

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.12
Median year structure was built1964
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$718

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.40%
Second Mortgage5.90%
Home Equity Loan7.60%
Simple Mortgage50.40%
Debt Free35.80%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs21.1%