Martins Ferry, OH Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 3,664 housing units in Martins Ferry. This represents a 2.6% decline from 3,763 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 3,664 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Martins Ferry is about 62%. Martins Ferry's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 13.2%. Average household size is 2.22 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Martins Ferry were built after 1943.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1.40%
One Bedroom14.70%
Two Bedrooms36.60%
Three Bedrooms38.90%
Four Bedrooms6.90%
Five Bedrooms or more1.60%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.31
Median year structure was built1939
Median Value of occupied units$52,800
Median Price asked for vacant units$35,600

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.08
Median year structure was built1951
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$323

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage7%
Home Equity Loan4.60%
Simple Mortgage36%
Debt Free52.40%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs14.6%