Fossil, OR Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 244 housing units in Fossil. This represents a 8.9% growth from 224 in 1990.

Of those housing units, none were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 244 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Fossil is about 74.5%. Fossil's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 16.4%. Average household size is 2.14 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Fossil were built after 1947.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type2.50%
One Bedroom4.10%
Two Bedrooms38.90%
Three Bedrooms37.30%
Four Bedrooms13.10%
Five Bedrooms or more4.10%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.03
Median year structure was built1949
Median Value of occupied units$60,000
Median Price asked for vacant units$60,000

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.46
Median year structure was built1939
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$325

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage10%
Home Equity Loan4.20%
Simple Mortgage39.20%
Debt Free46.70%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs16.9%