Merrifield, VA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 4,537 housing units in Merrifield. This represents a 23.3% growth from 3,679 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 4,537 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Merrifield is about 50.5%. Merrifield's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 3.1%. Average household size is 2.52 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Merrifield were built after 1976.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type3.60%
One Bedroom18%
Two Bedrooms22.30%
Three Bedrooms36.50%
Four Bedrooms15.60%
Five Bedrooms or more4%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.62
Median year structure was built1978
Median Value of occupied units$193,100
Median Price asked for vacant units$197,500

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.41
Median year structure was built1974
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$1,299

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.40%
Second Mortgage14.90%
Home Equity Loan5.80%
Simple Mortgage68.60%
Debt Free10.20%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs20%