Birch Bay, WA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 5,094 housing units in Birch Bay. This represents a 90% growth from 2,681 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 4,358 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 736 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Birch Bay is about 77%. Birch Bay's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 57.8%. Average household size is 2.31 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Birch Bay were built after 1983.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type4.80%
One Bedroom30.50%
Two Bedrooms34.80%
Three Bedrooms24.60%
Four Bedrooms4.10%
Five Bedrooms or more1.20%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.36
Median year structure was built1986
Median Value of occupied units$143,600
Median Price asked for vacant units$128,800

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.15
Median year structure was built1977
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$664

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage16.30%
Home Equity Loan5.20%
Simple Mortgage49.60%
Debt Free28.90%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs23.4%