Port Townsend, WA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 4,248 housing units in Port Townsend. This represents a 29.5% growth from 3,280 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 3,994 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 254 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Port Townsend is about 65.3%. Port Townsend's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 8%. Average household size is 2.1 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Port Townsend were built after 1972.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type3.90%
One Bedroom17.20%
Two Bedrooms27.80%
Three Bedrooms37.60%
Four Bedrooms11.10%
Five Bedrooms or more2.50%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.19
Median year structure was built1973
Median Value of occupied units$150,300
Median Price asked for vacant units$225,000

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.93
Median year structure was built1968
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$652

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage7.70%
Home Equity Loan4.50%
Simple Mortgage50%
Debt Free37.70%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs19.3%