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As of 2008-2012, median price of a house in Connecticut is $285,900, which is higher than the national average of $181,400. The Connecticut median house value has grown by 71.30% since 2000. The growth rate for the price of a house in Connecticut is higher than the national average rate of 51.67%. The median year that a house in Connecticut was built is 1963, which is older than the median year for a house built in the USA which is 1975.

Topics:House ValueHousing OccupancyYear Structure BuiltMortgage StatusMortgage Owner's CostsNone-Mortgage Owner's CostsUnits in StructureRoomsBedroomsHouse Heating FuelGross RentVehicle Available

House Value

Median Value of a Total of 929,560 Owner Occupied Houses in Connecticut, #8
Connecticut
285,900 USD
U.S.
181,400 USD
Median House Price Growth Since 2000, #16
Connecticut
71.30%
U.S.
51.67%
Ranks: $50K or Less, $50-100K, $100-150K, $150-200K, $200-300K, $300-500K, $500-1M, $1M or More

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical house value data.

Housing Occupancy

 Connecticut%U.S.
Total Housing Units1,487,891, see rank100%131,704,730
Occupied Housing Units1,371,08792.15%, see rank88.62%
Owner Occupied925,28662.19%, see rank57.69%
Renter Occupied445,80129.96%, see rank30.93%
Vacant Housing Units116,8047.85%, see rank11.38%
For Rent40,0042.69%, see rank3.14%
For Sale Only15,5641.05%, see rank1.44%
Rented or Sold, Not Occupied5,6890.38%, see rank0.48%
For Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use29,6181.99%, see rank3.53%
For Migrant Workers550.00%, see rank0.02%
Other Vacant25,8741.74%, see rank2.77%

*Based on 2010 data. View historical housing occupancy data.

Year Structure Built

Median Built Year, #46
ConnecticutU.S.
19631975

Ranks: 1995 or earlier, 1960-1969, 1970-1979, 1980-1989, 1990-2000, 2000-2010

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical year structure built data.

Mortgage Status

 Connecticut%U.S.
Owner-Occupied Units929,560100%75,484,661
With a Mortgage664,22371.46%, see rank67.13%
Without a Mortgage265,33728.54%, see rank32.87%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical mortgage status data.

Monthly Owner Costs for Housing Units with a Mortgage


Median Owner Costs, see rank
Connecticut
2,155 USD
U.S.
1,559 USD

Owner Costs Distribution
Monthly Owner CostsConnecticut%U.S.
$299 or Less2960.04%, see rank0.18%
$300 to $4992,1030.32%, see rank1.59%
$500 to $6995,6200.85%, see rank4.89%
$700 to $99923,8653.59%, see rank13.71%
$1,000 to $1,499100,04715.06%, see rank26.97%
$1,500 to $1,999157,73523.75%, see rank20.33%
$2,000 to $2,999227,07034.19%, see rank20.10%
$3,000 or More147,48722.20%, see rank12.24%

Owner Cost as a Percentage of the Total Income, Median Percentage, see rank
Connecticut
26.40% of the Total Income
U.S.
24.70% of the Total Income

Owner Cost as a Percentage of the Total Income, Distribution
 Connecticut%U.S.
10% or Less28,6614.31%, see rank5.04%
10% to 20%168,61125.38%, see rank29.70%
20% to 30%197,63029.75%, see rank28.18%
30% to 40%111,68016.81%, see rank14.80%
40% or More155,30323.38%, see rank21.80%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical monthly owner costs for housing units with a mortgage data.

Monthly Owner Costs for Housing Units without a Mortgage


Median Owner Costs, see rank
Connecticut
816 USD
U.S.
449 USD

Owner Costs Distribution
Monthly Owner CostsConnecticut%U.S.
$199 or Less1,5780.59%, see rank7.99%
$200 to $2993,4061.28%, see rank15.31%
$300 to $49922,7968.59%, see rank35.02%
$500 to $69961,70423.25%, see rank20.88%
$700 or More175,85366.28%, see rank20.80%

Owner Cost as a Percentage of the Total Income, Median Percentage, see rank
Connecticut
17.00% of the Total Income
U.S.
12.60% of the Total Income

Owner Cost as a Percentage of the Total Income, Distribution
 Connecticut%U.S.
10% or Less65,91624.84%, see rank39.10%
10% to 20%87,59333.01%, see rank31.88%
20% to 30%43,91016.55%, see rank12.59%
30% to 40%23,5378.87%, see rank5.84%
40% or More42,11115.87%, see rank9.41%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical monthly owner costs for housing units without a mortgage data.

Units in Structure

 Connecticut%U.S.
Total Housing Units1,485,445100%131,642,457
1-unit, Detached880,92459.30%, see rank61.70%
1-unit, Attached78,6015.29%, see rank5.79%
2 Units120,1528.09%, see rank3.80%
3 or 4 Units131,7588.87%, see rank4.44%
5 to 9 Units80,8895.45%, see rank4.78%
10 or More Units180,41612.15%, see rank12.89%
Mobile Home, Boat, RV, Van, etc.12,7050.86%, see rank6.60%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical units in structure data.

Rooms

 Connecticut%U.S.
Total Housing Units1,485,445100%131,642,457
1 Room29,2621.97%, see rank1.95%
2 Rooms35,0202.36%, see rank2.36%
3 Rooms126,5998.52%, see rank8.97%
4 Rooms222,11014.95%, see rank16.57%
5 Rooms276,86518.64%, see rank20.41%
6 Rooms266,79817.96%, see rank18.25%
7 Rooms197,40113.29%, see rank12.38%
8 Rooms147,2239.91%, see rank8.59%
9 Rooms or More184,16712.40%, see rank10.52%
Median Rooms5.70, see rank-5.50

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical rooms data.

Bedrooms

 Connecticut%U.S.
Total Housing Units1,485,445100%131,642,457
No Bedroom32,1722.17%, see rank2.16%
1 Bedroom183,21712.33%, see rank11.12%
2 Bedrooms406,11127.34%, see rank26.85%
3 Bedrooms544,89236.68%, see rank39.76%
4 Bedrooms252,50617.00%, see rank15.95%
5 or More Bedrooms66,5474.48%, see rank4.16%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical bedrooms data.

House Heating Fuel

 Connecticut%U.S.
Total Housing Units1,360,184100%115,226,802
Utility Gas431,90531.75%, see rank49.42%
Bottled, Tank, or LP Gas40,7623.00%, see rank5.03%
Electricity205,72415.12%, see rank35.51%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, etc.644,34047.37%, see rank6.46%
Coal or Coke1,2480.09%, see rank0.12%
Wood25,8181.90%, see rank2.08%
Solar Energy3710.03%, see rank0.04%
Other Fuel7,2720.53%, see rank0.43%
No Fuel Used2,7440.20%, see rank0.90%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical house heating fuel data.

Gross Rent

Monthly RentalConnecticut%U.S.
Occupied Units Paying Rent412,501100%37,562,111
$199 or Less9,4582.29%, see rank1.76%
$200 to $29914,3773.49%, see rank3.29%
$300 to $49924,2475.88%, see rank8.20%
$500 to $69933,1148.03%, see rank17.39%
$700 to $999108,91826.40%, see rank29.40%
$1,000 to $1,499148,55036.01%, see rank25.73%
$1,500 to $1,99948,88411.85%, see rank8.92%
$2,000 or More24,9536.05%, see rank5.30%
Median$1,044, see rank-$889

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical gross rent data.

Vehicle Available

 Connecticut%U.S.
Occupied Housing Units1,360,184100%115,226,802
No Vehicles Available119,9338.82%, see rank9.03%
1 Vehicles Available442,81332.56%, see rank33.67%
2 Vehicles Available522,24638.40%, see rank37.64%
3 or More Vehicles Available275,19220.23%, see rank19.66%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical vehicle available data.


 
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