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As of 2010-2014, median price of a house in Knox County is $193,300, which is higher than the state average of $173,600 and is higher than the national average of $175,700. The Knox County median house value has grown by 72.28% since 2000. The growth rate for the price of a house in Knox County is lower than the state average rate of 75.89% and is higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. The median year that a house in Knox County was built is 1971, which is older than the median year for a house built in the state which is 1973 and is older than the median year for a house built in the USA which is 1976.

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 13,293 Owner Occupied Houses in Knox County, #5
Knox County
193,300 USD
Maine
173,600 USD
U.S.
175,700 USD
Median House Price Growth Since 2000, #8
Knox County
72.28%
Maine
75.89%
U.S.
46.91%
Ranks: $50K or Less, $50-100K, $100-150K, $150-200K, $200-300K, $300-500K, $500-1M, $1M or More

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical house value data.

Housing Occupancy

 Knox CountyMaineU.S.
Total Housing Units23,838, see rank, 100%724,685132,741,033
Occupied Housing Units17,038, 71.47%, see rank76.32%87.55%
Owner Occupied13,293, 55.76%, see rank54.52%56.34%
Renter Occupied3,745, 15.71%, see rank21.80%31.21%
Vacant Housing Units6,800, 28.53%, see rank23.68%12.45%
For Rent323, 1.35%, see rank1.71%2.34%
For Sale Only137, 0.57%, see rank1.22%1.20%
Rented or Sold, Not Occupied280, 1.17%, see rank0.50%0.92%
For Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use4,997, 20.96%, see rank16.66%3.97%
For Migrant Workers6, 0.03%, see rank0.04%0.03%
Other Vacant1,057, 4.43%, see rank3.55%4.00%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical housing occupancy data.

Year Structure Built

Median Built Year, #14
Knox CountyMaineU.S.
197119731976

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

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical year structure built data.

Mortgage Status

 Knox County%MaineU.S.
Owner-Occupied Units13,293100%395,07474,787,460
With a Mortgage8,02660.38%, see rank63.72%65.58%
Without a Mortgage5,26739.62%, see rank36.28%34.42%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical mortgage status data.

Monthly Owner Costs for Housing Units with a Mortgage


Median Owner Costs, see rank
Knox County
1,362 USD
Maine
1,348 USD
U.S.
1,522 USD

Owner Costs Distribution
Monthly Owner CostsKnox County%MaineU.S.
$299 or Less160.20%, see rank0.29%0.20%
$300 to $4992633.28%, see rank2.45%1.59%
$500 to $6994455.54%, see rank6.74%5.01%
$700 to $9991,32516.51%, see rank17.13%14.32%
$1,000 to $1,4992,70933.75%, see rank32.95%27.90%
$1,500 to $1,9991,73021.55%, see rank21.80%20.35%
$2,000 to $2,9991,11013.83%, see rank14.44%19.52%
$3,000 or More4285.33%, see rank4.21%11.12%

Owner Cost as a Percentage of the Total Income, Median Percentage, see rank
Knox County
25.70% of the Total Income
Maine
23.60% of the Total Income
U.S.
23.70% of the Total Income

Owner Cost as a Percentage of the Total Income, Distribution
 Knox County%MaineU.S.
10% or Less4165.18%, see rank5.71%5.86%
10% to 20%2,23127.80%, see rank32.42%31.95%
20% to 30%2,31328.82%, see rank28.26%27.64%
30% to 40%1,14214.23%, see rank14.00%13.74%
40% or More1,83622.88%, see rank19.26%20.29%

*Based on 2010-2014 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
Knox County
524 USD
Maine
474 USD
U.S.
457 USD

Owner Costs Distribution
Monthly Owner CostsKnox County%MaineU.S.
$199 or Less2184.14%, see rank5.95%7.76%
$200 to $2994217.99%, see rank12.01%14.70%
$300 to $4991,78233.83%, see rank36.98%34.63%
$500 to $6991,56529.71%, see rank26.02%21.16%
$700 or More1,28124.32%, see rank19.04%21.75%

Owner Cost as a Percentage of the Total Income, Median Percentage, see rank
Knox County
14.30% of the Total Income
Maine
14.00% of the Total Income
U.S.
12.30% of the Total Income

Owner Cost as a Percentage of the Total Income, Distribution
 Knox County%MaineU.S.
10% or Less1,60530.47%, see rank33.70%40.19%
10% to 20%1,90236.11%, see rank33.39%31.47%
20% to 30%62111.79%, see rank14.82%12.24%
30% to 40%3937.46%, see rank7.18%5.64%
40% or More67812.87%, see rank9.99%9.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical monthly owner costs for housing units without a mortgage data.

Units in Structure

 Knox CountyMaineU.S.
Total Housing Units23,838, 100%724,685132,741,033
1-unit, Detached18,612, 78.08%, see rank69.60%61.65%
1-unit, Attached419, 1.76%, see rank2.26%5.82%
2 Units1,044, 4.38%, see rank5.22%3.75%
3 or 4 Units865, 3.63%, see rank5.53%4.43%
5 to 9 Units539, 2.26%, see rank3.80%4.78%
10 or More Units494, 2.07%, see rank4.71%13.08%
Mobile Home, Boat, RV, Van, etc.1,865, 7.82%, see rank8.88%6.49%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical units in structure data.

Rooms

 Knox CountyMaineU.S.
Total Housing Units23,838, 100%724,685132,741,033
1 Room646, 2.71%, see rank2.56%1.95%
2 Rooms988, 4.14%, see rank3.57%2.48%
3 Rooms2,023, 8.49%, see rank9.58%9.13%
4 Rooms4,144, 17.38%, see rank17.70%16.60%
5 Rooms4,122, 17.29%, see rank20.22%20.41%
6 Rooms3,886, 16.30%, see rank17.50%18.06%
7 Rooms3,176, 13.32%, see rank11.95%12.27%
8 Rooms2,254, 9.46%, see rank7.74%8.48%
9 Rooms or More2,599, 10.90%, see rank9.17%10.60%
Median Rooms5.50, see rank5.305.50

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical rooms data.

Bedrooms

 Knox CountyMaineU.S.
Total Housing Units23,838, 100%724,685132,741,033
No Bedroom693, 2.91%, see rank2.71%2.17%
1 Bedroom2,647, 11.10%, see rank12.05%11.16%
2 Bedrooms6,640, 27.85%, see rank30.61%26.69%
3 Bedrooms9,650, 40.48%, see rank37.77%39.70%
4 Bedrooms2,998, 12.58%, see rank13.08%16.05%
5 or More Bedrooms1,210, 5.08%, see rank3.78%4.22%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical bedrooms data.

House Heating Fuel

 Knox CountyMaineU.S.
Total Housing Units17,038, 100%553,086116,211,092
Utility Gas135, 0.79%, see rank5.45%48.85%
Bottled, Tank, or LP Gas1,988, 11.67%, see rank7.75%4.86%
Electricity926, 5.43%, see rank4.79%36.68%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, etc.11,197, 65.72%, see rank66.66%5.86%
Coal or Coke6, 0.04%, see rank0.35%0.12%
Wood2,514, 14.76%, see rank13.20%2.12%
Solar Energy40, 0.23%, see rank0.08%0.05%
Other Fuel184, 1.08%, see rank1.48%0.47%
No Fuel Used48, 0.28%, see rank0.24%1.00%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical house heating fuel data.

Gross Rent

Monthly RentalKnox CountyMaineU.S.
Occupied Units Paying Rent3,417, 100%146,63439,201,928
$199 or Less42, 1.23%, see rank2.51%1.50%
$200 to $299212, 6.20%, see rank6.43%3.18%
$300 to $499299, 8.75%, see rank10.29%7.37%
$500 to $699802, 23.47%, see rank20.96%16.01%
$700 to $9991,112, 32.54%, see rank33.88%29.17%
$1,000 to $1,499862, 25.23%, see rank20.14%26.88%
$1,500 to $1,99961, 1.79%, see rank4.04%9.79%
$2,000 or More27, 0.79%, see rank1.73%6.10%
Median$754, see rank$772$920

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gross rent data.

Vehicle Available

 Knox CountyMaineU.S.
Occupied Housing Units17,038, 100%553,086116,211,092
No Vehicles Available1,016, 5.96%, see rank7.52%9.12%
1 Vehicles Available6,326, 37.13%, see rank34.08%33.80%
2 Vehicles Available6,678, 39.19%, see rank40.04%37.48%
3 or More Vehicles Available3,018, 17.71%, see rank18.37%19.61%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical vehicle available data.


 
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