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As of 2010-2014, median price of a house in Washington is $257,200, which is higher than the national average of $175,700. The Washington median house value has grown by 52.82% since 2000. The growth rate for the price of a house in Washington is higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. The median year that a house in Washington was built is 1980, which is newer 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 1,658,540 Owner Occupied Houses in Washington, #9
Washington
257,200 USD
U.S.
175,700 USD
Median House Price Growth Since 2000, #27
Washington
52.82%
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

 Washington%U.S.
Total Housing Units2,921,364, see rank100%132,741,033
Occupied Housing Units2,645,39690.55%, see rank87.55%
Owner Occupied1,658,54056.77%, see rank56.34%
Renter Occupied986,85633.78%, see rank31.21%
Vacant Housing Units275,9689.45%, see rank12.45%
For Rent52,6641.80%, see rank2.34%
For Sale Only31,9201.09%, see rank1.20%
Rented or Sold, Not Occupied21,5400.74%, see rank0.92%
For Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use93,1343.19%, see rank3.97%
For Migrant Workers9390.03%, see rank0.03%
Other Vacant75,7712.59%, see rank4.00%

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

Year Structure Built

Median Built Year, #18
WashingtonU.S.
19801976

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

 Washington%U.S.
Owner-Occupied Units1,658,540100%74,787,460
With a Mortgage1,172,99270.72%, see rank65.58%
Without a Mortgage485,54829.28%, see rank34.42%

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

Monthly Owner Costs for Housing Units with a Mortgage


Median Owner Costs, see rank
Washington
1,764 USD
U.S.
1,522 USD

Owner Costs Distribution
Monthly Owner CostsWashington%U.S.
$299 or Less2,6770.23%, see rank0.20%
$300 to $49911,5820.99%, see rank1.59%
$500 to $69930,5912.61%, see rank5.01%
$700 to $99996,2038.20%, see rank14.32%
$1,000 to $1,499282,92424.12%, see rank27.90%
$1,500 to $1,999295,36125.18%, see rank20.35%
$2,000 to $2,999316,61226.99%, see rank19.52%
$3,000 or More137,04211.68%, see rank11.12%

Owner Cost as a Percentage of the Total Income, Median Percentage, see rank
Washington
24.90% of the Total Income
U.S.
23.70% of the Total Income

Owner Cost as a Percentage of the Total Income, Distribution
 Washington%U.S.
10% or Less56,1744.79%, see rank5.86%
10% to 20%332,40028.34%, see rank31.95%
20% to 30%352,34430.04%, see rank27.64%
30% to 40%185,55315.82%, see rank13.74%
40% or More241,03320.55%, see rank20.29%

*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
Washington
509 USD
U.S.
457 USD

Owner Costs Distribution
Monthly Owner CostsWashington%U.S.
$199 or Less30,8996.36%, see rank7.76%
$200 to $29949,03310.10%, see rank14.70%
$300 to $499156,61332.25%, see rank34.63%
$500 to $699132,37227.26%, see rank21.16%
$700 or More116,63124.02%, see rank21.75%

Owner Cost as a Percentage of the Total Income, Median Percentage, see rank
Washington
12.00% of the Total Income
U.S.
12.30% of the Total Income

Owner Cost as a Percentage of the Total Income, Distribution
 Washington%U.S.
10% or Less200,92341.38%, see rank40.19%
10% to 20%158,07232.56%, see rank31.47%
20% to 30%56,23911.58%, see rank12.24%
30% to 40%24,6525.08%, see rank5.64%
40% or More40,4118.32%, see rank9.16%

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

Units in Structure

 Washington%U.S.
Total Housing Units2,921,364100%132,741,033
1-unit, Detached1,853,44663.44%, see rank61.65%
1-unit, Attached106,1023.63%, see rank5.82%
2 Units76,8972.63%, see rank3.75%
3 or 4 Units109,8033.76%, see rank4.43%
5 to 9 Units139,1154.76%, see rank4.78%
10 or More Units425,06614.55%, see rank13.08%
Mobile Home, Boat, RV, Van, etc.210,9357.22%, see rank6.49%

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

Rooms

 Washington%U.S.
Total Housing Units2,921,364100%132,741,033
1 Room68,0322.33%, see rank1.95%
2 Rooms109,3203.74%, see rank2.48%
3 Rooms275,0429.41%, see rank9.13%
4 Rooms474,38716.24%, see rank16.60%
5 Rooms526,24018.01%, see rank20.41%
6 Rooms481,44916.48%, see rank18.06%
7 Rooms361,37612.37%, see rank12.27%
8 Rooms263,1409.01%, see rank8.48%
9 Rooms or More362,37812.40%, see rank10.60%
Median Rooms5.50, see rank-5.50

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

Bedrooms

 Washington%U.S.
Total Housing Units2,921,364100%132,741,033
No Bedroom78,1622.68%, see rank2.17%
1 Bedroom349,86011.98%, see rank11.16%
2 Bedrooms768,68026.31%, see rank26.69%
3 Bedrooms1,105,73337.85%, see rank39.70%
4 Bedrooms484,45716.58%, see rank16.05%
5 or More Bedrooms134,4724.60%, see rank4.22%

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

House Heating Fuel

 Washington%U.S.
Total Housing Units2,645,396100%116,211,092
Utility Gas928,06735.08%, see rank48.85%
Bottled, Tank, or LP Gas81,3563.08%, see rank4.86%
Electricity1,426,57953.93%, see rank36.68%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, etc.66,2182.50%, see rank5.86%
Coal or Coke3010.01%, see rank0.12%
Wood116,0054.39%, see rank2.12%
Solar Energy7600.03%, see rank0.05%
Other Fuel16,6240.63%, see rank0.47%
No Fuel Used9,4860.36%, see rank1.00%

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

Gross Rent

Monthly RentalWashington%U.S.
Occupied Units Paying Rent947,896100%39,201,928
$199 or Less13,1501.39%, see rank1.50%
$200 to $29923,6042.49%, see rank3.18%
$300 to $49946,4994.91%, see rank7.37%
$500 to $699111,42011.75%, see rank16.01%
$700 to $999284,25429.99%, see rank29.17%
$1,000 to $1,499297,95831.43%, see rank26.88%
$1,500 to $1,999115,01112.13%, see rank9.79%
$2,000 or More56,0005.91%, see rank6.10%
Median$995, see rank-$920

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

Vehicle Available

 Washington%U.S.
Occupied Housing Units2,645,396100%116,211,092
No Vehicles Available184,4596.97%, see rank9.12%
1 Vehicles Available819,32230.97%, see rank33.80%
2 Vehicles Available1,006,57638.05%, see rank37.48%
3 or More Vehicles Available635,03924.01%, see rank19.61%

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


 
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