Housing

    Newton MA
    Housing Units
    Total housing units
    31,975 2,800,305
      Occupied housing units
    95.2% 90.1%
      Vacant housing units
    4.8% 9.9%
    Housing Tenure
    Occupied housing units
    30,443 2,521,984
      Owner-occupied
    69.6% 63.3%
      Renter-occupied
    30.4% 36.7%
    Units in Structure
    Total
    31,975 2,800,305
      1-unit, detached
    52.9% 52.2%
      1-unit, attached
    6.5% 5.0%
      2 units
    18.5% 10.5%
      3 or 4 units
    5.1% 11.0%
      5 to 9 units
    2.7% 6.2%
      10 to 19 units
    2.8% 4.4%
      20 or more units
    11.5% 10.0%
      Mobile home
    0.00% 0.8%
      Boat, RV, van, etc.
    0.00% 0.0%
    Median Value
      2010 Median Value - Owner-occupied 
    $688,700 $342,000

    Source: American Community Survey, 3-Year Estimates (2008-2010)

    Newton 2011 Residential Building Permits

    Buildings Units Construction Cost
    Single Family
    74 74 $33,475,631
    Two Family
    0 0 $0
    Three - Four Family
    0 0 $0
    Five or More Family
    0 0 $0
    Total
    74 56 $33,475,631

    Source: U.S. Census Bureau


    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Building Permits Survey (2011)