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)