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Boston Home & Property Tax Statistics

Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Boston Home Values
Median Home Value$455,100
Median Rental Cost (per month)$1,445
Boston Property Tax Payments (Annual)
Median Property Taxes$3,271
Median Property Taxes (Mortgage)$3,153
Median Property Taxes (No Mortgage)$3,658
Boston Property Tax Collections (Total)
Property Taxes$397,852,600
Property Taxes (Mortgage)$282,843,100
Property Taxes (No Mortgage)$115,009,500
Boston Housing Characteristics
Total Housing Units285,660
Occupied Housing Units263,229 (92.1%)
Vacant Housing Units22,431 (7.9%)
Owner Occupied Housing Units93,046 (35.3%)
Renter Occupied Housing Units170,183 (64.7%)
Housing Units (Mortgage)74.3%
Housing Units (No Mortgage)25.7%
Boston Mortgage Characteristics
Mortgage, Contract to Purchase, or Similar Debt69,155
Second Mortage or HELOC11,345
Second Mortgage (No HELOC)2,864
HELOC (No Second Mortgage)8,481
Second Mortgage & HELOC666
No Mortgage23,891
Boston Occupied Residential Buildings
Single-Family Detached Homes33,833 (12.9%)
Single-Family Attached Homes17,461 (6.6%)
2 Apartments35,342 (13.4%)
3 or 4 Apartments63,866 (24.3%)
5 to 9 Apartments29,719 (11.3%)
10 or More Apartments82,581 (31.4%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing427 (0.2%)
Boston Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
2014 or Later2,353 (0.9%)
2010 to 20134,724 (1.8%)
2000 to 200916,989 (6.5%)
1980 to 199926,671 (10.1%)
1960 to 197942,679 (16.2%)
1940 to 195935,570 (13.5%)
1939 or Earlier134,243 (51.0%)
Boston Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
1 Room14,806 (5.6%)
2 or 3 Rooms67,739 (25.7%)
4 or 5 Rooms111,829 (42.5%)
6 or 7 Rooms49,998 (19.0%)
8 or More Rooms18,857 (7.2%)
Boston Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
No Bedroom17,017 (6.5%)
1 Bedroom65,401 (24.8%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms152,561 (58.0%)
4 or More Bedrooms28,250 (10.7%)
Boston Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
With Complete Plumbing Facilities262,256 (99.6%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities261,371 (99.3%)