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Ellensburg, Washington
Houston, Texas
USA
HOUSING COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
The median age of a home in Houston is 2.8% older than the median age of a home in Ellensburg.
Homes are 25.4% less likely to be rented in Houston than in Ellensburg.
HOUSING
 Ellensburg, WAHouston, TXUnited States
 Median Home Age363737
 Median Home Cost$217,900$219,922$185,800
 Home Appr. Last 12 months5.49%9.68%3.74%
 Home Appr. Last 5 yrs.-1.18%29.05%16.02%
 Home Appr. Last 10 yrs.4.81%40.24%-0.68%
 Property Tax Rate$8.00$21.20$11.80
 Homes Owned27.81%38.67%56.34%
 Housing Vacant7.66%13.17%12.45%
 Homes Rented64.54%48.16%31.21%
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 AVG RENT FOR HOME OR APARTMENT
 Ellensburg, WAHouston, TXUnited States
 Studio Apartment$642$701$712
 1 Bedroom Home or Apartment$657$792$825
 2 Bedroom Home or Apartment$880$971$1,027
 3 Bedroom Home or Apartment$1,282$1,323$1,379
 4 Bedroom Home or Apartment$1,536$1,690$1,601
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 VACANT HOUSING
 Ellensburg, WAHouston, TXUnited States
 Vacant For Rent5.41%6.11%2.34%
 Vacant Rented0.56%1.05%0.46%
 Vacant For Sale0.31%0.85%1.20%
 Vacant Sold0.00%0.49%0.46%
 Vacant Vacation0.29%0.77%3.97%
 Vacant Other1.09%3.92%4.02%
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 OWNER-OCCUPIED HOUSING VALUE
 Ellensburg, WAHouston, TXUnited States
 Less Than $20,0002.20%2.70%4.57%
 $20,000 to $39,9990.00%3.42%3.37%
 $40,000 to $59,9990.28%7.36%4.19%
 $60,000 to $79,9993.04%10.30%5.74%
 $80,000 to $99,9991.03%12.13%6.79%
 $100,000 to $149,9997.43%18.78%15.19%
 $150,000 to $199,99944.27%11.28%14.69%
 $200,000 to $299,99928.66%11.18%18.15%
 $300,000 to $399,99910.85%8.36%10.43%
 $400,000 to $499,9991.22%4.39%5.70%
 $500,000 to $749,9990.00%5.64%6.39%
 $750,000 to $999,9991.03%1.92%2.41%
 $1,000,000 or more0.00%2.54%2.39%
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 HOUSING UNITS BY YEAR BUILT
 Ellensburg, WAHouston, TXUnited States
 2010 and newer0.23%2.82%2.03%
 2000 to 200916.81%14.62%14.63%
 1990 to 199915.04%10.24%14.01%
 1980 to 198912.55%14.05%13.70%
 1970 to 197918.94%22.60%15.66%
 1960 to 196915.04%10.24%14.01%
 1950 to 19598.53%11.00%10.63%
 1940 to 19495.79%4.32%5.25%
 1939 or Earlier11.51%4.75%13.09%
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