Yarmouth Real Estate
LIVING IN YARMOUTH
Yarmouth is a medium-sized coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 23,203 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Yarmouth is the 79th largest community in Massachusetts.
Housing costs in Yarmouth are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don’t compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Massachusetts.
Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Yarmouth, accounting for 79.79% of the town’s housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Yarmouth include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 9.03%), row houses and other attached homes ( 5.92%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 5.27%).
Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Yarmouth. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 79.40% of Yarmouth’s homes, and 49.84% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.
There is a lot of housing in Yarmouth built from 1970 to 1999 so parts of town may have that “Brady Bunch” look of homes popular in the ’70s and early ’80s, although some of these houses were built up through the early ’90s as well. There is also a lot of housing in Yarmouth built between 1940-1969 ( 37.69%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from before 1939 ( 7.81%). There’s also some housing in Yarmouth built between 2000 and later ( 3.80%).