Somerset County Housing Cost Statistics
Median monthly housing costs is defined by the Census Bureau as including both gross rent and homeowner costs. Housing data is reported by the American Community Survey (ACS), conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Unlike the Census—which is an exact count of people and households every ten years—ACS statistics are estimated based on a representative survey sample. This report uses 5-year estimates, which are available for all locations in the United States.
How have housing costs changed in Somerset County, Maryland?
How do housing costs vary within Somerset County, Maryland?
Note: Hover over a census tract to see its median income. Use the time-slider to view data for different time periods.
How does the rent vary in Somerset County, Maryland?
Gross rent includes both the contract rent and any additional utility and fuel costs. Housing units surveyed as "no rent paid" are excluded from the median calculation.
How do homeowner costs vary in Somerset County, Maryland?
The bulk of homeowner costs are mortgages. Other homeowner costs include property taxes, insurance, fuel and utilities, and such additional costs as condominium or mobile home fees.