Alabama Real Estate Statistics

Real Estate and Home Statistics for Alabama

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Housing Units by Status

DateOccupiedVacantTotal
2010
+8.45%
+146,711
1,883,791
+27.11%
+61,431
288,062
+10.6%
+208,142
2,171,853
2000
+15.28%
+230,290
1,737,080
+38.54%
+63,042
226,631
+17.56%
+293,332
1,963,711
1990
1,506,790
163,589
1,670,379

Occupied Housing Units

As of 2010, Alabama has 1,883,791 occupied housing units. This is a 8.45% (146,711) increase compared to 10 years prior (2000), and a 25.02% (377,001) increase compared to 20 years prior (1990).

Vacant Housing Units

As of 2010, Alabama has 288,062 vacant housing units. This is a 27.11% (61,431) increase compared to 10 years prior (2000), and a 76.09% (124,473) increase compared to 20 years prior (1990).

Occupied Housing Unit Breakout

DateOwned with a mortgage or a loanOwned free and clearRenter occupiedTotal
2010
832,010
480,579
+19.4%
+92,827
571,202
+293.79%
+1,405,416
1,883,791
2000
0
0
+7.53%
+33,482
478,375
+7.53%
+33,482
478,375
1990
0
0
444,893
444,893

Owned with a Mortgage or Loan

As of 2010, Alabama has 832,010 housing units owned with a mortgage or loan.

Owned Free and Clear

As of 2010, Alabama has 480,579 housing units owned free and clear.

Renter Occupied Units

As of 2010, Alabama has 571,202 renter occupied housing units. This is a 19.4% (92,827) increase compared to 10 years prior (2000), and a 28.39% (126,309) increase compared to 20 years prior (1990).

Vacant Housing Unit Breakout

DateFor RentRented, not occupiedFor sale onlySold, not occupiedFor seasonal, recreational, or occasional useFor migrant workersOtherTotal
2010
+1198.17%
+767,919
832,010
-75.83%
-11,799
3,761
+38.85%
+10,045
35,903
-40.7%
-6,333
9,227
+35.35%
+16,685
63,890
-35.5%
-131
238
+30.23%
+22,230
95,778
+329.75%
+798,616
1,040,807
2000
+39.72%
+18,220
64,091
15,560
+30.3%
+6,013
25,858
15,560
+32.56%
+11,596
47,205
+25.08%
+74
369
+60.2%
+27,637
73,548
+64.16%
+94,660
242,191
1990
45,871
0
19,845
0
35,609
295
45,911
147,531

For Rent

As of 2010, Alabama has 832,010 housing units for rent. This is a 1198.17% (767,919) increase compared to 10 years prior (2000), and a 1713.8% (786,139) increase compared to 20 years prior (1990).

Rented, not occupied

As of 2010, Alabama has 3,761 rented, not occupied, housing units for rent. This is a -75.83% (-11,799) decrease compared to 10 years prior (2000)

For sale only

As of 2010, Alabama has 35,903 for sale housing units for rent. This is a 38.85% (10,045) increase compared to 10 years prior (2000), and a 80.92% (16,058) increase compared to 20 years prior (1990).

Sold, not occupied

As of 2010, Alabama has 9,227 sold, not occupied, housing units for rent. This is a -40.7% (-6,333) decrease compared to 10 years prior (2000)

For seasonal, recreational, or occasional use

As of 2010, Alabama has 63,890 housing units for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use. This is a 35.35% (16,685) increase compared to 10 years prior (2000), and a 79.42% (28,281) increase compared to 20 years prior (1990).

For migrant workers

As of 2010, Alabama has 238 housing units for migrant workers. This is a -35.5% (-131) decrease compared to 10 years prior (2000), and a -19.32% (-57) decrease compared to 20 years prior (1990).

Other

As of 2010, Alabama has 95,778 other vacant housing units. This is a 30.23% (22,230) increase compared to 10 years prior (2000), and a 108.62% (49,867) increase compared to 20 years prior (1990).

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