Iowa Real Estate Statistics

Real Estate and Home Statistics for Iowa

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Housing Units by Status

DateOccupiedVacantTotal
2010
+6.29%
+72,300
1,221,576
+37.97%
+31,606
114,841
+8.43%
+103,906
1,336,417
2000
+7.98%
+84,951
1,149,276
+4.9%
+3,891
83,235
+7.77%
+88,842
1,232,511
1990
1,064,325
79,344
1,143,669

Occupied Housing Units

As of 2010, Iowa has 1,221,576 occupied housing units. This is a 6.29% (72,300) increase compared to 10 years prior (2000), and a 14.77% (157,251) increase compared to 20 years prior (1990).

Vacant Housing Units

As of 2010, Iowa has 114,841 vacant housing units. This is a 37.97% (31,606) increase compared to 10 years prior (2000), and a 44.74% (35,497) increase compared to 20 years prior (1990).

Occupied Housing Unit Breakout

DateOwned with a mortgage or a loanOwned free and clearRenter occupiedTotal
2010
573,988
306,647
+7.26%
+23,084
340,941
+284.32%
+903,719
1,221,576
2000
0
0
-0.34%
-1,091
317,857
-0.34%
-1,091
317,857
1990
0
0
318,948
318,948

Owned with a Mortgage or Loan

As of 2010, Iowa has 573,988 housing units owned with a mortgage or loan.

Owned Free and Clear

As of 2010, Iowa has 306,647 housing units owned free and clear.

Renter Occupied Units

As of 2010, Iowa has 340,941 renter occupied housing units. This is a 7.26% (23,084) increase compared to 10 years prior (2000), and a 6.9% (21,993) 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
+2366.43%
+550,716
573,988
-75.78%
-5,641
1,803
+30.84%
+4,338
18,405
-25.38%
-1,889
5,555
+27.61%
+4,548
21,020
+12.99%
+10
87
+65.09%
+14,256
36,159
+624.55%
+566,338
657,017
2000
+6.29%
+1,377
23,272
7,444
+27%
+2,991
14,067
7,444
+12.48%
+1,828
16,472
+48.08%
+25
77
-5.84%
-1,358
21,903
+27.85%
+19,751
90,679
1990
21,895
0
11,076
0
14,644
52
23,261
70,928

For Rent

As of 2010, Iowa has 573,988 housing units for rent. This is a 2366.43% (550,716) increase compared to 10 years prior (2000), and a 2521.55% (552,093) increase compared to 20 years prior (1990).

Rented, not occupied

As of 2010, Iowa has 1,803 rented, not occupied, housing units for rent. This is a -75.78% (-5,641) decrease compared to 10 years prior (2000)

For sale only

As of 2010, Iowa has 18,405 for sale housing units for rent. This is a 30.84% (4,338) increase compared to 10 years prior (2000), and a 66.17% (7,329) increase compared to 20 years prior (1990).

Sold, not occupied

As of 2010, Iowa has 5,555 sold, not occupied, housing units for rent. This is a -25.38% (-1,889) decrease compared to 10 years prior (2000)

For seasonal, recreational, or occasional use

As of 2010, Iowa has 21,020 housing units for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use. This is a 27.61% (4,548) increase compared to 10 years prior (2000), and a 43.54% (6,376) increase compared to 20 years prior (1990).

For migrant workers

As of 2010, Iowa has 87 housing units for migrant workers. This is a 12.99% (10) increase compared to 10 years prior (2000), and a 67.31% (35) increase compared to 20 years prior (1990).

Other

As of 2010, Iowa has 36,159 other vacant housing units. This is a 65.09% (14,256) increase compared to 10 years prior (2000), and a 55.45% (12,898) increase compared to 20 years prior (1990).

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