Kentucky Real Estate Statistics

Real Estate and Home Statistics for Kentucky

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Housing Units by Status

DateOccupiedVacantTotal
2010
+8.13%
+129,318
1,719,965
+29.27%
+46,919
207,199
+10.07%
+176,237
1,927,164
2000
+15.28%
+210,865
1,590,647
+26.14%
+33,217
160,280
+16.2%
+244,082
1,750,927
1990
1,379,782
127,063
1,506,845

Occupied Housing Units

As of 2010, Kentucky has 1,719,965 occupied housing units. This is a 8.13% (129,318) increase compared to 10 years prior (2000), and a 24.65% (340,183) increase compared to 20 years prior (1990).

Vacant Housing Units

As of 2010, Kentucky has 207,199 vacant housing units. This is a 29.27% (46,919) increase compared to 10 years prior (2000), and a 63.07% (80,136) increase compared to 20 years prior (1990).

Occupied Housing Unit Breakout

DateOwned with a mortgage or a loanOwned free and clearRenter occupiedTotal
2010
757,084
424,187
+15.79%
+73,444
538,694
+269.69%
+1,254,715
1,719,965
2000
0
0
+10.96%
+45,937
465,250
+10.96%
+45,937
465,250
1990
0
0
419,313
419,313

Owned with a Mortgage or Loan

As of 2010, Kentucky has 757,084 housing units owned with a mortgage or loan.

Owned Free and Clear

As of 2010, Kentucky has 424,187 housing units owned free and clear.

Renter Occupied Units

As of 2010, Kentucky has 538,694 renter occupied housing units. This is a 15.79% (73,444) increase compared to 10 years prior (2000), and a 28.47% (119,381) 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
+1610.23%
+712,816
757,084
-77.21%
-10,362
3,059
+31.51%
+6,538
27,286
-35.27%
-4,734
8,687
+26.94%
+8,196
38,616
-12.31%
-88
627
+41.92%
+21,256
71,964
+422.35%
+733,622
907,323
2000
+18.4%
+6,878
44,268
13,421
+30.24%
+4,817
20,748
13,421
+45.12%
+9,458
30,420
+262.94%
+518
715
+25.97%
+10,453
50,708
+51.39%
+58,966
173,701
1990
37,390
0
15,931
0
20,962
197
40,255
114,735

For Rent

As of 2010, Kentucky has 757,084 housing units for rent. This is a 1610.23% (712,816) increase compared to 10 years prior (2000), and a 1924.83% (719,694) increase compared to 20 years prior (1990).

Rented, not occupied

As of 2010, Kentucky has 3,059 rented, not occupied, housing units for rent. This is a -77.21% (-10,362) decrease compared to 10 years prior (2000)

For sale only

As of 2010, Kentucky has 27,286 for sale housing units for rent. This is a 31.51% (6,538) increase compared to 10 years prior (2000), and a 71.28% (11,355) increase compared to 20 years prior (1990).

Sold, not occupied

As of 2010, Kentucky has 8,687 sold, not occupied, housing units for rent. This is a -35.27% (-4,734) decrease compared to 10 years prior (2000)

For seasonal, recreational, or occasional use

As of 2010, Kentucky has 38,616 housing units for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use. This is a 26.94% (8,196) increase compared to 10 years prior (2000), and a 84.22% (17,654) increase compared to 20 years prior (1990).

For migrant workers

As of 2010, Kentucky has 627 housing units for migrant workers. This is a -12.31% (-88) decrease compared to 10 years prior (2000), and a 218.27% (430) increase compared to 20 years prior (1990).

Other

As of 2010, Kentucky has 71,964 other vacant housing units. This is a 41.92% (21,256) increase compared to 10 years prior (2000), and a 78.77% (31,709) increase compared to 20 years prior (1990).

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