Maine Real Estate Statistics

Real Estate and Home Statistics for Maine

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Housing Units by Status

DateOccupiedVacantTotal
2010
+7.53%
+39,019
557,219
+23.12%
+30,910
164,611
+10.73%
+69,929
721,830
2000
+11.37%
+52,888
518,200
+9.83%
+11,968
133,701
+11.05%
+64,856
651,901
1990
465,312
121,733
587,045

Occupied Housing Units

As of 2010, Maine has 557,219 occupied housing units. This is a 7.53% (39,019) increase compared to 10 years prior (2000), and a 19.75% (91,907) increase compared to 20 years prior (1990).

Vacant Housing Units

As of 2010, Maine has 164,611 vacant housing units. This is a 23.12% (30,910) increase compared to 10 years prior (2000), and a 35.22% (42,878) increase compared to 20 years prior (1990).

Occupied Housing Unit Breakout

DateOwned with a mortgage or a loanOwned free and clearRenter occupiedTotal
2010
264,218
133,199
+8.49%
+12,507
159,802
+278.3%
+409,924
557,219
2000
0
0
+7.18%
+9,871
147,295
+7.18%
+9,871
147,295
1990
0
0
137,424
137,424

Owned with a Mortgage or Loan

As of 2010, Maine has 264,218 housing units owned with a mortgage or loan.

Owned Free and Clear

As of 2010, Maine has 133,199 housing units owned free and clear.

Renter Occupied Units

As of 2010, Maine has 159,802 renter occupied housing units. This is a 8.49% (12,507) increase compared to 10 years prior (2000), and a 16.28% (22,378) 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
+2269.03%
+253,065
264,218
-71.39%
-2,548
1,021
+55.4%
+3,462
9,711
-41.47%
-1,480
2,089
+16.6%
+16,840
118,310
+128.57%
+90
160
+57.12%
+6,392
17,582
+200.93%
+275,821
413,091
2000
-11.64%
-1,469
11,153
3,569
+5.72%
+338
6,249
3,569
+15.26%
+13,431
101,470
-58.08%
-97
70
-2.1%
-240
11,190
+16.16%
+19,101
137,270
1990
12,622
0
5,911
0
88,039
167
11,430
118,169

For Rent

As of 2010, Maine has 264,218 housing units for rent. This is a 2269.03% (253,065) increase compared to 10 years prior (2000), and a 1993.31% (251,596) increase compared to 20 years prior (1990).

Rented, not occupied

As of 2010, Maine has 1,021 rented, not occupied, housing units for rent. This is a -71.39% (-2,548) decrease compared to 10 years prior (2000)

For sale only

As of 2010, Maine has 9,711 for sale housing units for rent. This is a 55.4% (3,462) increase compared to 10 years prior (2000), and a 64.29% (3,800) increase compared to 20 years prior (1990).

Sold, not occupied

As of 2010, Maine has 2,089 sold, not occupied, housing units for rent. This is a -41.47% (-1,480) decrease compared to 10 years prior (2000)

For seasonal, recreational, or occasional use

As of 2010, Maine has 118,310 housing units for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use. This is a 16.6% (16,840) increase compared to 10 years prior (2000), and a 34.38% (30,271) increase compared to 20 years prior (1990).

For migrant workers

As of 2010, Maine has 160 housing units for migrant workers. This is a 128.57% (90) increase compared to 10 years prior (2000), and a -4.19% (-7) decrease compared to 20 years prior (1990).

Other

As of 2010, Maine has 17,582 other vacant housing units. This is a 57.12% (6,392) increase compared to 10 years prior (2000), and a 53.82% (6,152) increase compared to 20 years prior (1990).

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