North Carolina Real Estate Statistics

Real Estate and Home Statistics for North Carolina

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Housing Units by Status

DateOccupiedVacantTotal
2010
+19.58%
+613,142
3,745,155
+48.59%
+190,442
582,373
+22.8%
+803,584
4,327,528
2000
+24.43%
+614,987
3,132,013
+30.14%
+90,764
391,931
+25.04%
+705,751
3,523,944
1990
2,517,026
301,167
2,818,193

Occupied Housing Units

As of 2010, North Carolina has 3,745,155 occupied housing units. This is a 19.58% (613,142) increase compared to 10 years prior (2000), and a 48.79% (1,228,129) increase compared to 20 years prior (1990).

Vacant Housing Units

As of 2010, North Carolina has 582,373 vacant housing units. This is a 48.59% (190,442) increase compared to 10 years prior (2000), and a 93.37% (281,206) increase compared to 20 years prior (1990).

Occupied Housing Unit Breakout

DateOwned with a mortgage or a loanOwned free and clearRenter occupiedTotal
2010
1,741,905
755,995
+29.97%
+287,597
1,247,255
+290.26%
+2,785,497
3,745,155
2000
0
0
+19.18%
+154,449
959,658
+19.18%
+154,449
959,658
1990
0
0
805,209
805,209

Owned with a Mortgage or Loan

As of 2010, North Carolina has 1,741,905 housing units owned with a mortgage or loan.

Owned Free and Clear

As of 2010, North Carolina has 755,995 housing units owned free and clear.

Renter Occupied Units

As of 2010, North Carolina has 1,247,255 renter occupied housing units. This is a 29.97% (287,597) increase compared to 10 years prior (2000), and a 54.9% (442,046) 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
+1775.17%
+1,649,012
1,741,905
-74.85%
-19,852
6,671
+62.91%
+27,686
71,693
-45.29%
-12,013
14,510
+41.99%
+56,638
191,508
-14.29%
-270
1,620
+52.36%
+48,036
139,784
+418.02%
+1,749,237
2,167,691
2000
+13.35%
+10,941
92,893
26,523
+37.22%
+11,937
44,007
26,523
+36.63%
+36,156
134,870
+32.26%
+461
1,890
+41.28%
+26,807
91,748
+49.93%
+139,348
418,454
1990
81,952
0
32,070
0
98,714
1,429
64,941
279,106

For Rent

As of 2010, North Carolina has 1,741,905 housing units for rent. This is a 1775.17% (1,649,012) increase compared to 10 years prior (2000), and a 2025.52% (1,659,953) increase compared to 20 years prior (1990).

Rented, not occupied

As of 2010, North Carolina has 6,671 rented, not occupied, housing units for rent. This is a -74.85% (-19,852) decrease compared to 10 years prior (2000)

For sale only

As of 2010, North Carolina has 71,693 for sale housing units for rent. This is a 62.91% (27,686) increase compared to 10 years prior (2000), and a 123.55% (39,623) increase compared to 20 years prior (1990).

Sold, not occupied

As of 2010, North Carolina has 14,510 sold, not occupied, housing units for rent. This is a -45.29% (-12,013) decrease compared to 10 years prior (2000)

For seasonal, recreational, or occasional use

As of 2010, North Carolina has 191,508 housing units for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use. This is a 41.99% (56,638) increase compared to 10 years prior (2000), and a 94% (92,794) increase compared to 20 years prior (1990).

For migrant workers

As of 2010, North Carolina has 1,620 housing units for migrant workers. This is a -14.29% (-270) decrease compared to 10 years prior (2000), and a 13.37% (191) increase compared to 20 years prior (1990).

Other

As of 2010, North Carolina has 139,784 other vacant housing units. This is a 52.36% (48,036) increase compared to 10 years prior (2000), and a 115.25% (74,843) increase compared to 20 years prior (1990).

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