South Carolina Real Estate Statistics

Real Estate and Home Statistics for South Carolina

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Housing Units by Status

DateOccupiedVacantTotal
2010
+17.43%
+267,327
1,801,181
+53.08%
+116,686
336,502
+21.9%
+384,013
2,137,683
2000
+21.92%
+275,810
1,533,854
+32.33%
+53,705
219,816
+23.14%
+329,515
1,753,670
1990
1,258,044
166,111
1,424,155

Occupied Housing Units

As of 2010, South Carolina has 1,801,181 occupied housing units. This is a 17.43% (267,327) increase compared to 10 years prior (2000), and a 43.17% (543,137) increase compared to 20 years prior (1990).

Vacant Housing Units

As of 2010, South Carolina has 336,502 vacant housing units. This is a 53.08% (116,686) increase compared to 10 years prior (2000), and a 102.58% (170,391) increase compared to 20 years prior (1990).

Occupied Housing Unit Breakout

DateOwned with a mortgage or a loanOwned free and clearRenter occupiedTotal
2010
825,417
423,388
+29.59%
+126,139
552,376
+322.58%
+1,374,944
1,801,181
2000
0
0
+12.36%
+46,897
426,237
+12.36%
+46,897
426,237
1990
0
0
379,340
379,340

Owned with a Mortgage or Loan

As of 2010, South Carolina has 825,417 housing units owned with a mortgage or loan.

Owned Free and Clear

As of 2010, South Carolina has 423,388 housing units owned free and clear.

Renter Occupied Units

As of 2010, South Carolina has 552,376 renter occupied housing units. This is a 29.59% (126,139) increase compared to 10 years prior (2000), and a 45.62% (173,036) 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
+1318.83%
+767,241
825,417
-75.16%
-11,973
3,957
+66.35%
+14,568
36,523
-46.52%
-7,411
8,519
+60.31%
+42,333
112,531
-11.9%
-50
370
+54.02%
+28,707
81,844
+353.52%
+833,415
1,069,161
2000
+18.18%
+8,951
58,176
15,930
+44.57%
+6,769
21,955
15,930
+40.84%
+20,355
70,198
+16.67%
+60
420
+40.55%
+15,331
53,137
+54.67%
+83,326
235,746
1990
49,225
0
15,186
0
49,843
360
37,806
152,420

For Rent

As of 2010, South Carolina has 825,417 housing units for rent. This is a 1318.83% (767,241) increase compared to 10 years prior (2000), and a 1576.82% (776,192) increase compared to 20 years prior (1990).

Rented, not occupied

As of 2010, South Carolina has 3,957 rented, not occupied, housing units for rent. This is a -75.16% (-11,973) decrease compared to 10 years prior (2000)

For sale only

As of 2010, South Carolina has 36,523 for sale housing units for rent. This is a 66.35% (14,568) increase compared to 10 years prior (2000), and a 140.5% (21,337) increase compared to 20 years prior (1990).

Sold, not occupied

As of 2010, South Carolina has 8,519 sold, not occupied, housing units for rent. This is a -46.52% (-7,411) decrease compared to 10 years prior (2000)

For seasonal, recreational, or occasional use

As of 2010, South Carolina has 112,531 housing units for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use. This is a 60.31% (42,333) increase compared to 10 years prior (2000), and a 125.77% (62,688) increase compared to 20 years prior (1990).

For migrant workers

As of 2010, South Carolina has 370 housing units for migrant workers. This is a -11.9% (-50) decrease compared to 10 years prior (2000), and a 2.78% (10) increase compared to 20 years prior (1990).

Other

As of 2010, South Carolina has 81,844 other vacant housing units. This is a 54.02% (28,707) increase compared to 10 years prior (2000), and a 116.48% (44,038) increase compared to 20 years prior (1990).

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