Washington Real Estate Statistics

Real Estate and Home Statistics for Washington

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Housing Units by Status

DateOccupiedVacantTotal
2010
+15.35%
+348,678
2,620,076
+47.82%
+85,924
265,601
+17.73%
+434,602
2,885,677
2000
+21.31%
+398,967
2,271,398
+12.34%
+19,730
179,677
+20.6%
+418,697
2,451,075
1990
1,872,431
159,947
2,032,378

Occupied Housing Units

As of 2010, Washington has 2,620,076 occupied housing units. This is a 15.35% (348,678) increase compared to 10 years prior (2000), and a 39.93% (747,645) increase compared to 20 years prior (1990).

Vacant Housing Units

As of 2010, Washington has 265,601 vacant housing units. This is a 47.82% (85,924) increase compared to 10 years prior (2000), and a 66.06% (105,654) increase compared to 20 years prior (1990).

Occupied Housing Unit Breakout

DateOwned with a mortgage or a loanOwned free and clearRenter occupiedTotal
2010
1,245,264
428,656
+17.62%
+141,767
946,156
+225.72%
+1,815,687
2,620,076
2000
0
0
+14.77%
+103,538
804,389
+14.77%
+103,538
804,389
1990
0
0
700,851
700,851

Owned with a Mortgage or Loan

As of 2010, Washington has 1,245,264 housing units owned with a mortgage or loan.

Owned Free and Clear

As of 2010, Washington has 428,656 housing units owned free and clear.

Renter Occupied Units

As of 2010, Washington has 946,156 renter occupied housing units. This is a 17.62% (141,767) increase compared to 10 years prior (2000), and a 35% (245,305) 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
+2347.12%
+1,194,377
1,245,264
-56.67%
-6,379
4,877
+51.96%
+14,162
41,417
-32.28%
-3,633
7,623
+48.96%
+29,552
89,907
+10.94%
+131
1,328
+68.26%
+19,610
48,337
+653.54%
+1,247,820
1,438,753
2000
+17.43%
+7,554
50,887
11,256
+76.4%
+11,804
27,255
11,256
+8.1%
+4,523
60,355
-52.31%
-1,313
1,197
-2.66%
-784
28,727
+30.21%
+44,296
190,933
1990
43,333
0
15,451
0
55,832
2,510
29,511
146,637

For Rent

As of 2010, Washington has 1,245,264 housing units for rent. This is a 2347.12% (1,194,377) increase compared to 10 years prior (2000), and a 2773.71% (1,201,931) increase compared to 20 years prior (1990).

Rented, not occupied

As of 2010, Washington has 4,877 rented, not occupied, housing units for rent. This is a -56.67% (-6,379) decrease compared to 10 years prior (2000)

For sale only

As of 2010, Washington has 41,417 for sale housing units for rent. This is a 51.96% (14,162) increase compared to 10 years prior (2000), and a 168.05% (25,966) increase compared to 20 years prior (1990).

Sold, not occupied

As of 2010, Washington has 7,623 sold, not occupied, housing units for rent. This is a -32.28% (-3,633) decrease compared to 10 years prior (2000)

For seasonal, recreational, or occasional use

As of 2010, Washington has 89,907 housing units for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use. This is a 48.96% (29,552) increase compared to 10 years prior (2000), and a 61.03% (34,075) increase compared to 20 years prior (1990).

For migrant workers

As of 2010, Washington has 1,328 housing units for migrant workers. This is a 10.94% (131) increase compared to 10 years prior (2000), and a -47.09% (-1,182) decrease compared to 20 years prior (1990).

Other

As of 2010, Washington has 48,337 other vacant housing units. This is a 68.26% (19,610) increase compared to 10 years prior (2000), and a 63.79% (18,826) increase compared to 20 years prior (1990).

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