West Virginia Real Estate Statistics

Real Estate and Home Statistics for West Virginia

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Housing Units by Status

DateOccupiedVacantTotal
2010
+3.71%
+27,350
763,831
+9.2%
+9,944
118,086
+4.42%
+37,294
881,917
2000
+6.96%
+47,924
736,481
+16.61%
+15,404
108,142
+8.11%
+63,328
844,623
1990
688,557
92,738
781,295

Occupied Housing Units

As of 2010, West Virginia has 763,831 occupied housing units. This is a 3.71% (27,350) increase compared to 10 years prior (2000), and a 10.93% (75,274) increase compared to 20 years prior (1990).

Vacant Housing Units

As of 2010, West Virginia has 118,086 vacant housing units. This is a 9.2% (9,944) increase compared to 10 years prior (2000), and a 27.33% (25,348) increase compared to 20 years prior (1990).

Occupied Housing Unit Breakout

DateOwned with a mortgage or a loanOwned free and clearRenter occupiedTotal
2010
293,522
267,491
+10.96%
+20,036
202,818
+317.89%
+581,049
763,831
2000
0
0
+2.4%
+4,283
182,782
+2.4%
+4,283
182,782
1990
0
0
178,499
178,499

Owned with a Mortgage or Loan

As of 2010, West Virginia has 293,522 housing units owned with a mortgage or loan.

Owned Free and Clear

As of 2010, West Virginia has 267,491 housing units owned free and clear.

Renter Occupied Units

As of 2010, West Virginia has 202,818 renter occupied housing units. This is a 10.96% (20,036) increase compared to 10 years prior (2000), and a 13.62% (24,319) 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
+1505.17%
+275,236
293,522
-82.83%
-6,588
1,366
-15.21%
-1,862
10,381
-42.21%
-3,357
4,597
+16.87%
+5,526
38,283
+93.44%
+57
118
+18.94%
+6,979
43,820
+237.73%
+275,991
392,087
2000
-8.67%
-1,735
18,286
7,954
+6.35%
+731
12,243
7,954
+46.22%
+10,354
32,757
-50.41%
-62
61
+18.27%
+5,691
36,841
+36.25%
+30,887
116,096
1990
20,021
0
11,512
0
22,403
123
31,150
85,209

For Rent

As of 2010, West Virginia has 293,522 housing units for rent. This is a 1505.17% (275,236) increase compared to 10 years prior (2000), and a 1366.07% (273,501) increase compared to 20 years prior (1990).

Rented, not occupied

As of 2010, West Virginia has 1,366 rented, not occupied, housing units for rent. This is a -82.83% (-6,588) decrease compared to 10 years prior (2000)

For sale only

As of 2010, West Virginia has 10,381 for sale housing units for rent. This is a -15.21% (-1,862) decrease compared to 10 years prior (2000), and a -9.82% (-1,131) decrease compared to 20 years prior (1990).

Sold, not occupied

As of 2010, West Virginia has 4,597 sold, not occupied, housing units for rent. This is a -42.21% (-3,357) decrease compared to 10 years prior (2000)

For seasonal, recreational, or occasional use

As of 2010, West Virginia has 38,283 housing units for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use. This is a 16.87% (5,526) increase compared to 10 years prior (2000), and a 70.88% (15,880) increase compared to 20 years prior (1990).

For migrant workers

As of 2010, West Virginia has 118 housing units for migrant workers. This is a 93.44% (57) increase compared to 10 years prior (2000), and a -4.07% (-5) decrease compared to 20 years prior (1990).

Other

As of 2010, West Virginia has 43,820 other vacant housing units. This is a 18.94% (6,979) increase compared to 10 years prior (2000), and a 40.67% (12,670) increase compared to 20 years prior (1990).

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