Alabama Real Estate Statistics

Home and Real Estate Statistics for Alabama

Housing Units By Status

Total Housing Units

Alabama has 2,171,853 total housing units. This is an increase of 208,142 units since the year 2000 when it had 1,963,711 total homes. It's an increase of 501,474 units since the year 1990 when it had 1,670,379 total homes. There was an increase of 293,332 units between 1990 and 2000. Of Alabama's 2,171,853 total housing units, 86.74% are occupied housing units, and 13.26% are vacant homes.

Total Occupied Housing Units

There are 1,883,791 occupied housing units. This is an increase of 146,711 units since the year 2000 when it had 1,737,080 occupied units. It's an increase of 377,001 units since the year 1990 when it had 1,506,790 occupied units. Alabama saw an increase of 230,290 units between 1990 and 2000. Of Alabama's 1,883,791 occupied housing units, 44.17% are occupied with a loan or mortgage homes, 30.32% are renter occupied home units, and 25.51% are occupied clear of any loan or mortgage housing units.

Renter Occupied Housing Units

Alabama has 571,202 renter occupied housing units. This is an increase of 92,827 units since the year 2000 when it had 478,375 renter occupied housing units. It's an increase of 126,309 units since the year 1990 when it had 444,893 renter occupied home units. There was an increase of 33,482 units between 1990 and 2000.

Units Occupied with a Loan or Mortgage

There are 832,010 occupied with a loan or mortgage housing units.

Units Occupied Clear of Any Loan or Mortgage

Alabama has 480,579 occupied clear of any loan or mortgage housing units.

Total Vacant Housing Units

Alabama has 288,062 vacant housing units. This is an increase of 61,431 units since the year 2000 when it had 226,631 vacant home units. It's an increase of 124,473 units since the year 1990 when it had 163,589 vacant home units. There was an increase of 63,042 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 288,062 vacant housing units, 27.52% are for rent home units, 1.31% are rented - but not occupied units, 12.46% are for sale housing units, 3.2% are sold - but not occupied units, 22.18% are for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units, 0.8% are for migrant workers units, and 33.25% are listed as vacant other home units.

Vacant Units Listed For Rent

Alabama has 79,265 for rent housing units. This is an increase of 15,174 units since the year 2000 when it had 64,091 for rent units. It's an increase of 33,394 units since the year 1990 when it had 45,871 for rent home units. There was an increase of 18,220 units between 1990 and 2000.

Rented, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

Alabama has 3,761 rented - but not occupied housing units. This is a decrease of -11,799 units since the year 2000 when it had 15,560 rented - but not occupied home units.

Vacant Units Listed For Sale

Alabama has 35,903 for sale housing units. This is an increase of 10,045 units since the year 2000 when it had 25,858 for sale units. It's an increase of 16,058 units since the year 1990 when it had 19,845 for sale housing units. There was an increase of 6,013 units between 1990 and 2000.

Sold, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

Alabama has 9,227 sold - but not occupied housing units.

Vacant Units For Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use

Alabama has 63,890 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. This is an increase of 16,685 units since the year 2000 when it had 47,205 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. It's an increase of 28,281 units since the year 1990 when it had 35,609 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. There was an increase of 11,596 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units for Migrant Workers

Alabama has 238 for migrant workers housing units. This is a decrease of -131 units since the year 2000 when it had 369 for migrant workers housing units. It's a decrease of -57 units since the year 1990 when it had 295 for migrant workers home units. Alabama saw an increase of 74 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units Listed as an Other Status

Alabama has 95,778 listed as vacant other housing units. This is an increase of 22,230 units since the year 2000 when it had 73,548 listed as vacant other housing units. It's an increase of 49,867 units since the year 1990 when it had 45,911 listed as vacant other home units. Alabama saw an increase of 27,637 units between 1990 and 2000.