Jefferson County, Alabama Real Estate Statistics

Home and Real Estate Statistics for Jefferson County, Alabama

Housing Units By Status

Total Housing Units

There are 300,552 total housing units. This is an increase of 12,390 units since the year 2000 when it had 288,162 total units. It's an increase of 27,455 units since the year 1990 when it had 273,097 total units. Jefferson County saw an increase of 15,065 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 300,552 total housing units, 87.69% are occupied homes, and 12.31% are vacant housing units.

Total Occupied Housing Units

Jefferson County has 263,568 occupied housing units. This is an increase of 303 units since the year 2000 when it had 263,265 occupied housing units. It's an increase of 12,089 units since the year 1990 when it had 251,479 occupied homes. There was an increase of 11,786 units between 1990 and 2000. Of Jefferson County's 263,568 occupied housing units, 45.75% are occupied with a loan or mortgage housing units, 35.6% are renter occupied units, and 19.18% are occupied clear of any loan or mortgage homes.

Renter Occupied Housing Units

There are 92,410 renter occupied housing units. This is an increase of 4,166 units since the year 2000 when it had 88,244 renter occupied units. It's an increase of 5,016 units since the year 1990 when it had 87,394 renter occupied housing units. Jefferson County saw an increase of 850 units between 1990 and 2000.

Units Occupied with a Loan or Mortgage

Jefferson County has 120,593 occupied with a loan or mortgage housing units.

Units Occupied Clear of Any Loan or Mortgage

There are 50,565 occupied clear of any loan or mortgage housing units.

Total Vacant Housing Units

There are 36,984 vacant housing units. This is an increase of 12,087 units since the year 2000 when it had 24,897 vacant home units. It's an increase of 15,366 units since the year 1990 when it had 21,618 vacant home units. Jefferson County saw an increase of 3,279 units between 1990 and 2000. Of Jefferson County's 36,984 vacant housing units, 38.69% are for rent housing units, 1.55% are rented - but not occupied units, 16.37% are for sale units, 2.31% are sold - but not occupied home units, 3.62% are for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units, 0.2% are for migrant workers homes, and 37.45% are listed as vacant other housing units.

Vacant Units Listed For Rent

There are 14,308 for rent housing units. This is an increase of 4,250 units since the year 2000 when it had 10,058 for rent homes. It's an increase of 4,829 units since the year 1990 when it had 9,479 for rent homes. There was an increase of 579 units between 1990 and 2000.

Rented, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

Jefferson County has 572 rented - but not occupied housing units. This is a decrease of -1,750 units since the year 2000 when it had 2,322 rented - but not occupied homes.

Vacant Units Listed For Sale

Jefferson County has 6,054 for sale housing units. This is an increase of 2,589 units since the year 2000 when it had 3,465 for sale homes. It's an increase of 2,551 units since the year 1990 when it had 3,503 for sale homes. There was a decrease of -38 units between 1990 and 2000.

Sold, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

Jefferson County has 853 sold - but not occupied housing units.

Vacant Units For Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use

Jefferson County has 1,337 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. This is an increase of 32 units since the year 2000 when it had 1,305 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use units. It's an increase of 181 units since the year 1990 when it had 1,156 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use units. Jefferson County saw an increase of 149 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units for Migrant Workers

There are 9 for migrant workers housing units. This is an increase of 3 units since the year 2000 when it had 6 for migrant workers units. It's an increase of 7 units since the year 1990 when it had 2 for migrant workers home units. Jefferson County saw an increase of 4 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units Listed as an Other Status

There are 13,851 listed as vacant other housing units. This is an increase of 6,110 units since the year 2000 when it had 7,741 listed as vacant other homes. It's an increase of 8,963 units since the year 1990 when it had 4,888 listed as vacant other units. Jefferson County saw an increase of 2,853 units between 1990 and 2000.