Mobile County, Alabama Real Estate Statistics

Home and Real Estate Statistics for Mobile County, Alabama

Housing Units By Status

Total Housing Units

There are 178,196 total housing units. This is an increase of 13,095 units since the year 2000 when it had 165,101 total units. It's an increase of 26,976 units since the year 1990 when it had 151,220 total homes. Mobile County saw an increase of 13,881 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 178,196 total housing units, 88.91% are occupied housing units, and 11.9% are vacant units.

Total Occupied Housing Units

Mobile County has 158,435 occupied housing units. This is an increase of 8,256 units since the year 2000 when it had 150,179 occupied homes. It's an increase of 21,536 units since the year 1990 when it had 136,899 occupied housing units. Mobile County saw an increase of 13,280 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 158,435 occupied housing units, 44.81% are occupied with a loan or mortgage home units, 33.5% are renter occupied home units, and 22.15% are occupied clear of any loan or mortgage units.

Renter Occupied Housing Units

Mobile County has 52,356 renter occupied housing units. This is an increase of 5,568 units since the year 2000 when it had 46,788 renter occupied units. It's an increase of 6,970 units since the year 1990 when it had 45,386 renter occupied home units. There was an increase of 1,402 units between 1990 and 2000.

Units Occupied with a Loan or Mortgage

Mobile County has 70,993 occupied with a loan or mortgage housing units.

Units Occupied Clear of Any Loan or Mortgage

There are 35,086 occupied clear of any loan or mortgage housing units.

Total Vacant Housing Units

There are 19,761 vacant housing units. This is an increase of 4,839 units since the year 2000 when it had 14,922 vacant housing units. It's an increase of 5,440 units since the year 1990 when it had 14,321 vacant homes. Mobile County saw an increase of 601 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 19,761 vacant housing units, 34.7% are for rent homes, 1.62% are rented - but not occupied homes, 14.85% are for sale home units, 3.76% are sold - but not occupied homes, 9.56% are for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use homes, 0.9% are for migrant workers units, and 36.4% are listed as vacant other homes.

Vacant Units Listed For Rent

Mobile County has 6,733 for rent housing units. This is an increase of 1,417 units since the year 2000 when it had 5,316 for rent homes. It's an increase of 1,616 units since the year 1990 when it had 5,117 for rent housing units. There was an increase of 199 units between 1990 and 2000.

Rented, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

Mobile County has 321 rented - but not occupied housing units. This is a decrease of -1,031 units since the year 2000 when it had 1,352 rented - but not occupied homes.

Vacant Units Listed For Sale

Mobile County has 2,934 for sale housing units. This is an increase of 1,244 units since the year 2000 when it had 1,690 for sale home units. It's an increase of 786 units since the year 1990 when it had 2,148 for sale homes. Mobile County saw a decrease of -458 units between 1990 and 2000.

Sold, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

Mobile County has 744 sold - but not occupied housing units.

Vacant Units For Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use

There are 1,889 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. This is an increase of 132 units since the year 2000 when it had 1,757 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. It's an increase of 806 units since the year 1990 when it had 1,083 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. There was an increase of 674 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units for Migrant Workers

There are 18 for migrant workers housing units. This is a decrease of -1 units since the year 2000 when it had 19 for migrant workers home units. It's a decrease of -7 units since the year 1990 when it had 25 for migrant workers housing units. Mobile County saw a decrease of -6 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units Listed as an Other Status

There are 7,122 listed as vacant other housing units. This is an increase of 2,334 units since the year 2000 when it had 4,788 listed as vacant other housing units. It's an increase of 3,088 units since the year 1990 when it had 4,034 listed as vacant other housing units. There was an increase of 754 units between 1990 and 2000.