California Real Estate Statistics

Home and Real Estate Statistics for California

Housing Units By Status

Total Housing Units

There are 13,680,081 total housing units. This is an increase of 1,465,532 units since the year 2000 when it had 12,214,549 total homes. It's an increase of 2,497,199 units since the year 1990 when it had 11,182,882 total units. California saw an increase of 1,031,667 units between 1990 and 2000. Of California's 13,680,081 total housing units, 91.94% are occupied units, and 8.6% are vacant housing units.

Total Occupied Housing Units

There are 12,577,498 occupied housing units. This is an increase of 1,074,628 units since the year 2000 when it had 11,502,870 occupied homes. It's an increase of 2,196,292 units since the year 1990 when it had 10,381,206 occupied housing units. California saw an increase of 1,121,664 units between 1990 and 2000. Of California's 12,577,498 occupied housing units, 43.45% are occupied with a loan or mortgage home units, 44.6% are renter occupied housing units, and 12.48% are occupied clear of any loan or mortgage units.

Renter Occupied Housing Units

California has 5,542,127 renter occupied housing units. This is an increase of 585,591 units since the year 2000 when it had 4,956,536 renter occupied units. It's an increase of 934,864 units since the year 1990 when it had 4,607,263 renter occupied homes. There was an increase of 349,273 units between 1990 and 2000.

Units Occupied with a Loan or Mortgage

California has 5,465,345 occupied with a loan or mortgage housing units.

Units Occupied Clear of Any Loan or Mortgage

There are 1,570,026 occupied clear of any loan or mortgage housing units.

Total Vacant Housing Units

There are 1,102,583 vacant housing units. This is an increase of 390,904 units since the year 2000 when it had 711,679 vacant housing units. It's an increase of 300,907 units since the year 1990 when it had 801,676 vacant housing units. California saw a decrease of -89,997 units between 1990 and 2000. Of California's 1,102,583 vacant housing units, 33.98% are for rent homes, 1.85% are rented - but not occupied units, 14.4% are for sale units, 3.11% are sold - but not occupied housing units, 27.46% are for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use homes, 0.19% are for migrant workers homes, and 19.38% are listed as vacant other units.

Vacant Units Listed For Rent

California has 374,610 for rent housing units. This is an increase of 184,289 units since the year 2000 when it had 190,321 for rent homes. It's an increase of 83,600 units since the year 1990 when it had 291,010 for rent homes. California saw a decrease of -100,689 units between 1990 and 2000.

Rented, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

There are 20,347 rented - but not occupied housing units. This is a decrease of -30,499 units since the year 2000 when it had 50,846 rented - but not occupied home units.

Vacant Units Listed For Sale

There are 154,775 for sale housing units. This is an increase of 62,578 units since the year 2000 when it had 92,197 for sale housing units. It's an increase of 35,070 units since the year 1990 when it had 119,705 for sale homes. California saw a decrease of -27,508 units between 1990 and 2000.

Sold, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

There are 34,288 sold - but not occupied housing units.

Vacant Units For Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use

There are 302,815 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. This is an increase of 65,958 units since the year 2000 when it had 236,857 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use units. It's an increase of 107,430 units since the year 1990 when it had 195,385 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use units. California saw an increase of 41,472 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units for Migrant Workers

California has 2,100 for migrant workers housing units. This is a decrease of -105 units since the year 2000 when it had 2,205 for migrant workers homes. It's a decrease of -951 units since the year 1990 when it had 3,051 for migrant workers housing units. California saw a decrease of -846 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units Listed as an Other Status

There are 213,648 listed as vacant other housing units. This is an increase of 74,395 units since the year 2000 when it had 139,253 listed as vacant other housing units. It's an increase of 90,578 units since the year 1990 when it had 123,070 listed as vacant other home units. California saw an increase of 16,183 units between 1990 and 2000.