Merced County, California Real Estate Statistics

Home and Real Estate Statistics for Merced County, California

Housing Units By Status

Total Housing Units

There are 83,698 total housing units. This is an increase of 15,325 units since the year 2000 when it had 68,373 total housing units. It's an increase of 25,288 units since the year 1990 when it had 58,410 total units. Merced County saw an increase of 9,963 units between 1990 and 2000. Of Merced County's 83,698 total housing units, 90.37% are occupied units, and 9.63% are vacant units.

Total Occupied Housing Units

There are 75,642 occupied housing units. This is an increase of 11,827 units since the year 2000 when it had 63,815 occupied units. It's an increase of 20,311 units since the year 1990 when it had 55,331 occupied housing units. Merced County saw an increase of 8,484 units between 1990 and 2000. Of Merced County's 75,642 occupied housing units, 40.81% are occupied with a loan or mortgage home units, 45.54% are renter occupied home units, and 13.65% are occupied clear of any loan or mortgage homes.

Renter Occupied Housing Units

There are 34,446 renter occupied housing units. This is an increase of 8,114 units since the year 2000 when it had 26,332 renter occupied units. It's an increase of 9,197 units since the year 1990 when it had 25,249 renter occupied home units. There was an increase of 1,083 units between 1990 and 2000.

Units Occupied with a Loan or Mortgage

Merced County has 30,870 occupied with a loan or mortgage housing units.

Units Occupied Clear of Any Loan or Mortgage

There are 10,326 occupied clear of any loan or mortgage housing units.

Total Vacant Housing Units

Merced County has 8,056 vacant housing units. This is an increase of 3,498 units since the year 2000 when it had 4,558 vacant homes. It's an increase of 4,977 units since the year 1990 when it had 3,079 vacant units. Merced County saw an increase of 1,479 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 8,056 vacant housing units, 38.5% are for rent units, 1.96% are rented - but not occupied home units, 16.98% are for sale home units, 3.69% are sold - but not occupied home units, 7.6% are for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use home units, 1.82% are for migrant workers home units, and 29.9% are listed as vacant other units.

Vacant Units Listed For Rent

There are 3,065 for rent housing units. This is an increase of 1,903 units since the year 2000 when it had 1,162 for rent home units. It's an increase of 2,203 units since the year 1990 when it had 862 for rent units. There was an increase of 300 units between 1990 and 2000.

Rented, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

There are 158 rented - but not occupied housing units. This is a decrease of -88 units since the year 2000 when it had 246 rented - but not occupied units.

Vacant Units Listed For Sale

Merced County has 1,368 for sale housing units. This is an increase of 836 units since the year 2000 when it had 532 for sale home units. It's an increase of 1,049 units since the year 1990 when it had 319 for sale units. There was an increase of 213 units between 1990 and 2000.

Sold, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

Merced County has 297 sold - but not occupied housing units.

Vacant Units For Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use

There are 612 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. This is a decrease of -210 units since the year 2000 when it had 822 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use units. It's an increase of 69 units since the year 1990 when it had 543 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. Merced County saw an increase of 279 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units for Migrant Workers

There are 147 for migrant workers housing units. This is an increase of 5 units since the year 2000 when it had 142 for migrant workers units. It's a decrease of -148 units since the year 1990 when it had 295 for migrant workers homes. Merced County saw a decrease of -153 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units Listed as an Other Status

Merced County has 2,409 listed as vacant other housing units. This is an increase of 755 units since the year 2000 when it had 1,654 listed as vacant other housing units. It's an increase of 1,793 units since the year 1990 when it had 616 listed as vacant other home units. Merced County saw an increase of 1,038 units between 1990 and 2000.