San Mateo County, California Real Estate Statistics

Home and Real Estate Statistics for San Mateo County, California

Housing Units By Status

Total Housing Units

There are 271,031 total housing units. This is an increase of 10,455 units since the year 2000 when it had 260,576 total units. It's an increase of 19,249 units since the year 1990 when it had 251,782 total housing units. There was an increase of 8,794 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 271,031 total housing units, 95.13% are occupied housing units, and 4.87% are vacant home units.

Total Occupied Housing Units

There are 257,837 occupied housing units. This is an increase of 3,734 units since the year 2000 when it had 254,103 occupied units. It's an increase of 15,923 units since the year 1990 when it had 241,914 occupied home units. San Mateo County saw an increase of 12,189 units between 1990 and 2000. Of San Mateo County's 257,837 occupied housing units, 45.37% are occupied with a loan or mortgage home units, 40.62% are renter occupied home units, and 14.1% are occupied clear of any loan or mortgage housing units.

Renter Occupied Housing Units

San Mateo County has 104,727 renter occupied housing units. This is an increase of 6,757 units since the year 2000 when it had 97,970 renter occupied home units. It's an increase of 8,365 units since the year 1990 when it had 96,362 renter occupied homes. San Mateo County saw an increase of 1,608 units between 1990 and 2000.

Units Occupied with a Loan or Mortgage

There are 116,981 occupied with a loan or mortgage housing units.

Units Occupied Clear of Any Loan or Mortgage

San Mateo County has 36,129 occupied clear of any loan or mortgage housing units.

Total Vacant Housing Units

There are 13,194 vacant housing units. This is an increase of 6,721 units since the year 2000 when it had 6,473 vacant homes. It's an increase of 3,326 units since the year 1990 when it had 9,868 vacant housing units. San Mateo County saw a decrease of -3,395 units between 1990 and 2000. Of San Mateo County's 13,194 vacant housing units, 38.75% are for rent units, 2.58% are rented - but not occupied units, 14.75% are for sale housing units, 4.7% are sold - but not occupied home units, 15.14% are for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use home units, 0.3% are for migrant workers housing units, and 24.5% are listed as vacant other housing units.

Vacant Units Listed For Rent

There are 5,113 for rent housing units. This is an increase of 3,290 units since the year 2000 when it had 1,823 for rent homes. It's an increase of 794 units since the year 1990 when it had 4,319 for rent home units. There was a decrease of -2,496 units between 1990 and 2000.

Rented, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

There are 340 rented - but not occupied housing units. This is a decrease of -477 units since the year 2000 when it had 817 rented - but not occupied housing units.

Vacant Units Listed For Sale

There are 1,946 for sale housing units. This is an increase of 1,197 units since the year 2000 when it had 749 for sale housing units. It's a decrease of -525 units since the year 1990 when it had 2,471 for sale units. There was a decrease of -1,722 units between 1990 and 2000.

Sold, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

San Mateo County has 620 sold - but not occupied housing units.

Vacant Units For Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use

San Mateo County has 1,998 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. This is an increase of 372 units since the year 2000 when it had 1,626 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use home units. It's an increase of 1,238 units since the year 1990 when it had 760 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use units. San Mateo County saw an increase of 866 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units for Migrant Workers

There are 4 for migrant workers housing units. This is a decrease of -14 units since the year 2000 when it had 18 for migrant workers housing units. It's a decrease of -21 units since the year 1990 when it had 25 for migrant workers home units. San Mateo County saw a decrease of -7 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units Listed as an Other Status

San Mateo County has 3,173 listed as vacant other housing units. This is an increase of 1,733 units since the year 2000 when it had 1,440 listed as vacant other units. It's an increase of 1,826 units since the year 1990 when it had 1,347 listed as vacant other housing units. San Mateo County saw an increase of 93 units between 1990 and 2000.