Sonoma County, California Real Estate Statistics

Home and Real Estate Statistics for Sonoma County, California

Housing Units By Status

Total Housing Units

There are 204,572 total housing units. This is an increase of 21,419 units since the year 2000 when it had 183,153 total housing units. It's an increase of 43,510 units since the year 1990 when it had 161,062 total home units. Sonoma County saw an increase of 22,091 units between 1990 and 2000. Of Sonoma County's 204,572 total housing units, 90.84% are occupied home units, and 9.16% are vacant units.

Total Occupied Housing Units

Sonoma County has 185,825 occupied housing units. This is an increase of 13,422 units since the year 2000 when it had 172,403 occupied home units. It's an increase of 36,814 units since the year 1990 when it had 149,011 occupied homes. There was an increase of 23,392 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 185,825 occupied housing units, 45.6% are occupied with a loan or mortgage homes, 39.58% are renter occupied home units, and 15.36% are occupied clear of any loan or mortgage home units.

Renter Occupied Housing Units

Sonoma County has 73,545 renter occupied housing units. This is an increase of 11,617 units since the year 2000 when it had 61,928 renter occupied housing units. It's an increase of 18,297 units since the year 1990 when it had 55,248 renter occupied home units. There was an increase of 6,680 units between 1990 and 2000.

Units Occupied with a Loan or Mortgage

There are 83,732 occupied with a loan or mortgage housing units.

Units Occupied Clear of Any Loan or Mortgage

There are 28,548 occupied clear of any loan or mortgage housing units.

Total Vacant Housing Units

There are 18,747 vacant housing units. This is an increase of 7,997 units since the year 2000 when it had 10,750 vacant housing units. It's an increase of 6,696 units since the year 1990 when it had 12,051 vacant home units. Sonoma County saw a decrease of -1,301 units between 1990 and 2000. Of Sonoma County's 18,747 vacant housing units, 21.35% are for rent housing units, 2.18% are rented - but not occupied units, 11.43% are for sale housing units, 2.86% are sold - but not occupied homes, 43.99% are for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use units, 0.25% are for migrant workers units, and 17.94% are listed as vacant other units.

Vacant Units Listed For Rent

There are 4,003 for rent housing units. This is an increase of 2,458 units since the year 2000 when it had 1,545 for rent homes. It's an increase of 1,008 units since the year 1990 when it had 2,995 for rent homes. Sonoma County saw a decrease of -1,450 units between 1990 and 2000.

Rented, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

Sonoma County has 408 rented - but not occupied housing units. This is a decrease of -446 units since the year 2000 when it had 854 rented - but not occupied home units.

Vacant Units Listed For Sale

There are 2,142 for sale housing units. This is an increase of 1,255 units since the year 2000 when it had 887 for sale units. It's an increase of 482 units since the year 1990 when it had 1,660 for sale housing units. There was a decrease of -773 units between 1990 and 2000.

Sold, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

Sonoma County has 536 sold - but not occupied housing units.

Vacant Units For Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use

Sonoma County has 8,247 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. This is an increase of 2,282 units since the year 2000 when it had 5,965 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use homes. It's an increase of 3,584 units since the year 1990 when it had 4,663 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use units. Sonoma County saw an increase of 1,302 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units for Migrant Workers

Sonoma County has 47 for migrant workers housing units. This is an increase of 13 units since the year 2000 when it had 34 for migrant workers home units. It's a decrease of -24 units since the year 1990 when it had 71 for migrant workers housing units. There was a decrease of -37 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units Listed as an Other Status

Sonoma County has 3,364 listed as vacant other housing units. This is an increase of 1,899 units since the year 2000 when it had 1,465 listed as vacant other housing units. It's an increase of 1,532 units since the year 1990 when it had 1,832 listed as vacant other housing units. There was a decrease of -367 units between 1990 and 2000.