Fairfield County, Connecticut Real Estate Statistics

Home and Real Estate Statistics for Fairfield County, Connecticut

Housing Units By Status

Total Housing Units

Fairfield County has 361,221 total housing units. This is an increase of 21,755 units since the year 2000 when it had 339,466 total home units. It's an increase of 36,866 units since the year 1990 when it had 324,355 total home units. Fairfield County saw an increase of 15,111 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 361,221 total housing units, 92.89% are occupied units, and 7.11% are vacant housing units.

Total Occupied Housing Units

Fairfield County has 335,545 occupied housing units. This is an increase of 11,313 units since the year 2000 when it had 324,232 occupied home units. It's an increase of 30,534 units since the year 1990 when it had 305,011 occupied housing units. Fairfield County saw an increase of 19,221 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 335,545 occupied housing units, 51.17% are occupied with a loan or mortgage units, 31.41% are renter occupied housing units, and 17.43% are occupied clear of any loan or mortgage homes.

Renter Occupied Housing Units

There are 105,378 renter occupied housing units. This is an increase of 5,662 units since the year 2000 when it had 99,716 renter occupied housing units. It's an increase of 8,488 units since the year 1990 when it had 96,890 renter occupied homes. Fairfield County saw an increase of 2,826 units between 1990 and 2000.

Units Occupied with a Loan or Mortgage

There are 171,695 occupied with a loan or mortgage housing units.

Units Occupied Clear of Any Loan or Mortgage

There are 58,472 occupied clear of any loan or mortgage housing units.

Total Vacant Housing Units

There are 25,676 vacant housing units. This is an increase of 10,442 units since the year 2000 when it had 15,234 vacant homes. It's an increase of 6,332 units since the year 1990 when it had 19,344 vacant homes. Fairfield County saw a decrease of -4,110 units between 1990 and 2000. Of Fairfield County's 25,676 vacant housing units, 34.88% are for rent housing units, 2.3% are rented - but not occupied homes, 15.67% are for sale homes, 3.81% are sold - but not occupied home units, 21.16% are for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use homes, 0.7% are for migrant workers housing units, and 22.39% are listed as vacant other home units.

Vacant Units Listed For Rent

Fairfield County has 8,956 for rent housing units. This is an increase of 4,807 units since the year 2000 when it had 4,149 for rent home units. It's an increase of 2,551 units since the year 1990 when it had 6,405 for rent housing units. Fairfield County saw a decrease of -2,256 units between 1990 and 2000.

Rented, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

Fairfield County has 520 rented - but not occupied housing units. This is a decrease of -922 units since the year 2000 when it had 1,442 rented - but not occupied home units.

Vacant Units Listed For Sale

There are 4,023 for sale housing units. This is an increase of 2,094 units since the year 2000 when it had 1,929 for sale housing units. It's a decrease of -148 units since the year 1990 when it had 4,171 for sale housing units. Fairfield County saw a decrease of -2,242 units between 1990 and 2000.

Sold, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

Fairfield County has 978 sold - but not occupied housing units.

Vacant Units For Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use

Fairfield County has 5,433 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. This is an increase of 1,638 units since the year 2000 when it had 3,795 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use units. It's an increase of 2,590 units since the year 1990 when it had 2,843 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use homes. There was an increase of 952 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units for Migrant Workers

Fairfield County has 18 for migrant workers housing units. This is a decrease of -60 units since the year 2000 when it had 78 for migrant workers housing units. It's an increase of 11 units since the year 1990 when it had 7 for migrant workers housing units. Fairfield County saw an increase of 71 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units Listed as an Other Status

There are 5,748 listed as vacant other housing units. This is an increase of 1,907 units since the year 2000 when it had 3,841 listed as vacant other homes. It's an increase of 2,592 units since the year 1990 when it had 3,156 listed as vacant other units. There was an increase of 685 units between 1990 and 2000.