Delaware Real Estate Statistics

Home and Real Estate Statistics for Delaware

Housing Units By Status

Total Housing Units

Delaware has 405,885 total housing units. This is an increase of 62,813 units since the year 2000 when it had 343,072 total housing units. It's an increase of 115,966 units since the year 1990 when it had 289,919 total units. There was an increase of 53,153 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 405,885 total housing units, 84.33% are occupied homes, and 15.67% are vacant homes.

Total Occupied Housing Units

There are 342,297 occupied housing units. This is an increase of 43,561 units since the year 2000 when it had 298,736 occupied housing units. It's an increase of 94,800 units since the year 1990 when it had 247,497 occupied housing units. Delaware saw an increase of 51,239 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 342,297 occupied housing units, 51.75% are occupied with a loan or mortgage homes, 27.92% are renter occupied housing units, and 20.33% are occupied clear of any loan or mortgage home units.

Renter Occupied Housing Units

Delaware has 95,573 renter occupied housing units. This is an increase of 12,875 units since the year 2000 when it had 82,698 renter occupied homes. It's an increase of 21,889 units since the year 1990 when it had 73,684 renter occupied units. There was an increase of 9,014 units between 1990 and 2000.

Units Occupied with a Loan or Mortgage

Delaware has 177,133 occupied with a loan or mortgage housing units.

Units Occupied Clear of Any Loan or Mortgage

There are 69,591 occupied clear of any loan or mortgage housing units.

Total Vacant Housing Units

There are 63,588 vacant housing units. This is an increase of 19,252 units since the year 2000 when it had 44,336 vacant home units. It's an increase of 21,166 units since the year 1990 when it had 42,422 vacant home units. There was an increase of 1,914 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 63,588 vacant housing units, 17.93% are for rent housing units, 1.6% are rented - but not occupied homes, 9.41% are for sale homes, 1.59% are sold - but not occupied home units, 56.52% are for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use home units, 0.7% are for migrant workers units, and 13.42% are listed as vacant other housing units.

Vacant Units Listed For Rent

Delaware has 11,399 for rent housing units. This is an increase of 4,006 units since the year 2000 when it had 7,393 for rent units. It's an increase of 5,157 units since the year 1990 when it had 6,242 for rent housing units. There was an increase of 1,151 units between 1990 and 2000.

Rented, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

There are 676 rented - but not occupied housing units. This is a decrease of -1,017 units since the year 2000 when it had 1,693 rented - but not occupied homes.

Vacant Units Listed For Sale

Delaware has 5,985 for sale housing units. This is an increase of 2,712 units since the year 2000 when it had 3,273 for sale units. It's an increase of 1,919 units since the year 1990 when it had 4,066 for sale homes. There was a decrease of -793 units between 1990 and 2000.

Sold, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

Delaware has 1,011 sold - but not occupied housing units.

Vacant Units For Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use

There are 35,939 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. This is an increase of 9,962 units since the year 2000 when it had 25,977 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use home units. It's an increase of 16,611 units since the year 1990 when it had 19,328 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use units. There was an increase of 6,649 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units for Migrant Workers

There are 43 for migrant workers housing units. This is a decrease of -10 units since the year 2000 when it had 53 for migrant workers homes. It's an increase of 6 units since the year 1990 when it had 37 for migrant workers homes. Delaware saw an increase of 16 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units Listed as an Other Status

There are 8,535 listed as vacant other housing units. This is an increase of 2,588 units since the year 2000 when it had 5,947 listed as vacant other units. It's a decrease of -2,344 units since the year 1990 when it had 10,879 listed as vacant other homes. Delaware saw a decrease of -4,932 units between 1990 and 2000.