Kent County, Delaware Real Estate Statistics

Home and Real Estate Statistics for Kent County, Delaware

Housing Units By Status

Total Housing Units

There are 65,338 total housing units. This is an increase of 14,857 units since the year 2000 when it had 50,481 total homes. It's an increase of 23,232 units since the year 1990 when it had 42,106 total home units. Kent County saw an increase of 8,375 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 65,338 total housing units, 92.26% are occupied housing units, and 7.74% are vacant housing units.

Total Occupied Housing Units

Kent County has 60,278 occupied housing units. This is an increase of 13,054 units since the year 2000 when it had 47,224 occupied home units. It's an increase of 20,623 units since the year 1990 when it had 39,655 occupied housing units. There was an increase of 7,569 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 60,278 occupied housing units, 51.23% are occupied with a loan or mortgage units, 28.59% are renter occupied homes, and 20.18% are occupied clear of any loan or mortgage homes.

Renter Occupied Housing Units

There are 17,232 renter occupied housing units. This is an increase of 3,048 units since the year 2000 when it had 14,184 renter occupied housing units. It's an increase of 5,025 units since the year 1990 when it had 12,207 renter occupied homes. Kent County saw an increase of 1,977 units between 1990 and 2000.

Units Occupied with a Loan or Mortgage

There are 30,880 occupied with a loan or mortgage housing units.

Units Occupied Clear of Any Loan or Mortgage

There are 12,166 occupied clear of any loan or mortgage housing units.

Total Vacant Housing Units

Kent County has 5,060 vacant housing units. This is an increase of 1,803 units since the year 2000 when it had 3,257 vacant home units. It's an increase of 2,609 units since the year 1990 when it had 2,451 vacant homes. Kent County saw an increase of 806 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 5,060 vacant housing units, 31.7% are for rent home units, 2.39% are rented - but not occupied homes, 23.8% are for sale homes, 4.41% are sold - but not occupied homes, 9.3% are for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use units, 0.16% are for migrant workers housing units, and 29.86% are listed as vacant other homes.

Vacant Units Listed For Rent

Kent County has 1,572 for rent housing units. This is an increase of 554 units since the year 2000 when it had 1,018 for rent housing units. It's an increase of 929 units since the year 1990 when it had 643 for rent home units. There was an increase of 375 units between 1990 and 2000.

Rented, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

Kent County has 121 rented - but not occupied housing units. This is a decrease of -142 units since the year 2000 when it had 263 rented - but not occupied home units.

Vacant Units Listed For Sale

Kent County has 1,168 for sale housing units. This is an increase of 627 units since the year 2000 when it had 541 for sale units. It's an increase of 771 units since the year 1990 when it had 397 for sale home units. There was an increase of 144 units between 1990 and 2000.

Sold, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

There are 223 sold - but not occupied housing units.

Vacant Units For Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use

Kent County has 457 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. This is an increase of 93 units since the year 2000 when it had 364 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use units. It's an increase of 112 units since the year 1990 when it had 345 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use homes. There was an increase of 19 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units for Migrant Workers

There are 8 for migrant workers housing units. This is a decrease of -2 units since the year 2000 when it had 10 for migrant workers units. It's an increase of 1 units since the year 1990 when it had 7 for migrant workers homes. There was an increase of 3 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units Listed as an Other Status

There are 1,511 listed as vacant other housing units. This is an increase of 450 units since the year 2000 when it had 1,061 listed as vacant other homes. It's an increase of 722 units since the year 1990 when it had 789 listed as vacant other home units. There was an increase of 272 units between 1990 and 2000.