New Castle County, Delaware Real Estate Statistics

Home and Real Estate Statistics for New Castle County, Delaware

Housing Units By Status

Total Housing Units

New Castle County has 217,511 total housing units. This is an increase of 17,990 units since the year 2000 when it had 199,521 total housing units. It's an increase of 43,951 units since the year 1990 when it had 173,560 total units. New Castle County saw an increase of 25,961 units between 1990 and 2000. Of New Castle County's 217,511 total housing units, 93.17% are occupied home units, and 6.83% are vacant home units.

Total Occupied Housing Units

New Castle County has 202,651 occupied housing units. This is an increase of 13,716 units since the year 2000 when it had 188,935 occupied units. It's an increase of 38,490 units since the year 1990 when it had 164,161 occupied home units. There was an increase of 24,774 units between 1990 and 2000. Of New Castle County's 202,651 occupied housing units, 53.3% are occupied with a loan or mortgage homes, 30.26% are renter occupied units, and 16.44% are occupied clear of any loan or mortgage units.

Renter Occupied Housing Units

New Castle County has 61,326 renter occupied housing units. This is an increase of 4,905 units since the year 2000 when it had 56,421 renter occupied home units. It's an increase of 9,205 units since the year 1990 when it had 52,121 renter occupied housing units. New Castle County saw an increase of 4,300 units between 1990 and 2000.

Units Occupied with a Loan or Mortgage

New Castle County has 108,007 occupied with a loan or mortgage housing units.

Units Occupied Clear of Any Loan or Mortgage

New Castle County has 33,318 occupied clear of any loan or mortgage housing units.

Total Vacant Housing Units

There are 14,860 vacant housing units. This is an increase of 4,274 units since the year 2000 when it had 10,586 vacant units. It's an increase of 5,461 units since the year 1990 when it had 9,399 vacant home units. There was an increase of 1,187 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 14,860 vacant housing units, 45.38% are for rent home units, 1.95% are rented - but not occupied units, 16.6% are for sale housing units, 3.18% are sold - but not occupied homes, 4.79% are for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use homes, 0.3% are for migrant workers units, and 28.61% are listed as vacant other units.

Vacant Units Listed For Rent

There are 6,744 for rent housing units. This is an increase of 2,246 units since the year 2000 when it had 4,498 for rent housing units. It's an increase of 2,541 units since the year 1990 when it had 4,203 for rent units. There was an increase of 295 units between 1990 and 2000.

Rented, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

There are 290 rented - but not occupied housing units. This is a decrease of -637 units since the year 2000 when it had 927 rented - but not occupied home units.

Vacant Units Listed For Sale

There are 2,386 for sale housing units. This is an increase of 758 units since the year 2000 when it had 1,628 for sale home units. It's an increase of 138 units since the year 1990 when it had 2,248 for sale home units. There was a decrease of -620 units between 1990 and 2000.

Sold, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

New Castle County has 473 sold - but not occupied housing units.

Vacant Units For Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use

New Castle County has 712 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. This is an increase of 5 units since the year 2000 when it had 707 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use homes. It's an increase of 360 units since the year 1990 when it had 352 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use units. There was an increase of 355 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units for Migrant Workers

There are 4 for migrant workers housing units. This is a decrease of -15 units since the year 2000 when it had 19 for migrant workers home units. It's a decrease of -7 units since the year 1990 when it had 11 for migrant workers units. New Castle County saw an increase of 8 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units Listed as an Other Status

There are 4,251 listed as vacant other housing units. This is an increase of 1,444 units since the year 2000 when it had 2,807 listed as vacant other homes. It's an increase of 2,687 units since the year 1990 when it had 1,564 listed as vacant other homes. There was an increase of 1,243 units between 1990 and 2000.