Sussex County, Delaware Real Estate Statistics

Home and Real Estate Statistics for Sussex County, Delaware

Housing Units By Status

Total Housing Units

Sussex County has 123,036 total housing units. This is an increase of 29,966 units since the year 2000 when it had 93,070 total units. It's an increase of 48,783 units since the year 1990 when it had 74,253 total home units. There was an increase of 18,817 units between 1990 and 2000. Of Sussex County's 123,036 total housing units, 64.51% are occupied home units, and 35.49% are vacant home units.

Total Occupied Housing Units

Sussex County has 79,368 occupied housing units. This is an increase of 16,791 units since the year 2000 when it had 62,577 occupied units. It's an increase of 35,687 units since the year 1990 when it had 43,681 occupied housing units. There was an increase of 18,896 units between 1990 and 2000. Of Sussex County's 79,368 occupied housing units, 48.19% are occupied with a loan or mortgage home units, 21.44% are renter occupied home units, and 30.37% are occupied clear of any loan or mortgage homes.

Renter Occupied Housing Units

There are 17,015 renter occupied housing units. This is an increase of 4,922 units since the year 2000 when it had 12,093 renter occupied homes. It's an increase of 7,659 units since the year 1990 when it had 9,356 renter occupied housing units. There was an increase of 2,737 units between 1990 and 2000.

Units Occupied with a Loan or Mortgage

Sussex County has 38,246 occupied with a loan or mortgage housing units.

Units Occupied Clear of Any Loan or Mortgage

Sussex County has 24,107 occupied clear of any loan or mortgage housing units.

Total Vacant Housing Units

There are 43,668 vacant housing units. This is an increase of 13,175 units since the year 2000 when it had 30,493 vacant units. It's an increase of 13,096 units since the year 1990 when it had 30,572 vacant housing units. Sussex County saw a decrease of -79 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 43,668 vacant housing units, 7.6% are for rent homes, 0.61% are rented - but not occupied home units, 5.57% are for sale housing units, 0.72% are sold - but not occupied home units, 79.62% are for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use home units, 0.7% are for migrant workers housing units, and 6.35% are listed as vacant other home units.

Vacant Units Listed For Rent

There are 3,083 for rent housing units. This is an increase of 1,206 units since the year 2000 when it had 1,877 for rent units. It's an increase of 1,687 units since the year 1990 when it had 1,396 for rent homes. Sussex County saw an increase of 481 units between 1990 and 2000.

Rented, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

There are 265 rented - but not occupied housing units. This is a decrease of -238 units since the year 2000 when it had 503 rented - but not occupied home units.

Vacant Units Listed For Sale

Sussex County has 2,431 for sale housing units. This is an increase of 1,327 units since the year 2000 when it had 1,104 for sale home units. It's an increase of 1,010 units since the year 1990 when it had 1,421 for sale units. Sussex County saw a decrease of -317 units between 1990 and 2000.

Sold, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

Sussex County has 315 sold - but not occupied housing units.

Vacant Units For Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use

Sussex County has 34,770 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. This is an increase of 9,864 units since the year 2000 when it had 24,906 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use home units. It's an increase of 16,139 units since the year 1990 when it had 18,631 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. There was an increase of 6,275 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units for Migrant Workers

There are 31 for migrant workers housing units. This is an increase of 7 units since the year 2000 when it had 24 for migrant workers units. It's an increase of 12 units since the year 1990 when it had 19 for migrant workers home units. There was an increase of 5 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units Listed as an Other Status

Sussex County has 2,773 listed as vacant other housing units. This is an increase of 694 units since the year 2000 when it had 2,079 listed as vacant other units. It's a decrease of -5,753 units since the year 1990 when it had 8,526 listed as vacant other housing units. There was a decrease of -6,447 units between 1990 and 2000.