Highlands County, Florida Real Estate Statistics

Home and Real Estate Statistics for Highlands County, Florida

Housing Units By Status

Total Housing Units

There are 55,386 total housing units. This is an increase of 6,540 units since the year 2000 when it had 48,846 total homes. It's an increase of 15,272 units since the year 1990 when it had 40,114 total homes. There was an increase of 8,732 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 55,386 total housing units, 76.92% are occupied home units, and 23.8% are vacant housing units.

Total Occupied Housing Units

Highlands County has 42,604 occupied housing units. This is an increase of 5,133 units since the year 2000 when it had 37,471 occupied units. It's an increase of 13,060 units since the year 1990 when it had 29,544 occupied units. There was an increase of 7,927 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 42,604 occupied housing units, 36.47% are occupied with a loan or mortgage units, 22.94% are renter occupied units, and 40.59% are occupied clear of any loan or mortgage homes.

Renter Occupied Housing Units

There are 9,774 renter occupied housing units. This is an increase of 2,156 units since the year 2000 when it had 7,618 renter occupied housing units. It's an increase of 3,285 units since the year 1990 when it had 6,489 renter occupied home units. Highlands County saw an increase of 1,129 units between 1990 and 2000.

Units Occupied with a Loan or Mortgage

There are 15,537 occupied with a loan or mortgage housing units.

Units Occupied Clear of Any Loan or Mortgage

There are 17,293 occupied clear of any loan or mortgage housing units.

Total Vacant Housing Units

Highlands County has 12,782 vacant housing units. This is an increase of 1,407 units since the year 2000 when it had 11,375 vacant units. It's an increase of 2,212 units since the year 1990 when it had 10,570 vacant home units. There was an increase of 805 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 12,782 vacant housing units, 16.5% are for rent homes, 1.1% are rented - but not occupied home units, 12.42% are for sale homes, 1.72% are sold - but not occupied home units, 54.15% are for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units, 0.71% are for migrant workers housing units, and 13.86% are listed as vacant other home units.

Vacant Units Listed For Rent

There are 2,051 for rent housing units. This is an increase of 748 units since the year 2000 when it had 1,303 for rent homes. It's an increase of 426 units since the year 1990 when it had 1,625 for rent homes. There was a decrease of -322 units between 1990 and 2000.

Rented, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

Highlands County has 140 rented - but not occupied housing units. This is a decrease of -382 units since the year 2000 when it had 522 rented - but not occupied housing units.

Vacant Units Listed For Sale

There are 1,588 for sale housing units. This is an increase of 391 units since the year 2000 when it had 1,197 for sale home units. It's an increase of 408 units since the year 1990 when it had 1,180 for sale home units. Highlands County saw an increase of 17 units between 1990 and 2000.

Sold, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

There are 220 sold - but not occupied housing units.

Vacant Units For Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use

There are 6,921 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. This is an increase of 753 units since the year 2000 when it had 6,168 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. It's an increase of 706 units since the year 1990 when it had 6,215 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. Highlands County saw a decrease of -47 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units for Migrant Workers

Highlands County has 91 for migrant workers housing units. This is a decrease of -10 units since the year 2000 when it had 101 for migrant workers homes. It's a decrease of -200 units since the year 1990 when it had 291 for migrant workers housing units. There was a decrease of -190 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units Listed as an Other Status

There are 1,771 listed as vacant other housing units. This is a decrease of -313 units since the year 2000 when it had 2,084 listed as vacant other homes. It's an increase of 1,169 units since the year 1990 when it had 602 listed as vacant other home units. Highlands County saw an increase of 1,482 units between 1990 and 2000.