Palm Beach County, Florida Real Estate Statistics

Home and Real Estate Statistics for Palm Beach County, Florida

Housing Units By Status

Total Housing Units

Palm Beach County has 664,594 total housing units. This is an increase of 108,166 units since the year 2000 when it had 556,428 total home units. It's an increase of 202,929 units since the year 1990 when it had 461,665 total home units. There was an increase of 94,763 units between 1990 and 2000. Of Palm Beach County's 664,594 total housing units, 81.89% are occupied homes, and 18.11% are vacant units.

Total Occupied Housing Units

There are 544,227 occupied housing units. This is an increase of 70,052 units since the year 2000 when it had 474,175 occupied home units. It's an increase of 178,669 units since the year 1990 when it had 365,558 occupied homes. Palm Beach County saw an increase of 108,617 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 544,227 occupied housing units, 45.93% are occupied with a loan or mortgage home units, 28.62% are renter occupied housing units, and 25.46% are occupied clear of any loan or mortgage home units.

Renter Occupied Housing Units

Palm Beach County has 155,734 renter occupied housing units. This is an increase of 35,585 units since the year 2000 when it had 120,149 renter occupied housing units. It's an increase of 53,070 units since the year 1990 when it had 102,664 renter occupied housing units. Palm Beach County saw an increase of 17,485 units between 1990 and 2000.

Units Occupied with a Loan or Mortgage

Palm Beach County has 249,941 occupied with a loan or mortgage housing units.

Units Occupied Clear of Any Loan or Mortgage

Palm Beach County has 138,552 occupied clear of any loan or mortgage housing units.

Total Vacant Housing Units

Palm Beach County has 120,367 vacant housing units. This is an increase of 38,114 units since the year 2000 when it had 82,253 vacant housing units. It's an increase of 24,260 units since the year 1990 when it had 96,107 vacant homes. Palm Beach County saw a decrease of -13,854 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 120,367 vacant housing units, 18.25% are for rent housing units, 0.98% are rented - but not occupied units, 11.34% are for sale home units, 1.87% are sold - but not occupied homes, 50% are for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use homes, 0.8% are for migrant workers home units, and 17.48% are listed as vacant other housing units.

Vacant Units Listed For Rent

There are 21,961 for rent housing units. This is an increase of 10,565 units since the year 2000 when it had 11,396 for rent housing units. It's an increase of 6,922 units since the year 1990 when it had 15,039 for rent homes. Palm Beach County saw a decrease of -3,643 units between 1990 and 2000.

Rented, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

Palm Beach County has 1,184 rented - but not occupied housing units. This is a decrease of -3,002 units since the year 2000 when it had 4,186 rented - but not occupied home units.

Vacant Units Listed For Sale

Palm Beach County has 13,645 for sale housing units. This is an increase of 6,599 units since the year 2000 when it had 7,046 for sale homes. It's an increase of 3,347 units since the year 1990 when it had 10,298 for sale homes. Palm Beach County saw a decrease of -3,252 units between 1990 and 2000.

Sold, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

There are 2,254 sold - but not occupied housing units.

Vacant Units For Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use

There are 60,183 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. This is an increase of 7,309 units since the year 2000 when it had 52,874 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. It's an increase of 8,590 units since the year 1990 when it had 51,593 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use units. Palm Beach County saw an increase of 1,281 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units for Migrant Workers

There are 101 for migrant workers housing units. This is a decrease of -169 units since the year 2000 when it had 270 for migrant workers units. It's a decrease of -181 units since the year 1990 when it had 282 for migrant workers home units. Palm Beach County saw a decrease of -12 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units Listed as an Other Status

Palm Beach County has 21,039 listed as vacant other housing units. This is an increase of 14,558 units since the year 2000 when it had 6,481 listed as vacant other housing units. It's an increase of 7,623 units since the year 1990 when it had 13,416 listed as vacant other home units. Palm Beach County saw a decrease of -6,935 units between 1990 and 2000.