Polk County, Florida Real Estate Statistics

Home and Real Estate Statistics for Polk County, Florida

Housing Units By Status

Total Housing Units

There are 281,214 total housing units. This is an increase of 54,838 units since the year 2000 when it had 226,376 total units. It's an increase of 94,989 units since the year 1990 when it had 186,225 total housing units. There was an increase of 40,151 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 281,214 total housing units, 80.89% are occupied home units, and 19.11% are vacant homes.

Total Occupied Housing Units

There are 227,485 occupied housing units. This is an increase of 40,252 units since the year 2000 when it had 187,233 occupied home units. It's an increase of 71,516 units since the year 1990 when it had 155,969 occupied home units. Polk County saw an increase of 31,264 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 227,485 occupied housing units, 43.46% are occupied with a loan or mortgage home units, 29.47% are renter occupied homes, and 27.7% are occupied clear of any loan or mortgage units.

Renter Occupied Housing Units

There are 67,043 renter occupied housing units. This is an increase of 17,199 units since the year 2000 when it had 49,844 renter occupied units. It's an increase of 20,959 units since the year 1990 when it had 46,084 renter occupied home units. There was an increase of 3,760 units between 1990 and 2000.

Units Occupied with a Loan or Mortgage

There are 98,855 occupied with a loan or mortgage housing units.

Units Occupied Clear of Any Loan or Mortgage

Polk County has 61,587 occupied clear of any loan or mortgage housing units.

Total Vacant Housing Units

Polk County has 53,729 vacant housing units. This is an increase of 14,586 units since the year 2000 when it had 39,143 vacant units. It's an increase of 23,473 units since the year 1990 when it had 30,256 vacant homes. There was an increase of 8,887 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 53,729 vacant housing units, 23.38% are for rent units, 1.6% are rented - but not occupied homes, 13.56% are for sale housing units, 1.98% are sold - but not occupied home units, 43.26% are for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use home units, 0.13% are for migrant workers units, and 16.64% are listed as vacant other units.

Vacant Units Listed For Rent

There are 12,562 for rent housing units. This is an increase of 5,155 units since the year 2000 when it had 7,407 for rent home units. It's an increase of 5,915 units since the year 1990 when it had 6,647 for rent units. Polk County saw an increase of 760 units between 1990 and 2000.

Rented, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

There are 568 rented - but not occupied housing units. This is a decrease of -1,314 units since the year 2000 when it had 1,882 rented - but not occupied housing units.

Vacant Units Listed For Sale

Polk County has 7,283 for sale housing units. This is an increase of 3,213 units since the year 2000 when it had 4,070 for sale units. It's an increase of 3,521 units since the year 1990 when it had 3,762 for sale home units. There was an increase of 308 units between 1990 and 2000.

Sold, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

Polk County has 1,062 sold - but not occupied housing units.

Vacant Units For Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use

Polk County has 23,241 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. This is an increase of 4,142 units since the year 2000 when it had 19,099 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use units. It's an increase of 10,111 units since the year 1990 when it had 13,130 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use units. Polk County saw an increase of 5,969 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units for Migrant Workers

Polk County has 72 for migrant workers housing units. This is a decrease of -44 units since the year 2000 when it had 116 for migrant workers housing units. It's a decrease of -213 units since the year 1990 when it had 285 for migrant workers housing units. Polk County saw a decrease of -169 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units Listed as an Other Status

There are 8,941 listed as vacant other housing units. This is an increase of 2,372 units since the year 2000 when it had 6,569 listed as vacant other units. It's an increase of 4,583 units since the year 1990 when it had 4,358 listed as vacant other housing units. Polk County saw an increase of 2,211 units between 1990 and 2000.