### Housing Units By Status

#### Total Housing Units

Polk County has 16,908 total housing units. This is an increase of 1,849 units since the year 2000 when it had 15,059 total homes. It's an increase of 3,323 units since the year 1990 when it had 13,585 total homes. There was an increase of 1,474 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 16,908 total housing units, 89.26% are occupied homes, and 10.74% are vacant housing units.

#### Total Occupied Housing Units

There are 15,092 occupied housing units. This is an increase of 1,080 units since the year 2000 when it had 14,012 occupied units. It's an increase of 2,573 units since the year 1990 when it had 12,519 occupied homes. There was an increase of 1,493 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 15,092 occupied housing units, 40.52% are occupied with a loan or mortgage units, 33.55% are renter occupied homes, and 25.93% are occupied clear of any loan or mortgage units.

##### Renter Occupied Housing Units

Polk County has 5,064 renter occupied housing units. This is an increase of 1,042 units since the year 2000 when it had 4,022 renter occupied home units. It's an increase of 1,613 units since the year 1990 when it had 3,451 renter occupied homes. Polk County saw an increase of 571 units between 1990 and 2000.

##### Units Occupied with a Loan or Mortgage

There are 6,115 occupied with a loan or mortgage housing units.

##### Units Occupied Clear of Any Loan or Mortgage

Polk County has 3,913 occupied clear of any loan or mortgage housing units.

#### Total Vacant Housing Units

Polk County has 1,816 vacant housing units. This is an increase of 769 units since the year 2000 when it had 1,047 vacant homes. It's an increase of 750 units since the year 1990 when it had 1,066 vacant homes. There was a decrease of -19 units between 1990 and 2000. Of Polk County's 1,816 vacant housing units, 33.48% are for rent home units, 1.27% are rented - but not occupied home units, 15.2% are for sale housing units, 2.31% are sold - but not occupied homes, 6.5% are for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use units, 0% are for migrant workers housing units, and 41.24% are listed as vacant other housing units.

##### Vacant Units Listed For Rent

Polk County has 608 for rent housing units. This is an increase of 336 units since the year 2000 when it had 272 for rent home units. It's an increase of 196 units since the year 1990 when it had 412 for rent units. Polk County saw a decrease of -140 units between 1990 and 2000.

##### Rented, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

Polk County has 23 rented - but not occupied housing units. This is a decrease of -50 units since the year 2000 when it had 73 rented - but not occupied units.

##### Vacant Units Listed For Sale

There are 276 for sale housing units. This is an increase of 150 units since the year 2000 when it had 126 for sale units. It's an increase of 115 units since the year 1990 when it had 161 for sale housing units. Polk County saw a decrease of -35 units between 1990 and 2000.

##### Sold, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

There are 42 sold - but not occupied housing units.

##### Vacant Units For Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use

There are 118 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. This is an increase of 63 units since the year 2000 when it had 55 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. It's an increase of 41 units since the year 1990 when it had 77 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. Polk County saw a decrease of -22 units between 1990 and 2000.

##### Vacant Units for Migrant Workers

Polk County has 0 for migrant workers housing units. This is a decrease of 0 units since the year 2000 when it had 0 for migrant workers housing units. It's a decrease of 0 units since the year 1990 when it had 0 for migrant workers housing units. There was a decrease of 0 units between 1990 and 2000.

##### Vacant Units Listed as an Other Status

There are 749 listed as vacant other housing units. This is an increase of 228 units since the year 2000 when it had 521 listed as vacant other units. It's an increase of 429 units since the year 1990 when it had 320 listed as vacant other homes. There was an increase of 201 units between 1990 and 2000.