Wilkes County, Georgia Real Estate Statistics

Home and Real Estate Statistics for Wilkes County, Georgia

Housing Units By Status

Total Housing Units

Wilkes County has 5,158 total housing units. This is an increase of 136 units since the year 2000 when it had 5,022 total housing units. It's an increase of 610 units since the year 1990 when it had 4,548 total home units. There was an increase of 474 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 5,158 total housing units, 82.65% are occupied units, and 17.35% are vacant home units.

Total Occupied Housing Units

Wilkes County has 4,263 occupied housing units. This is a decrease of -51 units since the year 2000 when it had 4,314 occupied homes. It's an increase of 241 units since the year 1990 when it had 4,022 occupied housing units. There was an increase of 292 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 4,263 occupied housing units, 34.8% are occupied with a loan or mortgage housing units, 30.54% are renter occupied units, and 35.37% are occupied clear of any loan or mortgage units.

Renter Occupied Housing Units

Wilkes County has 1,302 renter occupied housing units. This is an increase of 244 units since the year 2000 when it had 1,058 renter occupied units. It's an increase of 392 units since the year 1990 when it had 910 renter occupied homes. There was an increase of 148 units between 1990 and 2000.

Units Occupied with a Loan or Mortgage

There are 1,453 occupied with a loan or mortgage housing units.

Units Occupied Clear of Any Loan or Mortgage

There are 1,508 occupied clear of any loan or mortgage housing units.

Total Vacant Housing Units

Wilkes County has 895 vacant housing units. This is an increase of 187 units since the year 2000 when it had 708 vacant units. It's an increase of 369 units since the year 1990 when it had 526 vacant units. There was an increase of 182 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 895 vacant housing units, 8.49% are for rent home units, 2.79% are rented - but not occupied home units, 7.15% are for sale housing units, 2.1% are sold - but not occupied home units, 30.95% are for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use home units, 0.45% are for migrant workers home units, and 48.16% are listed as vacant other homes.

Vacant Units Listed For Rent

Wilkes County has 76 for rent housing units. This is an increase of 18 units since the year 2000 when it had 58 for rent home units. It's an increase of 6 units since the year 1990 when it had 70 for rent units. Wilkes County saw a decrease of -12 units between 1990 and 2000.

Rented, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

There are 25 rented - but not occupied housing units. This is a decrease of -35 units since the year 2000 when it had 60 rented - but not occupied housing units.

Vacant Units Listed For Sale

Wilkes County has 64 for sale housing units. This is a decrease of -6 units since the year 2000 when it had 70 for sale homes. It's an increase of 10 units since the year 1990 when it had 54 for sale units. There was an increase of 16 units between 1990 and 2000.

Sold, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

Wilkes County has 18 sold - but not occupied housing units.

Vacant Units For Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use

There are 277 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. This is an increase of 85 units since the year 2000 when it had 192 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. It's an increase of 130 units since the year 1990 when it had 147 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use homes. Wilkes County saw an increase of 45 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units for Migrant Workers

Wilkes County has 4 for migrant workers housing units. This is a decrease of -5 units since the year 2000 when it had 9 for migrant workers housing units. It's an increase of 4 units since the year 1990 when it had 0 for migrant workers housing units. There was an increase of 9 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units Listed as an Other Status

There are 431 listed as vacant other housing units. This is an increase of 112 units since the year 2000 when it had 319 listed as vacant other home units. It's an increase of 230 units since the year 1990 when it had 201 listed as vacant other home units. Wilkes County saw an increase of 118 units between 1990 and 2000.