Illinois Real Estate Statistics

Home and Real Estate Statistics for Illinois

Housing Units By Status

Total Housing Units

Illinois has 5,296,715 total housing units. This is an increase of 411,100 units since the year 2000 when it had 4,885,615 total units. It's an increase of 790,440 units since the year 1990 when it had 4,506,275 total units. There was an increase of 379,340 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 5,296,715 total housing units, 91.32% are occupied home units, and 8.68% are vacant home units.

Total Occupied Housing Units

There are 4,836,972 occupied housing units. This is an increase of 245,193 units since the year 2000 when it had 4,591,779 occupied housing units. It's an increase of 634,732 units since the year 1990 when it had 4,202,240 occupied housing units. Illinois saw an increase of 389,539 units between 1990 and 2000. Of Illinois's 4,836,972 occupied housing units, 48.35% are occupied with a loan or mortgage homes, 32.53% are renter occupied units, and 19.13% are occupied clear of any loan or mortgage homes.

Renter Occupied Housing Units

Illinois has 1,573,333 renter occupied housing units. This is an increase of 70,438 units since the year 2000 when it had 1,502,895 renter occupied homes. It's an increase of 70,275 units since the year 1990 when it had 1,503,058 renter occupied homes. There was a decrease of -163 units between 1990 and 2000.

Units Occupied with a Loan or Mortgage

There are 2,338,493 occupied with a loan or mortgage housing units.

Units Occupied Clear of Any Loan or Mortgage

Illinois has 925,146 occupied clear of any loan or mortgage housing units.

Total Vacant Housing Units

There are 459,743 vacant housing units. This is an increase of 165,907 units since the year 2000 when it had 293,836 vacant homes. It's an increase of 155,708 units since the year 1990 when it had 304,035 vacant housing units. There was a decrease of -10,199 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 459,743 vacant housing units, 34.56% are for rent units, 1.74% are rented - but not occupied units, 18% are for sale housing units, 3.63% are sold - but not occupied units, 10.29% are for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use homes, 0.7% are for migrant workers units, and 31.72% are listed as vacant other homes.

Vacant Units Listed For Rent

There are 158,882 for rent housing units. This is an increase of 59,863 units since the year 2000 when it had 99,019 for rent home units. It's an increase of 27,677 units since the year 1990 when it had 131,205 for rent housing units. There was a decrease of -32,186 units between 1990 and 2000.

Rented, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

There are 7,998 rented - but not occupied housing units. This is a decrease of -23,691 units since the year 2000 when it had 31,689 rented - but not occupied housing units.

Vacant Units Listed For Sale

There are 82,739 for sale housing units. This is an increase of 35,843 units since the year 2000 when it had 46,896 for sale units. It's an increase of 42,244 units since the year 1990 when it had 40,495 for sale units. There was an increase of 6,401 units between 1990 and 2000.

Sold, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

Illinois has 16,677 sold - but not occupied housing units.

Vacant Units For Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use

There are 47,289 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. This is an increase of 17,577 units since the year 2000 when it had 29,712 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use home units. It's an increase of 22,233 units since the year 1990 when it had 25,056 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use homes. Illinois saw an increase of 4,656 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units for Migrant Workers

Illinois has 315 for migrant workers housing units. This is a decrease of -92 units since the year 2000 when it had 407 for migrant workers home units. It's an increase of 108 units since the year 1990 when it had 207 for migrant workers homes. Illinois saw an increase of 200 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units Listed as an Other Status

Illinois has 145,843 listed as vacant other housing units. This is an increase of 59,730 units since the year 2000 when it had 86,113 listed as vacant other home units. It's an increase of 75,538 units since the year 1990 when it had 70,305 listed as vacant other housing units. There was an increase of 15,808 units between 1990 and 2000.