Lake County, Illinois Real Estate Statistics

Home and Real Estate Statistics for Lake County, Illinois

Housing Units By Status

Total Housing Units

Lake County has 260,310 total housing units. This is an increase of 34,391 units since the year 2000 when it had 225,919 total units. It's an increase of 77,027 units since the year 1990 when it had 183,283 total homes. Lake County saw an increase of 42,636 units between 1990 and 2000. Of Lake County's 260,310 total housing units, 92.86% are occupied housing units, and 7.14% are vacant home units.

Total Occupied Housing Units

There are 241,712 occupied housing units. This is an increase of 25,415 units since the year 2000 when it had 216,297 occupied homes. It's an increase of 67,746 units since the year 1990 when it had 173,966 occupied units. Lake County saw an increase of 42,331 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 241,712 occupied housing units, 60.48% are occupied with a loan or mortgage home units, 23.37% are renter occupied home units, and 16.15% are occupied clear of any loan or mortgage home units.

Renter Occupied Housing Units

There are 56,499 renter occupied housing units. This is an increase of 8,503 units since the year 2000 when it had 47,996 renter occupied home units. It's an increase of 11,569 units since the year 1990 when it had 44,930 renter occupied homes. Lake County saw an increase of 3,066 units between 1990 and 2000.

Units Occupied with a Loan or Mortgage

There are 146,185 occupied with a loan or mortgage housing units.

Units Occupied Clear of Any Loan or Mortgage

Lake County has 39,028 occupied clear of any loan or mortgage housing units.

Total Vacant Housing Units

Lake County has 18,598 vacant housing units. This is an increase of 8,976 units since the year 2000 when it had 9,622 vacant housing units. It's an increase of 9,281 units since the year 1990 when it had 9,317 vacant homes. Lake County saw an increase of 305 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 18,598 vacant housing units, 28.7% are for rent homes, 1.87% are rented - but not occupied homes, 23.7% are for sale housing units, 3.65% are sold - but not occupied units, 18.21% are for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use units, 0.7% are for migrant workers housing units, and 24.43% are listed as vacant other units.

Vacant Units Listed For Rent

There are 5,337 for rent housing units. This is an increase of 2,815 units since the year 2000 when it had 2,522 for rent homes. It's an increase of 2,483 units since the year 1990 when it had 2,854 for rent homes. Lake County saw a decrease of -332 units between 1990 and 2000.

Rented, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

There are 348 rented - but not occupied housing units. This is a decrease of -625 units since the year 2000 when it had 973 rented - but not occupied home units.

Vacant Units Listed For Sale

There are 4,291 for sale housing units. This is an increase of 2,335 units since the year 2000 when it had 1,956 for sale home units. It's an increase of 2,372 units since the year 1990 when it had 1,919 for sale units. Lake County saw an increase of 37 units between 1990 and 2000.

Sold, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

Lake County has 679 sold - but not occupied housing units.

Vacant Units For Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use

There are 3,386 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. This is an increase of 963 units since the year 2000 when it had 2,423 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. It's an increase of 1,260 units since the year 1990 when it had 2,126 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. Lake County saw an increase of 297 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units for Migrant Workers

Lake County has 13 for migrant workers housing units. This is an increase of 9 units since the year 2000 when it had 4 for migrant workers home units. It's an increase of 5 units since the year 1990 when it had 8 for migrant workers homes. There was a decrease of -4 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units Listed as an Other Status

There are 4,544 listed as vacant other housing units. This is an increase of 2,800 units since the year 2000 when it had 1,744 listed as vacant other homes. It's an increase of 3,155 units since the year 1990 when it had 1,389 listed as vacant other homes. There was an increase of 355 units between 1990 and 2000.