Mercer County, Illinois Real Estate Statistics

Home and Real Estate Statistics for Mercer County, Illinois

Housing Units By Status

Total Housing Units

There are 7,358 total housing units. This is an increase of 249 units since the year 2000 when it had 7,109 total homes. It's an increase of 114 units since the year 1990 when it had 7,244 total housing units. There was a decrease of -135 units between 1990 and 2000. Of Mercer County's 7,358 total housing units, 91.52% are occupied homes, and 8.48% are vacant units.

Total Occupied Housing Units

Mercer County has 6,734 occupied housing units. This is an increase of 110 units since the year 2000 when it had 6,624 occupied units. It's an increase of 162 units since the year 1990 when it had 6,572 occupied homes. There was an increase of 52 units between 1990 and 2000. Of Mercer County's 6,734 occupied housing units, 48.77% are occupied with a loan or mortgage housing units, 19.51% are renter occupied home units, and 31.72% are occupied clear of any loan or mortgage units.

Renter Occupied Housing Units

There are 1,314 renter occupied housing units. This is a decrease of -33 units since the year 2000 when it had 1,347 renter occupied homes. It's a decrease of -348 units since the year 1990 when it had 1,662 renter occupied homes. Mercer County saw a decrease of -315 units between 1990 and 2000.

Units Occupied with a Loan or Mortgage

Mercer County has 3,284 occupied with a loan or mortgage housing units.

Units Occupied Clear of Any Loan or Mortgage

Mercer County has 2,136 occupied clear of any loan or mortgage housing units.

Total Vacant Housing Units

Mercer County has 624 vacant housing units. This is an increase of 139 units since the year 2000 when it had 485 vacant units. It's a decrease of -48 units since the year 1990 when it had 672 vacant housing units. Mercer County saw a decrease of -187 units between 1990 and 2000. Of Mercer County's 624 vacant housing units, 14.26% are for rent units, 0.8% are rented - but not occupied units, 15.87% are for sale housing units, 6.9% are sold - but not occupied units, 18.59% are for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use home units, 0% are for migrant workers homes, and 44.39% are listed as vacant other housing units.

Vacant Units Listed For Rent

Mercer County has 89 for rent housing units. This is an increase of 21 units since the year 2000 when it had 68 for rent homes. It's a decrease of -9 units since the year 1990 when it had 98 for rent housing units. Mercer County saw a decrease of -30 units between 1990 and 2000.

Rented, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

There are 5 rented - but not occupied housing units. This is a decrease of -67 units since the year 2000 when it had 72 rented - but not occupied home units.

Vacant Units Listed For Sale

There are 99 for sale housing units. This is an increase of 22 units since the year 2000 when it had 77 for sale home units. It's an increase of 15 units since the year 1990 when it had 84 for sale homes. There was a decrease of -7 units between 1990 and 2000.

Sold, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

There are 38 sold - but not occupied housing units.

Vacant Units For Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use

There are 116 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. This is an increase of 8 units since the year 2000 when it had 108 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. It's a decrease of -29 units since the year 1990 when it had 145 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. There was a decrease of -37 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units for Migrant Workers

Mercer 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 homes. It's a decrease of -1 units since the year 1990 when it had 1 for migrant workers units. There was a decrease of -1 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units Listed as an Other Status

Mercer County has 277 listed as vacant other housing units. This is an increase of 117 units since the year 2000 when it had 160 listed as vacant other homes. It's an increase of 10 units since the year 1990 when it had 267 listed as vacant other housing units. There was a decrease of -107 units between 1990 and 2000.