### Housing Units By Status

#### Total Housing Units

There are 17,038 total housing units. This is a decrease of -267 units since the year 2000 when it had 17,305 total units. It's an increase of 308 units since the year 1990 when it had 16,730 total home units. There was an increase of 575 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 17,038 total housing units, 89.5% are occupied home units, and 10.5% are vacant units.

#### Total Occupied Housing Units

There are 15,249 occupied housing units. This is a decrease of -303 units since the year 2000 when it had 15,552 occupied units. It's an increase of 104 units since the year 1990 when it had 15,145 occupied home units. Knox County saw an increase of 407 units between 1990 and 2000. Of Knox County's 15,249 occupied housing units, 41.79% are occupied with a loan or mortgage housing units, 33.27% are renter occupied units, and 24.93% are occupied clear of any loan or mortgage units.

##### Renter Occupied Housing Units

There are 5,074 renter occupied housing units. This is an increase of 252 units since the year 2000 when it had 4,822 renter occupied home units. It's an increase of 616 units since the year 1990 when it had 4,458 renter occupied units. There was an increase of 364 units between 1990 and 2000.

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

Knox County has 6,373 occupied with a loan or mortgage housing units.

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

Knox County has 3,802 occupied clear of any loan or mortgage housing units.

#### Total Vacant Housing Units

Knox County has 1,789 vacant housing units. This is an increase of 36 units since the year 2000 when it had 1,753 vacant housing units. It's an increase of 204 units since the year 1990 when it had 1,585 vacant units. There was an increase of 168 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 1,789 vacant housing units, 28.68% are for rent home units, 2.12% are rented - but not occupied units, 12.86% are for sale homes, 5.2% are sold - but not occupied homes, 10.1% are for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use homes, 0.5% are for migrant workers home units, and 40.64% are listed as vacant other homes.

##### Vacant Units Listed For Rent

There are 513 for rent housing units. This is a decrease of -179 units since the year 2000 when it had 692 for rent homes. It's a decrease of -158 units since the year 1990 when it had 671 for rent homes. Knox County saw an increase of 21 units between 1990 and 2000.

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

There are 38 rented - but not occupied housing units. This is a decrease of -172 units since the year 2000 when it had 210 rented - but not occupied home units.

##### Vacant Units Listed For Sale

Knox County has 230 for sale housing units. This is a decrease of -61 units since the year 2000 when it had 291 for sale units. It's an increase of 48 units since the year 1990 when it had 182 for sale housing units. Knox County saw an increase of 109 units between 1990 and 2000.

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

Knox County has 93 sold - but not occupied housing units.

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

There are 179 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. This is an increase of 45 units since the year 2000 when it had 134 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use homes. It's an increase of 90 units since the year 1990 when it had 89 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. Knox County saw an increase of 45 units between 1990 and 2000.

##### Vacant Units for Migrant Workers

There are 9 for migrant workers housing units. This is an increase of 4 units since the year 2000 when it had 5 for migrant workers homes. It's an increase of 9 units since the year 1990 when it had 0 for migrant workers units. There was an increase of 5 units between 1990 and 2000.

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

Knox County has 727 listed as vacant other housing units. This is an increase of 306 units since the year 2000 when it had 421 listed as vacant other housing units. It's an increase of 349 units since the year 1990 when it had 378 listed as vacant other home units. There was an increase of 43 units between 1990 and 2000.