Iowa Real Estate Statistics

Home and Real Estate Statistics for Iowa

Housing Units By Status

Total Housing Units

There are 1,336,417 total housing units. This is an increase of 103,906 units since the year 2000 when it had 1,232,511 total homes. It's an increase of 192,748 units since the year 1990 when it had 1,143,669 total housing units. Iowa saw an increase of 88,842 units between 1990 and 2000. Of Iowa's 1,336,417 total housing units, 91.41% are occupied units, and 8.59% are vacant units.

Total Occupied Housing Units

There are 1,221,576 occupied housing units. This is an increase of 72,300 units since the year 2000 when it had 1,149,276 occupied housing units. It's an increase of 157,251 units since the year 1990 when it had 1,064,325 occupied homes. There was an increase of 84,951 units between 1990 and 2000. Of Iowa's 1,221,576 occupied housing units, 46.99% are occupied with a loan or mortgage home units, 27.91% are renter occupied housing units, and 25.1% are occupied clear of any loan or mortgage home units.

Renter Occupied Housing Units

There are 340,941 renter occupied housing units. This is an increase of 23,084 units since the year 2000 when it had 317,857 renter occupied home units. It's an increase of 21,993 units since the year 1990 when it had 318,948 renter occupied home units. Iowa saw a decrease of -1,091 units between 1990 and 2000.

Units Occupied with a Loan or Mortgage

There are 573,988 occupied with a loan or mortgage housing units.

Units Occupied Clear of Any Loan or Mortgage

Iowa has 306,647 occupied clear of any loan or mortgage housing units.

Total Vacant Housing Units

Iowa has 114,841 vacant housing units. This is an increase of 31,606 units since the year 2000 when it had 83,235 vacant housing units. It's an increase of 35,497 units since the year 1990 when it had 79,344 vacant home units. There was an increase of 3,891 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 114,841 vacant housing units, 27.7% are for rent home units, 1.57% are rented - but not occupied units, 16.3% are for sale homes, 4.84% are sold - but not occupied units, 18.3% are for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units, 0.8% are for migrant workers home units, and 31.49% are listed as vacant other housing units.

Vacant Units Listed For Rent

Iowa has 31,812 for rent housing units. This is an increase of 8,540 units since the year 2000 when it had 23,272 for rent units. It's an increase of 9,917 units since the year 1990 when it had 21,895 for rent units. Iowa saw an increase of 1,377 units between 1990 and 2000.

Rented, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

Iowa has 1,803 rented - but not occupied housing units. This is a decrease of -5,641 units since the year 2000 when it had 7,444 rented - but not occupied housing units.

Vacant Units Listed For Sale

There are 18,405 for sale housing units. This is an increase of 4,338 units since the year 2000 when it had 14,067 for sale housing units. It's an increase of 7,329 units since the year 1990 when it had 11,076 for sale units. There was an increase of 2,991 units between 1990 and 2000.

Sold, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

There are 5,555 sold - but not occupied housing units.

Vacant Units For Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use

Iowa has 21,020 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. This is an increase of 4,548 units since the year 2000 when it had 16,472 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use units. It's an increase of 6,376 units since the year 1990 when it had 14,644 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use homes. Iowa saw an increase of 1,828 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units for Migrant Workers

Iowa has 87 for migrant workers housing units. This is an increase of 10 units since the year 2000 when it had 77 for migrant workers units. It's an increase of 35 units since the year 1990 when it had 52 for migrant workers units. There was an increase of 25 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units Listed as an Other Status

There are 36,159 listed as vacant other housing units. This is an increase of 14,256 units since the year 2000 when it had 21,903 listed as vacant other home units. It's an increase of 12,898 units since the year 1990 when it had 23,261 listed as vacant other units. There was a decrease of -1,358 units between 1990 and 2000.