Benton County, Iowa Real Estate Statistics

Home and Real Estate Statistics for Benton County, Iowa

Housing Units By Status

Total Housing Units

There are 11,095 total housing units. This is an increase of 718 units since the year 2000 when it had 10,377 total homes. It's an increase of 1,970 units since the year 1990 when it had 9,125 total homes. Benton County saw an increase of 1,252 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 11,095 total housing units, 92.85% are occupied homes, and 7.15% are vacant units.

Total Occupied Housing Units

Benton County has 10,302 occupied housing units. This is an increase of 556 units since the year 2000 when it had 9,746 occupied homes. It's an increase of 1,784 units since the year 1990 when it had 8,518 occupied housing units. Benton County saw an increase of 1,228 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 10,302 occupied housing units, 53.81% are occupied with a loan or mortgage home units, 19.21% are renter occupied homes, and 26.98% are occupied clear of any loan or mortgage home units.

Renter Occupied Housing Units

Benton County has 1,979 renter occupied housing units. This is a decrease of -29 units since the year 2000 when it had 2,008 renter occupied housing units. It's a decrease of -171 units since the year 1990 when it had 2,150 renter occupied units. There was a decrease of -142 units between 1990 and 2000.

Units Occupied with a Loan or Mortgage

There are 5,544 occupied with a loan or mortgage housing units.

Units Occupied Clear of Any Loan or Mortgage

There are 2,779 occupied clear of any loan or mortgage housing units.

Total Vacant Housing Units

Benton County has 793 vacant housing units. This is an increase of 162 units since the year 2000 when it had 631 vacant home units. It's an increase of 186 units since the year 1990 when it had 607 vacant housing units. There was an increase of 24 units between 1990 and 2000. Of Benton County's 793 vacant housing units, 21.94% are for rent home units, 1.64% are rented - but not occupied home units, 18.41% are for sale units, 4.67% are sold - but not occupied homes, 13.75% are for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use home units, 0.25% are for migrant workers housing units, and 39.34% are listed as vacant other home units.

Vacant Units Listed For Rent

Benton County has 174 for rent housing units. This is an increase of 33 units since the year 2000 when it had 141 for rent units. It's an increase of 40 units since the year 1990 when it had 134 for rent home units. There was an increase of 7 units between 1990 and 2000.

Rented, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

Benton County has 13 rented - but not occupied housing units. This is a decrease of -28 units since the year 2000 when it had 41 rented - but not occupied homes.

Vacant Units Listed For Sale

There are 146 for sale housing units. This is an increase of 31 units since the year 2000 when it had 115 for sale housing units. It's an increase of 52 units since the year 1990 when it had 94 for sale homes. There was an increase of 21 units between 1990 and 2000.

Sold, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

Benton County has 37 sold - but not occupied housing units.

Vacant Units For Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use

There are 109 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. This is a decrease of -19 units since the year 2000 when it had 128 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use home units. It's a decrease of -10 units since the year 1990 when it had 119 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use homes. There was an increase of 9 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units for Migrant Workers

Benton County has 2 for migrant workers housing units. This is an increase of 2 units since the year 2000 when it had 0 for migrant workers home units. It's an increase of 2 units since the year 1990 when it had 0 for migrant workers units. There was a decrease of 0 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units Listed as an Other Status

There are 312 listed as vacant other housing units. This is an increase of 106 units since the year 2000 when it had 206 listed as vacant other units. It's an increase of 137 units since the year 1990 when it had 175 listed as vacant other homes. Benton County saw an increase of 31 units between 1990 and 2000.