### Housing Units By Status

#### Total Housing Units

There are 18,535 total housing units. This is a decrease of -108 units since the year 2000 when it had 18,643 total units. It's an increase of 287 units since the year 1990 when it had 18,248 total home units. Des Moines County saw an increase of 395 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 18,535 total housing units, 91.73% are occupied units, and 8.27% are vacant home units.

#### Total Occupied Housing Units

Des Moines County has 17,003 occupied housing units. This is a decrease of -267 units since the year 2000 when it had 17,270 occupied homes. It's an increase of 129 units since the year 1990 when it had 16,874 occupied homes. Des Moines County saw an increase of 396 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 17,003 occupied housing units, 42.51% are occupied with a loan or mortgage units, 27.4% are renter occupied housing units, and 30.9% are occupied clear of any loan or mortgage housing units.

##### Renter Occupied Housing Units

There are 4,658 renter occupied housing units. This is an increase of 201 units since the year 2000 when it had 4,457 renter occupied homes. It's an increase of 63 units since the year 1990 when it had 4,595 renter occupied home units. Des Moines County saw a decrease of -138 units between 1990 and 2000.

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

Des Moines County has 7,228 occupied with a loan or mortgage housing units.

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

There are 5,117 occupied clear of any loan or mortgage housing units.

#### Total Vacant Housing Units

There are 1,532 vacant housing units. This is an increase of 159 units since the year 2000 when it had 1,373 vacant units. It's an increase of 158 units since the year 1990 when it had 1,374 vacant housing units. Des Moines County saw a decrease of -1 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 1,532 vacant housing units, 37.92% are for rent homes, 1.57% are rented - but not occupied units, 15.67% are for sale homes, 4.37% are sold - but not occupied units, 10.77% are for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use homes, 0.13% are for migrant workers homes, and 29.57% are listed as vacant other housing units.

##### Vacant Units Listed For Rent

Des Moines County has 581 for rent housing units. This is an increase of 146 units since the year 2000 when it had 435 for rent home units. It's an increase of 221 units since the year 1990 when it had 360 for rent home units. There was an increase of 75 units between 1990 and 2000.

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

Des Moines County has 24 rented - but not occupied housing units. This is a decrease of -101 units since the year 2000 when it had 125 rented - but not occupied units.

##### Vacant Units Listed For Sale

Des Moines County has 240 for sale housing units. This is a decrease of -6 units since the year 2000 when it had 246 for sale housing units. It's an increase of 56 units since the year 1990 when it had 184 for sale homes. There was an increase of 62 units between 1990 and 2000.

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

Des Moines County has 67 sold - but not occupied housing units.

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

Des Moines County has 165 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. This is an increase of 2 units since the year 2000 when it had 163 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use home units. It's a decrease of -88 units since the year 1990 when it had 253 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use homes. There was a decrease of -90 units between 1990 and 2000.

##### Vacant Units for Migrant Workers

Des Moines 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 homes. It's an increase of 2 units since the year 1990 when it had 0 for migrant workers home units. Des Moines County saw a decrease of 0 units between 1990 and 2000.

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

Des Moines County has 453 listed as vacant other housing units. This is an increase of 49 units since the year 2000 when it had 404 listed as vacant other units. It's an increase of 17 units since the year 1990 when it had 436 listed as vacant other homes. There was a decrease of -32 units between 1990 and 2000.