Palo Alto County, Iowa Real Estate Statistics

Home and Real Estate Statistics for Palo Alto County, Iowa

Housing Units By Status

Total Housing Units

There are 4,628 total housing units. This is a decrease of -3 units since the year 2000 when it had 4,631 total units. It's a decrease of -198 units since the year 1990 when it had 4,826 total housing units. Palo Alto County saw a decrease of -195 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 4,628 total housing units, 86.3% are occupied homes, and 13.7% are vacant home units.

Total Occupied Housing Units

Palo Alto County has 3,994 occupied housing units. This is a decrease of -125 units since the year 2000 when it had 4,119 occupied home units. It's a decrease of -189 units since the year 1990 when it had 4,183 occupied home units. Palo Alto County saw a decrease of -64 units between 1990 and 2000. Of Palo Alto County's 3,994 occupied housing units, 38.56% are occupied with a loan or mortgage home units, 25.99% are renter occupied housing units, and 35.45% are occupied clear of any loan or mortgage housing units.

Renter Occupied Housing Units

Palo Alto County has 1,038 renter occupied housing units. This is a decrease of -29 units since the year 2000 when it had 1,067 renter occupied homes. It's a decrease of -179 units since the year 1990 when it had 1,217 renter occupied homes. There was a decrease of -150 units between 1990 and 2000.

Units Occupied with a Loan or Mortgage

Palo Alto County has 1,540 occupied with a loan or mortgage housing units.

Units Occupied Clear of Any Loan or Mortgage

There are 1,416 occupied clear of any loan or mortgage housing units.

Total Vacant Housing Units

There are 634 vacant housing units. This is an increase of 122 units since the year 2000 when it had 512 vacant housing units. It's a decrease of -9 units since the year 1990 when it had 643 vacant home units. There was a decrease of -131 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 634 vacant housing units, 17.35% are for rent homes, 0.16% are rented - but not occupied housing units, 10.9% are for sale housing units, 3.63% are sold - but not occupied housing units, 23.5% are for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use units, 0% are for migrant workers home units, and 45.27% are listed as vacant other home units.

Vacant Units Listed For Rent

Palo Alto County has 110 for rent housing units. This is a decrease of -42 units since the year 2000 when it had 152 for rent units. It's a decrease of -2 units since the year 1990 when it had 112 for rent housing units. Palo Alto County saw an increase of 40 units between 1990 and 2000.

Rented, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

Palo Alto County has 1 rented - but not occupied housing units. This is a decrease of -17 units since the year 2000 when it had 18 rented - but not occupied units.

Vacant Units Listed For Sale

There are 64 for sale housing units. This is a decrease of -1 units since the year 2000 when it had 65 for sale home units. It's a decrease of 0 units since the year 1990 when it had 64 for sale units. There was an increase of 1 units between 1990 and 2000.

Sold, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

Palo Alto County has 23 sold - but not occupied housing units.

Vacant Units For Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use

Palo Alto County has 149 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. This is an increase of 50 units since the year 2000 when it had 99 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use homes. It's a decrease of -16 units since the year 1990 when it had 165 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use home units. There was a decrease of -66 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units for Migrant Workers

Palo Alto 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 -2 units since the year 1990 when it had 2 for migrant workers homes. Palo Alto County saw a decrease of -2 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units Listed as an Other Status

There are 287 listed as vacant other housing units. This is an increase of 109 units since the year 2000 when it had 178 listed as vacant other home units. It's an increase of 22 units since the year 1990 when it had 265 listed as vacant other housing units. There was a decrease of -87 units between 1990 and 2000.