### Housing Units By Status

#### Total Housing Units

Rice County has 4,548 total housing units. This is a decrease of -61 units since the year 2000 when it had 4,609 total housing units. It's a decrease of -320 units since the year 1990 when it had 4,868 total homes. There was a decrease of -259 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 4,548 total housing units, 85.88% are occupied units, and 14.12% are vacant units.

#### Total Occupied Housing Units

There are 3,906 occupied housing units. This is a decrease of -144 units since the year 2000 when it had 4,050 occupied home units. It's a decrease of -259 units since the year 1990 when it had 4,165 occupied homes. There was a decrease of -115 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 3,906 occupied housing units, 39.22% are occupied with a loan or mortgage units, 24.42% are renter occupied housing units, and 36.35% are occupied clear of any loan or mortgage home units.

##### Renter Occupied Housing Units

There are 954 renter occupied housing units. This is an increase of 6 units since the year 2000 when it had 948 renter occupied units. It's a decrease of -81 units since the year 1990 when it had 1,035 renter occupied housing units. Rice County saw a decrease of -87 units between 1990 and 2000.

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

There are 1,532 occupied with a loan or mortgage housing units.

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

There are 1,420 occupied clear of any loan or mortgage housing units.

#### Total Vacant Housing Units

Rice County has 642 vacant housing units. This is an increase of 83 units since the year 2000 when it had 559 vacant homes. It's a decrease of -61 units since the year 1990 when it had 703 vacant housing units. There was a decrease of -144 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 642 vacant housing units, 22.27% are for rent home units, 1.71% are rented - but not occupied home units, 12.31% are for sale homes, 5.92% are sold - but not occupied home units, 9.19% are for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units, 0.16% are for migrant workers homes, and 48.44% are listed as vacant other units.

##### Vacant Units Listed For Rent

Rice County has 143 for rent housing units. This is an increase of 45 units since the year 2000 when it had 98 for rent housing units. It's a decrease of -28 units since the year 1990 when it had 171 for rent home units. There was a decrease of -73 units between 1990 and 2000.

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

Rice County has 11 rented - but not occupied housing units. This is a decrease of -37 units since the year 2000 when it had 48 rented - but not occupied home units.

##### Vacant Units Listed For Sale

Rice County has 79 for sale housing units. This is a decrease of -1 units since the year 2000 when it had 80 for sale housing units. It's a decrease of -46 units since the year 1990 when it had 125 for sale homes. There was a decrease of -45 units between 1990 and 2000.

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

Rice County has 38 sold - but not occupied housing units.

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

Rice County has 59 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. This is a decrease of -25 units since the year 2000 when it had 84 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use homes. It's an increase of 46 units since the year 1990 when it had 13 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. Rice County saw an increase of 71 units between 1990 and 2000.

##### Vacant Units for Migrant Workers

Rice County has 1 for migrant workers housing units. This is a decrease of 0 units since the year 2000 when it had 1 for migrant workers homes. It's an increase of 1 units since the year 1990 when it had 0 for migrant workers home units. Rice County saw an increase of 1 units between 1990 and 2000.

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

Rice County has 311 listed as vacant other housing units. This is an increase of 63 units since the year 2000 when it had 248 listed as vacant other home units. It's a decrease of -43 units since the year 1990 when it had 354 listed as vacant other home units. Rice County saw a decrease of -106 units between 1990 and 2000.