Kentucky Real Estate Statistics

Home and Real Estate Statistics for Kentucky

Housing Units By Status

Total Housing Units

There are 1,927,164 total housing units. This is an increase of 176,237 units since the year 2000 when it had 1,750,927 total homes. It's an increase of 420,319 units since the year 1990 when it had 1,506,845 total units. Kentucky saw an increase of 244,082 units between 1990 and 2000. Of Kentucky's 1,927,164 total housing units, 89.25% are occupied home units, and 10.75% are vacant homes.

Total Occupied Housing Units

There are 1,719,965 occupied housing units. This is an increase of 129,318 units since the year 2000 when it had 1,590,647 occupied housing units. It's an increase of 340,183 units since the year 1990 when it had 1,379,782 occupied units. There was an increase of 210,865 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 1,719,965 occupied housing units, 44.2% are occupied with a loan or mortgage home units, 31.32% are renter occupied units, and 24.66% are occupied clear of any loan or mortgage homes.

Renter Occupied Housing Units

Kentucky has 538,694 renter occupied housing units. This is an increase of 73,444 units since the year 2000 when it had 465,250 renter occupied housing units. It's an increase of 119,381 units since the year 1990 when it had 419,313 renter occupied units. Kentucky saw an increase of 45,937 units between 1990 and 2000.

Units Occupied with a Loan or Mortgage

There are 757,084 occupied with a loan or mortgage housing units.

Units Occupied Clear of Any Loan or Mortgage

Kentucky has 424,187 occupied clear of any loan or mortgage housing units.

Total Vacant Housing Units

Kentucky has 207,199 vacant housing units. This is an increase of 46,919 units since the year 2000 when it had 160,280 vacant housing units. It's an increase of 80,136 units since the year 1990 when it had 127,063 vacant housing units. Kentucky saw an increase of 33,217 units between 1990 and 2000. Of Kentucky's 207,199 vacant housing units, 27.49% are for rent housing units, 1.48% are rented - but not occupied homes, 13.17% are for sale homes, 4.19% are sold - but not occupied home units, 18.64% are for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use home units, 0.3% are for migrant workers home units, and 34.73% are listed as vacant other units.

Vacant Units Listed For Rent

There are 56,960 for rent housing units. This is an increase of 12,692 units since the year 2000 when it had 44,268 for rent units. It's an increase of 19,570 units since the year 1990 when it had 37,390 for rent units. There was an increase of 6,878 units between 1990 and 2000.

Rented, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

Kentucky has 3,059 rented - but not occupied housing units. This is a decrease of -10,362 units since the year 2000 when it had 13,421 rented - but not occupied homes.

Vacant Units Listed For Sale

There are 27,286 for sale housing units. This is an increase of 6,538 units since the year 2000 when it had 20,748 for sale units. It's an increase of 11,355 units since the year 1990 when it had 15,931 for sale units. There was an increase of 4,817 units between 1990 and 2000.

Sold, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

Kentucky has 8,687 sold - but not occupied housing units.

Vacant Units For Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use

There are 38,616 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. This is an increase of 8,196 units since the year 2000 when it had 30,420 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use units. It's an increase of 17,654 units since the year 1990 when it had 20,962 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. Kentucky saw an increase of 9,458 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units for Migrant Workers

There are 627 for migrant workers housing units. This is a decrease of -88 units since the year 2000 when it had 715 for migrant workers home units. It's an increase of 430 units since the year 1990 when it had 197 for migrant workers units. Kentucky saw an increase of 518 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units Listed as an Other Status

There are 71,964 listed as vacant other housing units. This is an increase of 21,256 units since the year 2000 when it had 50,708 listed as vacant other homes. It's an increase of 31,709 units since the year 1990 when it had 40,255 listed as vacant other units. Kentucky saw an increase of 10,453 units between 1990 and 2000.