Mercer County, Kentucky Real Estate Statistics

Home and Real Estate Statistics for Mercer County, Kentucky

Housing Units By Status

Total Housing Units

Mercer County has 9,941 total housing units. This is an increase of 652 units since the year 2000 when it had 9,289 total housing units. It's an increase of 1,729 units since the year 1990 when it had 8,212 total housing units. Mercer County saw an increase of 1,077 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 9,941 total housing units, 87.34% are occupied home units, and 12.66% are vacant home units.

Total Occupied Housing Units

Mercer County has 8,682 occupied housing units. This is an increase of 259 units since the year 2000 when it had 8,423 occupied units. It's an increase of 1,269 units since the year 1990 when it had 7,413 occupied homes. There was an increase of 1,010 units between 1990 and 2000. Of Mercer County's 8,682 occupied housing units, 47.35% are occupied with a loan or mortgage home units, 26.3% are renter occupied units, and 26.35% are occupied clear of any loan or mortgage housing units.

Renter Occupied Housing Units

There are 2,283 renter occupied housing units. This is an increase of 141 units since the year 2000 when it had 2,142 renter occupied homes. It's an increase of 263 units since the year 1990 when it had 2,020 renter occupied units. There was an increase of 122 units between 1990 and 2000.

Units Occupied with a Loan or Mortgage

Mercer County has 4,111 occupied with a loan or mortgage housing units.

Units Occupied Clear of Any Loan or Mortgage

There are 2,288 occupied clear of any loan or mortgage housing units.

Total Vacant Housing Units

Mercer County has 1,259 vacant housing units. This is an increase of 393 units since the year 2000 when it had 866 vacant units. It's an increase of 460 units since the year 1990 when it had 799 vacant home units. Mercer County saw an increase of 67 units between 1990 and 2000. Of Mercer County's 1,259 vacant housing units, 18.98% are for rent units, 1.11% are rented - but not occupied units, 14.14% are for sale housing units, 2.86% are sold - but not occupied housing units, 31.85% are for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use homes, 0.4% are for migrant workers home units, and 30.66% are listed as vacant other units.

Vacant Units Listed For Rent

There are 239 for rent housing units. This is an increase of 55 units since the year 2000 when it had 184 for rent units. It's an increase of 91 units since the year 1990 when it had 148 for rent units. Mercer County saw an increase of 36 units between 1990 and 2000.

Rented, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

Mercer County has 14 rented - but not occupied housing units. This is a decrease of -39 units since the year 2000 when it had 53 rented - but not occupied units.

Vacant Units Listed For Sale

Mercer County has 178 for sale housing units. This is an increase of 77 units since the year 2000 when it had 101 for sale home units. It's an increase of 83 units since the year 1990 when it had 95 for sale homes. There was an increase of 6 units between 1990 and 2000.

Sold, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

There are 36 sold - but not occupied housing units.

Vacant Units For Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use

There are 401 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. This is an increase of 85 units since the year 2000 when it had 316 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use units. It's an increase of 129 units since the year 1990 when it had 272 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use units. There was an increase of 44 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units for Migrant Workers

Mercer County has 5 for migrant workers housing units. This is an increase of 4 units since the year 2000 when it had 1 for migrant workers housing units. It's an increase of 5 units since the year 1990 when it had 0 for migrant workers home units. Mercer County saw an increase of 1 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units Listed as an Other Status

There are 386 listed as vacant other housing units. This is an increase of 175 units since the year 2000 when it had 211 listed as vacant other home units. It's an increase of 195 units since the year 1990 when it had 191 listed as vacant other units. Mercer County saw an increase of 20 units between 1990 and 2000.