Maine Real Estate Statistics

Home and Real Estate Statistics for Maine

Housing Units By Status

Total Housing Units

There are 721,830 total housing units. This is an increase of 69,929 units since the year 2000 when it had 651,901 total home units. It's an increase of 134,785 units since the year 1990 when it had 587,045 total homes. There was an increase of 64,856 units between 1990 and 2000. Of Maine's 721,830 total housing units, 77.2% are occupied homes, and 22.8% are vacant units.

Total Occupied Housing Units

Maine has 557,219 occupied housing units. This is an increase of 39,019 units since the year 2000 when it had 518,200 occupied units. It's an increase of 91,907 units since the year 1990 when it had 465,312 occupied housing units. Maine saw an increase of 52,888 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 557,219 occupied housing units, 47.42% are occupied with a loan or mortgage units, 28.68% are renter occupied housing units, and 23.9% are occupied clear of any loan or mortgage units.

Renter Occupied Housing Units

There are 159,802 renter occupied housing units. This is an increase of 12,507 units since the year 2000 when it had 147,295 renter occupied units. It's an increase of 22,378 units since the year 1990 when it had 137,424 renter occupied units. Maine saw an increase of 9,871 units between 1990 and 2000.

Units Occupied with a Loan or Mortgage

There are 264,218 occupied with a loan or mortgage housing units.

Units Occupied Clear of Any Loan or Mortgage

Maine has 133,199 occupied clear of any loan or mortgage housing units.

Total Vacant Housing Units

There are 164,611 vacant housing units. This is an increase of 30,910 units since the year 2000 when it had 133,701 vacant homes. It's an increase of 42,878 units since the year 1990 when it had 121,733 vacant housing units. Maine saw an increase of 11,968 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 164,611 vacant housing units, 9.56% are for rent units, 0.62% are rented - but not occupied home units, 5.9% are for sale units, 1.27% are sold - but not occupied home units, 71.87% are for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use home units, 0.1% are for migrant workers home units, and 10.68% are listed as vacant other home units.

Vacant Units Listed For Rent

Maine has 15,738 for rent housing units. This is an increase of 4,585 units since the year 2000 when it had 11,153 for rent housing units. It's an increase of 3,116 units since the year 1990 when it had 12,622 for rent home units. There was a decrease of -1,469 units between 1990 and 2000.

Rented, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

Maine has 1,021 rented - but not occupied housing units. This is a decrease of -2,548 units since the year 2000 when it had 3,569 rented - but not occupied units.

Vacant Units Listed For Sale

Maine has 9,711 for sale housing units. This is an increase of 3,462 units since the year 2000 when it had 6,249 for sale home units. It's an increase of 3,800 units since the year 1990 when it had 5,911 for sale units. There was an increase of 338 units between 1990 and 2000.

Sold, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

There are 2,089 sold - but not occupied housing units.

Vacant Units For Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use

Maine has 118,310 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. This is an increase of 16,840 units since the year 2000 when it had 101,470 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use units. It's an increase of 30,271 units since the year 1990 when it had 88,039 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use units. Maine saw an increase of 13,431 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units for Migrant Workers

Maine has 160 for migrant workers housing units. This is an increase of 90 units since the year 2000 when it had 70 for migrant workers homes. It's a decrease of -7 units since the year 1990 when it had 167 for migrant workers housing units. There was a decrease of -97 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units Listed as an Other Status

Maine has 17,582 listed as vacant other housing units. This is an increase of 6,392 units since the year 2000 when it had 11,190 listed as vacant other housing units. It's an increase of 6,152 units since the year 1990 when it had 11,430 listed as vacant other home units. There was a decrease of -240 units between 1990 and 2000.