### Housing Units By Status

#### Total Housing Units

Knox County has 23,744 total housing units. This is an increase of 2,132 units since the year 2000 when it had 21,612 total homes. It's an increase of 4,735 units since the year 1990 when it had 19,009 total homes. There was an increase of 2,603 units between 1990 and 2000. Of Knox County's 23,744 total housing units, 72.68% are occupied homes, and 27.32% are vacant homes.

#### Total Occupied Housing Units

Knox County has 17,258 occupied housing units. This is an increase of 650 units since the year 2000 when it had 16,608 occupied units. It's an increase of 2,914 units since the year 1990 when it had 14,344 occupied homes. There was an increase of 2,264 units between 1990 and 2000. Of Knox County's 17,258 occupied housing units, 47.17% are occupied with a loan or mortgage home units, 25.9% are renter occupied homes, and 26.94% are occupied clear of any loan or mortgage homes.

##### Renter Occupied Housing Units

There are 4,469 renter occupied housing units. This is an increase of 148 units since the year 2000 when it had 4,321 renter occupied homes. It's an increase of 689 units since the year 1990 when it had 3,780 renter occupied homes. There was an increase of 541 units between 1990 and 2000.

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

There are 8,140 occupied with a loan or mortgage housing units.

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

Knox County has 4,649 occupied clear of any loan or mortgage housing units.

#### Total Vacant Housing Units

Knox County has 6,486 vacant housing units. This is an increase of 1,482 units since the year 2000 when it had 5,004 vacant home units. It's an increase of 1,821 units since the year 1990 when it had 4,665 vacant units. There was an increase of 339 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 6,486 vacant housing units, 7.74% are for rent units, 0.94% are rented - but not occupied home units, 5.74% are for sale homes, 1.19% are sold - but not occupied units, 74.44% are for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use homes, 0.3% are for migrant workers homes, and 9.93% are listed as vacant other units.

##### Vacant Units Listed For Rent

There are 502 for rent housing units. This is an increase of 230 units since the year 2000 when it had 272 for rent homes. It's an increase of 113 units since the year 1990 when it had 389 for rent homes. There was a decrease of -117 units between 1990 and 2000.

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

There are 61 rented - but not occupied housing units. This is a decrease of -107 units since the year 2000 when it had 168 rented - but not occupied home units.

##### Vacant Units Listed For Sale

There are 372 for sale housing units. This is an increase of 209 units since the year 2000 when it had 163 for sale units. It's an increase of 133 units since the year 1990 when it had 239 for sale homes. Knox County saw a decrease of -76 units between 1990 and 2000.

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

There are 77 sold - but not occupied housing units.

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

Knox County has 4,828 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. This is an increase of 774 units since the year 2000 when it had 4,054 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. It's an increase of 1,287 units since the year 1990 when it had 3,541 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use homes. There was an increase of 513 units between 1990 and 2000.

##### Vacant Units for Migrant Workers

There are 2 for migrant workers housing units. This is a decrease of -3 units since the year 2000 when it had 5 for migrant workers units. It's an increase of 2 units since the year 1990 when it had 0 for migrant workers homes. Knox County saw an increase of 5 units between 1990 and 2000.

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

There are 644 listed as vacant other housing units. This is an increase of 302 units since the year 2000 when it had 342 listed as vacant other home units. It's an increase of 263 units since the year 1990 when it had 381 listed as vacant other housing units. Knox County saw a decrease of -39 units between 1990 and 2000.