Penobscot County, Maine Real Estate Statistics

Home and Real Estate Statistics for Penobscot County, Maine

Housing Units By Status

Total Housing Units

There are 73,860 total housing units. This is an increase of 7,013 units since the year 2000 when it had 66,847 total home units. It's an increase of 12,501 units since the year 1990 when it had 61,359 total home units. Penobscot County saw an increase of 5,488 units between 1990 and 2000. Of Penobscot County's 73,860 total housing units, 85.25% are occupied home units, and 14.75% are vacant homes.

Total Occupied Housing Units

There are 62,966 occupied housing units. This is an increase of 4,870 units since the year 2000 when it had 58,096 occupied homes. It's an increase of 8,903 units since the year 1990 when it had 54,063 occupied home units. Penobscot County saw an increase of 4,033 units between 1990 and 2000. Of Penobscot County's 62,966 occupied housing units, 44.6% are occupied with a loan or mortgage housing units, 31.74% are renter occupied home units, and 24.2% are occupied clear of any loan or mortgage units.

Renter Occupied Housing Units

Penobscot County has 19,985 renter occupied housing units. This is an increase of 2,443 units since the year 2000 when it had 17,542 renter occupied housing units. It's an increase of 3,601 units since the year 1990 when it had 16,384 renter occupied housing units. There was an increase of 1,158 units between 1990 and 2000.

Units Occupied with a Loan or Mortgage

Penobscot County has 27,744 occupied with a loan or mortgage housing units.

Units Occupied Clear of Any Loan or Mortgage

Penobscot County has 15,237 occupied clear of any loan or mortgage housing units.

Total Vacant Housing Units

Penobscot County has 10,894 vacant housing units. This is an increase of 2,143 units since the year 2000 when it had 8,751 vacant units. It's an increase of 3,598 units since the year 1990 when it had 7,296 vacant units. There was an increase of 1,455 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 10,894 vacant housing units, 14.7% are for rent units, 0.82% are rented - but not occupied housing units, 8.24% are for sale units, 1.73% are sold - but not occupied units, 56.9% are for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units, 0.1% are for migrant workers home units, and 18.23% are listed as vacant other housing units.

Vacant Units Listed For Rent

Penobscot County has 1,533 for rent housing units. This is an increase of 383 units since the year 2000 when it had 1,150 for rent housing units. It's an increase of 267 units since the year 1990 when it had 1,266 for rent units. Penobscot County saw a decrease of -116 units between 1990 and 2000.

Rented, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

Penobscot County has 89 rented - but not occupied housing units. This is a decrease of -372 units since the year 2000 when it had 461 rented - but not occupied homes.

Vacant Units Listed For Sale

There are 898 for sale housing units. This is a decrease of -41 units since the year 2000 when it had 939 for sale home units. It's an increase of 401 units since the year 1990 when it had 497 for sale housing units. There was an increase of 442 units between 1990 and 2000.

Sold, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

There are 188 sold - but not occupied housing units.

Vacant Units For Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use

There are 6,199 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. This is an increase of 1,237 units since the year 2000 when it had 4,962 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. It's an increase of 2,161 units since the year 1990 when it had 4,038 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use home units. There was an increase of 924 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units for Migrant Workers

Penobscot County has 1 for migrant workers housing units. This is a decrease of -1 units since the year 2000 when it had 2 for migrant workers housing units. It's a decrease of -8 units since the year 1990 when it had 9 for migrant workers homes. Penobscot County saw a decrease of -7 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units Listed as an Other Status

There are 1,986 listed as vacant other housing units. This is an increase of 749 units since the year 2000 when it had 1,237 listed as vacant other housing units. It's an increase of 856 units since the year 1990 when it had 1,130 listed as vacant other housing units. There was an increase of 107 units between 1990 and 2000.