Dorchester County, Maryland Real Estate Statistics

Home and Real Estate Statistics for Dorchester County, Maryland

Housing Units By Status

Total Housing Units

There are 16,554 total housing units. This is an increase of 1,873 units since the year 2000 when it had 14,681 total home units. It's an increase of 2,285 units since the year 1990 when it had 14,269 total home units. There was an increase of 412 units between 1990 and 2000. Of Dorchester County's 16,554 total housing units, 81.68% are occupied home units, and 18.32% are vacant housing units.

Total Occupied Housing Units

There are 13,522 occupied housing units. This is an increase of 816 units since the year 2000 when it had 12,706 occupied housing units. It's an increase of 1,405 units since the year 1990 when it had 12,117 occupied housing units. Dorchester County saw an increase of 589 units between 1990 and 2000. Of Dorchester County's 13,522 occupied housing units, 43.3% are occupied with a loan or mortgage housing units, 31.5% are renter occupied units, and 25.2% are occupied clear of any loan or mortgage home units.

Renter Occupied Housing Units

Dorchester County has 4,259 renter occupied housing units. This is an increase of 459 units since the year 2000 when it had 3,800 renter occupied housing units. It's an increase of 335 units since the year 1990 when it had 3,924 renter occupied units. Dorchester County saw a decrease of -124 units between 1990 and 2000.

Units Occupied with a Loan or Mortgage

There are 5,855 occupied with a loan or mortgage housing units.

Units Occupied Clear of Any Loan or Mortgage

There are 3,408 occupied clear of any loan or mortgage housing units.

Total Vacant Housing Units

Dorchester County has 3,032 vacant housing units. This is an increase of 1,057 units since the year 2000 when it had 1,975 vacant home units. It's an increase of 880 units since the year 1990 when it had 2,152 vacant homes. There was a decrease of -177 units between 1990 and 2000. Of Dorchester County's 3,032 vacant housing units, 14.51% are for rent units, 1.22% are rented - but not occupied homes, 11.38% are for sale homes, 1.62% are sold - but not occupied home units, 39.78% are for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units, 0.56% are for migrant workers homes, and 30.94% are listed as vacant other units.

Vacant Units Listed For Rent

Dorchester County has 440 for rent housing units. This is an increase of 164 units since the year 2000 when it had 276 for rent units. It's an increase of 112 units since the year 1990 when it had 328 for rent homes. There was a decrease of -52 units between 1990 and 2000.

Rented, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

Dorchester County has 37 rented - but not occupied housing units. This is a decrease of -92 units since the year 2000 when it had 129 rented - but not occupied housing units.

Vacant Units Listed For Sale

There are 345 for sale housing units. This is an increase of 147 units since the year 2000 when it had 198 for sale home units. It's an increase of 138 units since the year 1990 when it had 207 for sale units. Dorchester County saw a decrease of -9 units between 1990 and 2000.

Sold, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

There are 49 sold - but not occupied housing units.

Vacant Units For Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use

Dorchester County has 1,206 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. This is an increase of 593 units since the year 2000 when it had 613 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use homes. It's an increase of 346 units since the year 1990 when it had 860 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use home units. Dorchester County saw a decrease of -247 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units for Migrant Workers

Dorchester County has 17 for migrant workers housing units. This is a decrease of -3 units since the year 2000 when it had 20 for migrant workers home units. It's an increase of 1 units since the year 1990 when it had 16 for migrant workers homes. There was an increase of 4 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units Listed as an Other Status

There are 938 listed as vacant other housing units. This is an increase of 199 units since the year 2000 when it had 739 listed as vacant other homes. It's an increase of 338 units since the year 1990 when it had 600 listed as vacant other units. Dorchester County saw an increase of 139 units between 1990 and 2000.