Suffolk County, Massachusetts Real Estate Statistics

Home and Real Estate Statistics for Suffolk County, Massachusetts

Housing Units By Status

Total Housing Units

Suffolk County has 315,522 total housing units. This is an increase of 23,002 units since the year 2000 when it had 292,520 total home units. It's an increase of 26,246 units since the year 1990 when it had 289,276 total housing units. There was an increase of 3,244 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 315,522 total housing units, 92.79% are occupied home units, and 7.21% are vacant homes.

Total Occupied Housing Units

Suffolk County has 292,767 occupied housing units. This is an increase of 14,045 units since the year 2000 when it had 278,722 occupied units. It's an increase of 28,706 units since the year 1990 when it had 264,061 occupied home units. There was an increase of 14,661 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 292,767 occupied housing units, 27.49% are occupied with a loan or mortgage units, 64.74% are renter occupied home units, and 7.77% are occupied clear of any loan or mortgage home units.

Renter Occupied Housing Units

There are 189,547 renter occupied housing units. This is an increase of 5,383 units since the year 2000 when it had 184,164 renter occupied housing units. It's an increase of 11,366 units since the year 1990 when it had 178,181 renter occupied homes. There was an increase of 5,983 units between 1990 and 2000.

Units Occupied with a Loan or Mortgage

Suffolk County has 80,469 occupied with a loan or mortgage housing units.

Units Occupied Clear of Any Loan or Mortgage

Suffolk County has 22,751 occupied clear of any loan or mortgage housing units.

Total Vacant Housing Units

Suffolk County has 22,755 vacant housing units. This is an increase of 8,957 units since the year 2000 when it had 13,798 vacant housing units. It's a decrease of -2,460 units since the year 1990 when it had 25,215 vacant units. Suffolk County saw a decrease of -11,417 units between 1990 and 2000. Of Suffolk County's 22,755 vacant housing units, 46.5% are for rent homes, 3.9% are rented - but not occupied home units, 10% are for sale home units, 2.96% are sold - but not occupied units, 14.23% are for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use homes, 0.3% are for migrant workers units, and 23.19% are listed as vacant other home units.

Vacant Units Listed For Rent

Suffolk County has 10,580 for rent housing units. This is an increase of 5,127 units since the year 2000 when it had 5,453 for rent units. It's a decrease of -4,528 units since the year 1990 when it had 15,108 for rent home units. Suffolk County saw a decrease of -9,655 units between 1990 and 2000.

Rented, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

There are 703 rented - but not occupied housing units. This is a decrease of -363 units since the year 2000 when it had 1,066 rented - but not occupied housing units.

Vacant Units Listed For Sale

There are 2,276 for sale housing units. This is an increase of 1,395 units since the year 2000 when it had 881 for sale units. It's an increase of 5 units since the year 1990 when it had 2,271 for sale units. Suffolk County saw a decrease of -1,390 units between 1990 and 2000.

Sold, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

Suffolk County has 674 sold - but not occupied housing units.

Vacant Units For Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use

There are 3,239 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. This is an increase of 1,514 units since the year 2000 when it had 1,725 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use homes. It's an increase of 2,280 units since the year 1990 when it had 959 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use home units. Suffolk County saw an increase of 766 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units for Migrant Workers

Suffolk County has 6 for migrant workers housing units. This is a decrease of -1 units since the year 2000 when it had 7 for migrant workers housing units. It's a decrease of -11 units since the year 1990 when it had 17 for migrant workers home units. There was a decrease of -10 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units Listed as an Other Status

There are 5,277 listed as vacant other housing units. This is an increase of 611 units since the year 2000 when it had 4,666 listed as vacant other home units. It's an increase of 912 units since the year 1990 when it had 4,365 listed as vacant other housing units. Suffolk County saw an increase of 301 units between 1990 and 2000.