Worcester County, Massachusetts Real Estate Statistics

Home and Real Estate Statistics for Worcester County, Massachusetts

Housing Units By Status

Total Housing Units

There are 326,788 total housing units. This is an increase of 28,629 units since the year 2000 when it had 298,159 total units. It's an increase of 47,360 units since the year 1990 when it had 279,428 total homes. There was an increase of 18,731 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 326,788 total housing units, 92.75% are occupied units, and 7.25% are vacant housing units.

Total Occupied Housing Units

There are 303,080 occupied housing units. This is an increase of 19,153 units since the year 2000 when it had 283,927 occupied home units. It's an increase of 42,927 units since the year 1990 when it had 260,153 occupied units. There was an increase of 23,774 units between 1990 and 2000. Of Worcester County's 303,080 occupied housing units, 50.52% are occupied with a loan or mortgage homes, 33.9% are renter occupied housing units, and 15.58% are occupied clear of any loan or mortgage home units.

Renter Occupied Housing Units

Worcester County has 102,758 renter occupied housing units. This is an increase of 935 units since the year 2000 when it had 101,823 renter occupied units. It's an increase of 2,235 units since the year 1990 when it had 100,523 renter occupied homes. Worcester County saw an increase of 1,300 units between 1990 and 2000.

Units Occupied with a Loan or Mortgage

Worcester County has 153,104 occupied with a loan or mortgage housing units.

Units Occupied Clear of Any Loan or Mortgage

There are 47,218 occupied clear of any loan or mortgage housing units.

Total Vacant Housing Units

Worcester County has 23,708 vacant housing units. This is an increase of 9,476 units since the year 2000 when it had 14,232 vacant home units. It's an increase of 4,433 units since the year 1990 when it had 19,275 vacant homes. Worcester County saw a decrease of -5,043 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 23,708 vacant housing units, 36.22% are for rent housing units, 1.56% are rented - but not occupied home units, 15.12% are for sale units, 3.32% are sold - but not occupied units, 15.62% are for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units, 0.2% are for migrant workers units, and 28.14% are listed as vacant other homes.

Vacant Units Listed For Rent

There are 8,587 for rent housing units. This is an increase of 4,038 units since the year 2000 when it had 4,549 for rent housing units. It's an increase of 538 units since the year 1990 when it had 8,049 for rent units. Worcester County saw a decrease of -3,500 units between 1990 and 2000.

Rented, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

Worcester County has 370 rented - but not occupied housing units. This is a decrease of -579 units since the year 2000 when it had 949 rented - but not occupied homes.

Vacant Units Listed For Sale

Worcester County has 3,585 for sale housing units. This is an increase of 2,191 units since the year 2000 when it had 1,394 for sale homes. It's an increase of 623 units since the year 1990 when it had 2,962 for sale housing units. Worcester County saw a decrease of -1,568 units between 1990 and 2000.

Sold, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

There are 788 sold - but not occupied housing units.

Vacant Units For Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use

Worcester County has 3,703 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. This is an increase of 640 units since the year 2000 when it had 3,063 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. It's an increase of 382 units since the year 1990 when it had 3,321 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use units. Worcester County saw a decrease of -258 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units for Migrant Workers

Worcester County has 4 for migrant workers housing units. This is a decrease of -1 units since the year 2000 when it had 5 for migrant workers units. It's a decrease of -1 units since the year 1990 when it had 5 for migrant workers home units. There was a decrease of 0 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units Listed as an Other Status

There are 6,671 listed as vacant other housing units. This is an increase of 2,399 units since the year 2000 when it had 4,272 listed as vacant other homes. It's an increase of 2,913 units since the year 1990 when it had 3,758 listed as vacant other home units. There was an increase of 514 units between 1990 and 2000.