Kent County, Michigan Real Estate Statistics

Home and Real Estate Statistics for Kent County, Michigan

Housing Units By Status

Total Housing Units

There are 246,901 total housing units. This is an increase of 22,901 units since the year 2000 when it had 224,000 total home units. It's an increase of 54,203 units since the year 1990 when it had 192,698 total home units. There was an increase of 31,302 units between 1990 and 2000. Of Kent County's 246,901 total housing units, 92.4% are occupied units, and 7.96% are vacant housing units.

Total Occupied Housing Units

Kent County has 227,239 occupied housing units. This is an increase of 14,349 units since the year 2000 when it had 212,890 occupied homes. It's an increase of 45,499 units since the year 1990 when it had 181,740 occupied units. There was an increase of 31,150 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 227,239 occupied housing units, 50.72% are occupied with a loan or mortgage home units, 30.34% are renter occupied homes, and 18.95% are occupied clear of any loan or mortgage housing units.

Renter Occupied Housing Units

Kent County has 68,938 renter occupied housing units. This is an increase of 5,727 units since the year 2000 when it had 63,211 renter occupied units. It's an increase of 13,825 units since the year 1990 when it had 55,113 renter occupied home units. Kent County saw an increase of 8,098 units between 1990 and 2000.

Units Occupied with a Loan or Mortgage

There are 115,249 occupied with a loan or mortgage housing units.

Units Occupied Clear of Any Loan or Mortgage

Kent County has 43,052 occupied clear of any loan or mortgage housing units.

Total Vacant Housing Units

Kent County has 19,662 vacant housing units. This is an increase of 8,552 units since the year 2000 when it had 11,110 vacant units. It's an increase of 8,704 units since the year 1990 when it had 10,958 vacant housing units. There was an increase of 152 units between 1990 and 2000. Of Kent County's 19,662 vacant housing units, 40.26% are for rent homes, 1.74% are rented - but not occupied housing units, 18.62% are for sale home units, 4.42% are sold - but not occupied home units, 9.89% are for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units, 0.8% are for migrant workers housing units, and 24.27% are listed as vacant other homes.

Vacant Units Listed For Rent

There are 7,916 for rent housing units. This is an increase of 3,880 units since the year 2000 when it had 4,036 for rent units. It's an increase of 3,129 units since the year 1990 when it had 4,787 for rent housing units. Kent County saw a decrease of -751 units between 1990 and 2000.

Rented, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

Kent County has 342 rented - but not occupied housing units. This is a decrease of -824 units since the year 2000 when it had 1,166 rented - but not occupied housing units.

Vacant Units Listed For Sale

Kent County has 3,661 for sale housing units. This is an increase of 1,755 units since the year 2000 when it had 1,906 for sale home units. It's an increase of 2,138 units since the year 1990 when it had 1,523 for sale homes. Kent County saw an increase of 383 units between 1990 and 2000.

Sold, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

There are 869 sold - but not occupied housing units.

Vacant Units For Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use

Kent County has 1,945 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. This is an increase of 318 units since the year 2000 when it had 1,627 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use units. It's an increase of 584 units since the year 1990 when it had 1,361 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use homes. Kent County saw an increase of 266 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units for Migrant Workers

Kent County has 157 for migrant workers housing units. This is an increase of 90 units since the year 2000 when it had 67 for migrant workers home units. It's an increase of 122 units since the year 1990 when it had 35 for migrant workers home units. Kent County saw an increase of 32 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units Listed as an Other Status

Kent County has 4,772 listed as vacant other housing units. This is an increase of 2,464 units since the year 2000 when it had 2,308 listed as vacant other home units. It's an increase of 2,725 units since the year 1990 when it had 2,047 listed as vacant other units. There was an increase of 261 units between 1990 and 2000.