### Housing Units By Status

#### Total Housing Units

Merrick County has 3,698 total housing units. This is an increase of 49 units since the year 2000 when it had 3,649 total home units. It's an increase of 165 units since the year 1990 when it had 3,533 total units. There was an increase of 116 units between 1990 and 2000. Of Merrick County's 3,698 total housing units, 85.21% are occupied units, and 14.79% are vacant home units.

#### Total Occupied Housing Units

There are 3,151 occupied housing units. This is a decrease of -58 units since the year 2000 when it had 3,209 occupied home units. It's an increase of 90 units since the year 1990 when it had 3,061 occupied homes. There was an increase of 148 units between 1990 and 2000. Of Merrick County's 3,151 occupied housing units, 41.35% are occupied with a loan or mortgage units, 25.58% are renter occupied housing units, and 33.7% are occupied clear of any loan or mortgage homes.

##### Renter Occupied Housing Units

Merrick County has 806 renter occupied housing units. This is a decrease of -24 units since the year 2000 when it had 830 renter occupied home units. It's a decrease of -21 units since the year 1990 when it had 827 renter occupied home units. Merrick County saw an increase of 3 units between 1990 and 2000.

##### Units Occupied with a Loan or Mortgage

There are 1,303 occupied with a loan or mortgage housing units.

##### Units Occupied Clear of Any Loan or Mortgage

There are 1,042 occupied clear of any loan or mortgage housing units.

#### Total Vacant Housing Units

There are 547 vacant housing units. This is an increase of 107 units since the year 2000 when it had 440 vacant housing units. It's an increase of 75 units since the year 1990 when it had 472 vacant housing units. Merrick County saw a decrease of -32 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 547 vacant housing units, 23.4% are for rent home units, 1.1% are rented - but not occupied home units, 10.6% are for sale housing units, 2.56% are sold - but not occupied homes, 36.1% are for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units, 0% are for migrant workers homes, and 26.33% are listed as vacant other housing units.

##### Vacant Units Listed For Rent

There are 128 for rent housing units. This is an increase of 62 units since the year 2000 when it had 66 for rent homes. It's an increase of 42 units since the year 1990 when it had 86 for rent home units. Merrick County saw a decrease of -20 units between 1990 and 2000.

##### Rented, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

Merrick County has 6 rented - but not occupied housing units. This is a decrease of -17 units since the year 2000 when it had 23 rented - but not occupied housing units.

##### Vacant Units Listed For Sale

There are 58 for sale housing units. This is an increase of 5 units since the year 2000 when it had 53 for sale housing units. It's an increase of 8 units since the year 1990 when it had 50 for sale homes. Merrick County saw an increase of 3 units between 1990 and 2000.

##### Sold, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

Merrick County has 14 sold - but not occupied housing units.

##### Vacant Units For Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use

Merrick County has 197 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. This is an increase of 11 units since the year 2000 when it had 186 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use home units. It's an increase of 40 units since the year 1990 when it had 157 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use units. Merrick County saw an increase of 29 units between 1990 and 2000.

##### Vacant Units for Migrant Workers

There are 0 for migrant workers housing units. This is a decrease of 0 units since the year 2000 when it had 0 for migrant workers homes. It's a decrease of 0 units since the year 1990 when it had 0 for migrant workers housing units. There was a decrease of 0 units between 1990 and 2000.

##### Vacant Units Listed as an Other Status

Merrick County has 144 listed as vacant other housing units. This is an increase of 32 units since the year 2000 when it had 112 listed as vacant other home units. It's a decrease of -2 units since the year 1990 when it had 146 listed as vacant other units. There was a decrease of -34 units between 1990 and 2000.