New Jersey Real Estate Statistics

Home and Real Estate Statistics for New Jersey

Housing Units By Status

Total Housing Units

There are 3,553,562 total housing units. This is an increase of 243,287 units since the year 2000 when it had 3,310,275 total units. It's an increase of 478,252 units since the year 1990 when it had 3,075,310 total home units. New Jersey saw an increase of 234,965 units between 1990 and 2000. Of New Jersey's 3,553,562 total housing units, 90.45% are occupied home units, and 9.55% are vacant housing units.

Total Occupied Housing Units

There are 3,214,360 occupied housing units. This is an increase of 149,715 units since the year 2000 when it had 3,064,645 occupied housing units. It's an increase of 419,649 units since the year 1990 when it had 2,794,711 occupied home units. New Jersey saw an increase of 269,934 units between 1990 and 2000. Of New Jersey's 3,214,360 occupied housing units, 47.66% are occupied with a loan or mortgage units, 34.59% are renter occupied housing units, and 17.75% are occupied clear of any loan or mortgage housing units.

Renter Occupied Housing Units

There are 1,111,895 renter occupied housing units. This is an increase of 58,723 units since the year 2000 when it had 1,053,172 renter occupied housing units. It's an increase of 130,565 units since the year 1990 when it had 981,330 renter occupied homes. There was an increase of 71,842 units between 1990 and 2000.

Units Occupied with a Loan or Mortgage

New Jersey has 1,532,012 occupied with a loan or mortgage housing units.

Units Occupied Clear of Any Loan or Mortgage

There are 570,453 occupied clear of any loan or mortgage housing units.

Total Vacant Housing Units

There are 339,202 vacant housing units. This is an increase of 93,572 units since the year 2000 when it had 245,630 vacant home units. It's an increase of 58,603 units since the year 1990 when it had 280,599 vacant home units. There was a decrease of -34,969 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 339,202 vacant housing units, 27.16% are for rent units, 1.35% are rented - but not occupied units, 11.57% are for sale housing units, 2.4% are sold - but not occupied homes, 39.77% are for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use homes, 0.5% are for migrant workers home units, and 17.7% are listed as vacant other home units.

Vacant Units Listed For Rent

New Jersey has 92,118 for rent housing units. This is an increase of 42,260 units since the year 2000 when it had 49,858 for rent units. It's an increase of 13,347 units since the year 1990 when it had 78,771 for rent homes. There was a decrease of -28,913 units between 1990 and 2000.

Rented, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

New Jersey has 4,578 rented - but not occupied housing units. This is a decrease of -10,628 units since the year 2000 when it had 15,206 rented - but not occupied homes.

Vacant Units Listed For Sale

There are 39,260 for sale housing units. This is an increase of 14,714 units since the year 2000 when it had 24,546 for sale homes. It's a decrease of -7,011 units since the year 1990 when it had 46,271 for sale units. New Jersey saw a decrease of -21,725 units between 1990 and 2000.

Sold, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

There are 8,145 sold - but not occupied housing units.

Vacant Units For Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use

There are 134,903 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. This is an increase of 25,828 units since the year 2000 when it had 109,075 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use home units. It's an increase of 34,312 units since the year 1990 when it had 100,591 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use homes. New Jersey saw an increase of 8,484 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units for Migrant Workers

There are 156 for migrant workers housing units. This is a decrease of -90 units since the year 2000 when it had 246 for migrant workers housing units. It's a decrease of -111 units since the year 1990 when it had 267 for migrant workers units. New Jersey saw a decrease of -21 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units Listed as an Other Status

There are 60,042 listed as vacant other housing units. This is an increase of 13,343 units since the year 2000 when it had 46,699 listed as vacant other homes. It's an increase of 26,862 units since the year 1990 when it had 33,180 listed as vacant other homes. There was an increase of 13,519 units between 1990 and 2000.