Mercer County, New Jersey Real Estate Statistics

Home and Real Estate Statistics for Mercer County, New Jersey

Housing Units By Status

Total Housing Units

Mercer County has 143,169 total housing units. This is an increase of 9,889 units since the year 2000 when it had 133,280 total units. It's an increase of 19,503 units since the year 1990 when it had 123,666 total home units. There was an increase of 9,614 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 143,169 total housing units, 93.1% are occupied home units, and 6.99% are vacant housing units.

Total Occupied Housing Units

Mercer County has 133,155 occupied housing units. This is an increase of 7,348 units since the year 2000 when it had 125,807 occupied homes. It's an increase of 16,214 units since the year 1990 when it had 116,941 occupied housing units. There was an increase of 8,866 units between 1990 and 2000. Of Mercer County's 133,155 occupied housing units, 48.33% are occupied with a loan or mortgage home units, 34.14% are renter occupied homes, and 17.53% are occupied clear of any loan or mortgage home units.

Renter Occupied Housing Units

Mercer County has 45,455 renter occupied housing units. This is an increase of 3,986 units since the year 2000 when it had 41,469 renter occupied homes. It's an increase of 6,330 units since the year 1990 when it had 39,125 renter occupied units. There was an increase of 2,344 units between 1990 and 2000.

Units Occupied with a Loan or Mortgage

Mercer County has 64,356 occupied with a loan or mortgage housing units.

Units Occupied Clear of Any Loan or Mortgage

Mercer County has 23,344 occupied clear of any loan or mortgage housing units.

Total Vacant Housing Units

There are 10,014 vacant housing units. This is an increase of 2,541 units since the year 2000 when it had 7,473 vacant homes. It's an increase of 3,289 units since the year 1990 when it had 6,725 vacant home units. There was an increase of 748 units between 1990 and 2000. Of Mercer County's 10,014 vacant housing units, 42.45% are for rent homes, 2.64% are rented - but not occupied homes, 14.12% are for sale units, 3.37% are sold - but not occupied units, 5.57% are for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units, 0.4% are for migrant workers home units, and 31.82% are listed as vacant other homes.

Vacant Units Listed For Rent

There are 4,251 for rent housing units. This is an increase of 1,885 units since the year 2000 when it had 2,366 for rent housing units. It's an increase of 1,840 units since the year 1990 when it had 2,411 for rent home units. Mercer County saw a decrease of -45 units between 1990 and 2000.

Rented, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

There are 264 rented - but not occupied housing units. This is a decrease of -447 units since the year 2000 when it had 711 rented - but not occupied housing units.

Vacant Units Listed For Sale

Mercer County has 1,414 for sale housing units. This is an increase of 70 units since the year 2000 when it had 1,344 for sale units. It's a decrease of -620 units since the year 1990 when it had 2,034 for sale homes. Mercer County saw a decrease of -690 units between 1990 and 2000.

Sold, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

Mercer County has 337 sold - but not occupied housing units.

Vacant Units For Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use

There are 558 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. This is an increase of 180 units since the year 2000 when it had 378 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. It's an increase of 384 units since the year 1990 when it had 174 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use home units. Mercer County saw an increase of 204 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units for Migrant Workers

There are 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 an increase of 3 units since the year 1990 when it had 1 for migrant workers home units. There was an increase of 4 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units Listed as an Other Status

Mercer County has 3,186 listed as vacant other housing units. This is an increase of 517 units since the year 2000 when it had 2,669 listed as vacant other homes. It's an increase of 1,745 units since the year 1990 when it had 1,441 listed as vacant other homes. Mercer County saw an increase of 1,228 units between 1990 and 2000.