Salem County, New Jersey Real Estate Statistics

Home and Real Estate Statistics for Salem County, New Jersey

Housing Units By Status

Total Housing Units

Salem County has 27,417 total housing units. This is an increase of 1,259 units since the year 2000 when it had 26,158 total units. It's an increase of 2,068 units since the year 1990 when it had 25,349 total housing units. Salem County saw an increase of 809 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 27,417 total housing units, 92.24% are occupied home units, and 7.76% are vacant units.

Total Occupied Housing Units

Salem County has 25,290 occupied housing units. This is an increase of 995 units since the year 2000 when it had 24,295 occupied housing units. It's an increase of 1,496 units since the year 1990 when it had 23,794 occupied housing units. Salem County saw an increase of 501 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 25,290 occupied housing units, 47.33% are occupied with a loan or mortgage housing units, 28.47% are renter occupied units, and 24.21% are occupied clear of any loan or mortgage home units.

Renter Occupied Housing Units

There are 7,199 renter occupied housing units. This is an increase of 628 units since the year 2000 when it had 6,571 renter occupied units. It's an increase of 603 units since the year 1990 when it had 6,596 renter occupied housing units. There was a decrease of -25 units between 1990 and 2000.

Units Occupied with a Loan or Mortgage

There are 11,969 occupied with a loan or mortgage housing units.

Units Occupied Clear of Any Loan or Mortgage

Salem County has 6,122 occupied clear of any loan or mortgage housing units.

Total Vacant Housing Units

There are 2,127 vacant housing units. This is an increase of 264 units since the year 2000 when it had 1,863 vacant homes. It's an increase of 572 units since the year 1990 when it had 1,555 vacant home units. There was an increase of 308 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 2,127 vacant housing units, 32.96% are for rent units, 2.21% are rented - but not occupied housing units, 16.6% are for sale home units, 7.52% are sold - but not occupied home units, 7.5% are for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units, 0.14% are for migrant workers housing units, and 33.52% are listed as vacant other units.

Vacant Units Listed For Rent

There are 701 for rent housing units. This is an increase of 201 units since the year 2000 when it had 500 for rent homes. It's an increase of 322 units since the year 1990 when it had 379 for rent units. There was an increase of 121 units between 1990 and 2000.

Rented, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

There are 47 rented - but not occupied housing units. This is a decrease of -94 units since the year 2000 when it had 141 rented - but not occupied home units.

Vacant Units Listed For Sale

There are 353 for sale housing units. This is a decrease of -1 units since the year 2000 when it had 354 for sale units. It's an increase of 74 units since the year 1990 when it had 279 for sale housing units. There was an increase of 75 units between 1990 and 2000.

Sold, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

There are 160 sold - but not occupied housing units.

Vacant Units For Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use

There are 150 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. This is an increase of 19 units since the year 2000 when it had 131 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use home units. It's an increase of 1 units since the year 1990 when it had 149 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. There was a decrease of -18 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units for Migrant Workers

Salem County has 3 for migrant workers housing units. This is a decrease of -6 units since the year 2000 when it had 9 for migrant workers housing units. It's a decrease of -42 units since the year 1990 when it had 45 for migrant workers housing units. There was a decrease of -36 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units Listed as an Other Status

Salem County has 713 listed as vacant other housing units. This is a decrease of -15 units since the year 2000 when it had 728 listed as vacant other homes. It's an increase of 285 units since the year 1990 when it had 428 listed as vacant other homes. There was an increase of 300 units between 1990 and 2000.