Erie County, New York Real Estate Statistics

Home and Real Estate Statistics for Erie County, New York

Housing Units By Status

Total Housing Units

There are 419,974 total housing units. This is an increase of 4,106 units since the year 2000 when it had 415,868 total housing units. It's an increase of 17,843 units since the year 1990 when it had 402,131 total housing units. There was an increase of 13,737 units between 1990 and 2000. Of Erie County's 419,974 total housing units, 91.24% are occupied housing units, and 8.76% are vacant units.

Total Occupied Housing Units

There are 383,164 occupied housing units. This is an increase of 2,291 units since the year 2000 when it had 380,873 occupied home units. It's an increase of 6,170 units since the year 1990 when it had 376,994 occupied home units. Erie County saw an increase of 3,879 units between 1990 and 2000. Of Erie County's 383,164 occupied housing units, 42.24% are occupied with a loan or mortgage housing units, 35.2% are renter occupied units, and 22.57% are occupied clear of any loan or mortgage units.

Renter Occupied Housing Units

There are 134,865 renter occupied housing units. This is an increase of 2,759 units since the year 2000 when it had 132,106 renter occupied home units. It's a decrease of -1,950 units since the year 1990 when it had 136,815 renter occupied units. Erie County saw a decrease of -4,709 units between 1990 and 2000.

Units Occupied with a Loan or Mortgage

Erie County has 161,836 occupied with a loan or mortgage housing units.

Units Occupied Clear of Any Loan or Mortgage

There are 86,463 occupied clear of any loan or mortgage housing units.

Total Vacant Housing Units

There are 36,810 vacant housing units. This is an increase of 1,815 units since the year 2000 when it had 34,995 vacant home units. It's an increase of 11,673 units since the year 1990 when it had 25,137 vacant homes. Erie County saw an increase of 9,858 units between 1990 and 2000. Of Erie County's 36,810 vacant housing units, 34.22% are for rent homes, 1.74% are rented - but not occupied home units, 8.34% are for sale home units, 3.47% are sold - but not occupied units, 8.25% are for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use home units, 0.2% are for migrant workers housing units, and 43.96% are listed as vacant other housing units.

Vacant Units Listed For Rent

There are 12,596 for rent housing units. This is a decrease of -77 units since the year 2000 when it had 12,673 for rent homes. It's an increase of 2,964 units since the year 1990 when it had 9,632 for rent home units. There was an increase of 3,041 units between 1990 and 2000.

Rented, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

There are 642 rented - but not occupied housing units. This is a decrease of -2,127 units since the year 2000 when it had 2,769 rented - but not occupied home units.

Vacant Units Listed For Sale

Erie County has 3,071 for sale housing units. This is a decrease of -1,418 units since the year 2000 when it had 4,489 for sale housing units. It's an increase of 1,090 units since the year 1990 when it had 1,981 for sale homes. There was an increase of 2,508 units between 1990 and 2000.

Sold, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

There are 1,276 sold - but not occupied housing units.

Vacant Units For Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use

Erie County has 3,036 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. This is an increase of 960 units since the year 2000 when it had 2,076 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use home units. It's an increase of 1,348 units since the year 1990 when it had 1,688 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. There was an increase of 388 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units for Migrant Workers

Erie County has 6 for migrant workers housing units. This is a decrease of -4 units since the year 2000 when it had 10 for migrant workers units. It's a decrease of -1 units since the year 1990 when it had 7 for migrant workers home units. Erie County saw an increase of 3 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units Listed as an Other Status

Erie County has 16,183 listed as vacant other housing units. This is an increase of 3,205 units since the year 2000 when it had 12,978 listed as vacant other units. It's an increase of 7,166 units since the year 1990 when it had 9,017 listed as vacant other home units. There was an increase of 3,961 units between 1990 and 2000.