### Housing Units By Status

#### Total Housing Units

Essex County has 25,603 total housing units. This is an increase of 2,488 units since the year 2000 when it had 23,115 total units. It's an increase of 4,110 units since the year 1990 when it had 21,493 total home units. There was an increase of 1,622 units between 1990 and 2000. Of Essex County's 25,603 total housing units, 63.52% are occupied homes, and 36.48% are vacant homes.

#### Total Occupied Housing Units

Essex County has 16,262 occupied housing units. This is an increase of 1,234 units since the year 2000 when it had 15,028 occupied housing units. It's an increase of 2,541 units since the year 1990 when it had 13,721 occupied units. There was an increase of 1,307 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 16,262 occupied housing units, 40.2% are occupied with a loan or mortgage home units, 26.28% are renter occupied home units, and 33.7% are occupied clear of any loan or mortgage home units.

##### Renter Occupied Housing Units

There are 4,273 renter occupied housing units. This is an increase of 334 units since the year 2000 when it had 3,939 renter occupied units. It's an increase of 444 units since the year 1990 when it had 3,829 renter occupied homes. Essex County saw an increase of 110 units between 1990 and 2000.

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

Essex County has 6,508 occupied with a loan or mortgage housing units.

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

There are 5,481 occupied clear of any loan or mortgage housing units.

#### Total Vacant Housing Units

Essex County has 9,341 vacant housing units. This is an increase of 1,254 units since the year 2000 when it had 8,087 vacant units. It's an increase of 1,569 units since the year 1990 when it had 7,772 vacant homes. There was an increase of 315 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 9,341 vacant housing units, 7.13% are for rent units, 0.15% are rented - but not occupied housing units, 3.64% are for sale homes, 0.84% are sold - but not occupied housing units, 81.85% are for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use units, 0.4% are for migrant workers home units, and 6.35% are listed as vacant other home units.

##### Vacant Units Listed For Rent

There are 666 for rent housing units. This is an increase of 60 units since the year 2000 when it had 606 for rent homes. It's an increase of 131 units since the year 1990 when it had 535 for rent housing units. There was an increase of 71 units between 1990 and 2000.

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

Essex County has 14 rented - but not occupied housing units. This is a decrease of -149 units since the year 2000 when it had 163 rented - but not occupied homes.

##### Vacant Units Listed For Sale

There are 340 for sale housing units. This is a decrease of -9 units since the year 2000 when it had 349 for sale housing units. It's an increase of 123 units since the year 1990 when it had 217 for sale homes. Essex County saw an increase of 132 units between 1990 and 2000.

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

Essex County has 78 sold - but not occupied housing units.

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

Essex County has 7,646 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. This is an increase of 1,528 units since the year 2000 when it had 6,118 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use units. It's an increase of 1,717 units since the year 1990 when it had 5,929 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use home units. Essex County saw an increase of 189 units between 1990 and 2000.

##### Vacant Units for Migrant Workers

Essex County has 4 for migrant workers housing units. This is an increase of 3 units since the year 2000 when it had 1 for migrant workers units. It's an increase of 2 units since the year 1990 when it had 2 for migrant workers homes. Essex County saw a decrease of -1 units between 1990 and 2000.

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

Essex County has 593 listed as vacant other housing units. This is a decrease of -257 units since the year 2000 when it had 850 listed as vacant other homes. It's a decrease of -304 units since the year 1990 when it had 897 listed as vacant other homes. There was a decrease of -47 units between 1990 and 2000.