Schenectady County, New York Real Estate Statistics

Home and Real Estate Statistics for Schenectady County, New York

Housing Units By Status

Total Housing Units

There are 68,196 total housing units. This is an increase of 3,164 units since the year 2000 when it had 65,032 total units. It's an increase of 5,427 units since the year 1990 when it had 62,769 total housing units. Schenectady County saw an increase of 2,263 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 68,196 total housing units, 92.21% are occupied home units, and 7.79% are vacant units.

Total Occupied Housing Units

There are 62,886 occupied housing units. This is an increase of 3,202 units since the year 2000 when it had 59,684 occupied units. It's an increase of 3,705 units since the year 1990 when it had 59,181 occupied units. There was an increase of 503 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 62,886 occupied housing units, 44.53% are occupied with a loan or mortgage homes, 35.23% are renter occupied housing units, and 20.24% are occupied clear of any loan or mortgage home units.

Renter Occupied Housing Units

Schenectady County has 22,156 renter occupied housing units. This is an increase of 1,495 units since the year 2000 when it had 20,661 renter occupied housing units. It's an increase of 1,878 units since the year 1990 when it had 20,278 renter occupied home units. There was an increase of 383 units between 1990 and 2000.

Units Occupied with a Loan or Mortgage

There are 28,001 occupied with a loan or mortgage housing units.

Units Occupied Clear of Any Loan or Mortgage

Schenectady County has 12,729 occupied clear of any loan or mortgage housing units.

Total Vacant Housing Units

There are 5,310 vacant housing units. This is a decrease of -38 units since the year 2000 when it had 5,348 vacant homes. It's an increase of 1,722 units since the year 1990 when it had 3,588 vacant housing units. There was an increase of 1,760 units between 1990 and 2000. Of Schenectady County's 5,310 vacant housing units, 35.57% are for rent homes, 1.64% are rented - but not occupied home units, 14.7% are for sale home units, 3.39% are sold - but not occupied home units, 7.48% are for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use homes, 0.2% are for migrant workers housing units, and 37.83% are listed as vacant other housing units.

Vacant Units Listed For Rent

There are 1,889 for rent housing units. This is an increase of 104 units since the year 2000 when it had 1,785 for rent housing units. It's an increase of 460 units since the year 1990 when it had 1,429 for rent units. Schenectady County saw an increase of 356 units between 1990 and 2000.

Rented, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

There are 87 rented - but not occupied housing units. This is a decrease of -293 units since the year 2000 when it had 380 rented - but not occupied homes.

Vacant Units Listed For Sale

There are 747 for sale housing units. This is a decrease of -143 units since the year 2000 when it had 890 for sale homes. It's an increase of 212 units since the year 1990 when it had 535 for sale units. Schenectady County saw an increase of 355 units between 1990 and 2000.

Sold, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

There are 180 sold - but not occupied housing units.

Vacant Units For Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use

Schenectady County has 397 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. This is an increase of 67 units since the year 2000 when it had 330 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use units. It's an increase of 116 units since the year 1990 when it had 281 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use home units. Schenectady County saw an increase of 49 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units for Migrant Workers

There are 1 for migrant workers housing units. This is an increase of 1 units since the year 2000 when it had 0 for migrant workers homes. It's a decrease of 0 units since the year 1990 when it had 1 for migrant workers homes. Schenectady County saw a decrease of -1 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units Listed as an Other Status

There are 2,009 listed as vacant other housing units. This is an increase of 46 units since the year 2000 when it had 1,963 listed as vacant other homes. It's an increase of 959 units since the year 1990 when it had 1,050 listed as vacant other units. Schenectady County saw an increase of 913 units between 1990 and 2000.