North Carolina Real Estate Statistics

Home and Real Estate Statistics for North Carolina

Housing Units By Status

Total Housing Units

North Carolina has 4,327,528 total housing units. This is an increase of 803,584 units since the year 2000 when it had 3,523,944 total units. It's an increase of 1,509,335 units since the year 1990 when it had 2,818,193 total housing units. There was an increase of 705,751 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 4,327,528 total housing units, 86.54% are occupied home units, and 13.46% are vacant home units.

Total Occupied Housing Units

There are 3,745,155 occupied housing units. This is an increase of 613,142 units since the year 2000 when it had 3,132,013 occupied homes. It's an increase of 1,228,129 units since the year 1990 when it had 2,517,026 occupied home units. North Carolina saw an increase of 614,987 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 3,745,155 occupied housing units, 46.51% are occupied with a loan or mortgage units, 33.3% are renter occupied homes, and 20.19% are occupied clear of any loan or mortgage homes.

Renter Occupied Housing Units

There are 1,247,255 renter occupied housing units. This is an increase of 287,597 units since the year 2000 when it had 959,658 renter occupied housing units. It's an increase of 442,046 units since the year 1990 when it had 805,209 renter occupied home units. North Carolina saw an increase of 154,449 units between 1990 and 2000.

Units Occupied with a Loan or Mortgage

North Carolina has 1,741,905 occupied with a loan or mortgage housing units.

Units Occupied Clear of Any Loan or Mortgage

North Carolina has 755,995 occupied clear of any loan or mortgage housing units.

Total Vacant Housing Units

There are 582,373 vacant housing units. This is an increase of 190,442 units since the year 2000 when it had 391,931 vacant home units. It's an increase of 281,206 units since the year 1990 when it had 301,167 vacant units. There was an increase of 90,764 units between 1990 and 2000. Of North Carolina's 582,373 vacant housing units, 26.89% are for rent units, 1.15% are rented - but not occupied homes, 12.31% are for sale units, 2.49% are sold - but not occupied home units, 32.88% are for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use units, 0.28% are for migrant workers units, and 24% are listed as vacant other housing units.

Vacant Units Listed For Rent

There are 156,587 for rent housing units. This is an increase of 63,694 units since the year 2000 when it had 92,893 for rent homes. It's an increase of 74,635 units since the year 1990 when it had 81,952 for rent housing units. North Carolina saw an increase of 10,941 units between 1990 and 2000.

Rented, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

North Carolina has 6,671 rented - but not occupied housing units. This is a decrease of -19,852 units since the year 2000 when it had 26,523 rented - but not occupied homes.

Vacant Units Listed For Sale

There are 71,693 for sale housing units. This is an increase of 27,686 units since the year 2000 when it had 44,007 for sale home units. It's an increase of 39,623 units since the year 1990 when it had 32,070 for sale units. North Carolina saw an increase of 11,937 units between 1990 and 2000.

Sold, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

North Carolina has 14,510 sold - but not occupied housing units.

Vacant Units For Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use

There are 191,508 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. This is an increase of 56,638 units since the year 2000 when it had 134,870 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use units. It's an increase of 92,794 units since the year 1990 when it had 98,714 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use units. There was an increase of 36,156 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units for Migrant Workers

North Carolina has 1,620 for migrant workers housing units. This is a decrease of -270 units since the year 2000 when it had 1,890 for migrant workers units. It's an increase of 191 units since the year 1990 when it had 1,429 for migrant workers units. North Carolina saw an increase of 461 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units Listed as an Other Status

North Carolina has 139,784 listed as vacant other housing units. This is an increase of 48,036 units since the year 2000 when it had 91,748 listed as vacant other housing units. It's an increase of 74,843 units since the year 1990 when it had 64,941 listed as vacant other units. There was an increase of 26,807 units between 1990 and 2000.