Buncombe County, North Carolina Real Estate Statistics

Home and Real Estate Statistics for Buncombe County, North Carolina

Housing Units By Status

Total Housing Units

There are 113,365 total housing units. This is an increase of 19,392 units since the year 2000 when it had 93,973 total housing units. It's an increase of 35,414 units since the year 1990 when it had 77,951 total homes. Buncombe County saw an increase of 16,022 units between 1990 and 2000. Of Buncombe County's 113,365 total housing units, 88.57% are occupied housing units, and 11.43% are vacant homes.

Total Occupied Housing Units

Buncombe County has 100,412 occupied housing units. This is an increase of 14,636 units since the year 2000 when it had 85,776 occupied units. It's an increase of 29,610 units since the year 1990 when it had 70,802 occupied homes. There was an increase of 14,974 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 100,412 occupied housing units, 41.93% are occupied with a loan or mortgage units, 34.29% are renter occupied housing units, and 23.79% are occupied clear of any loan or mortgage housing units.

Renter Occupied Housing Units

There are 34,431 renter occupied housing units. This is an increase of 8,950 units since the year 2000 when it had 25,481 renter occupied home units. It's an increase of 13,418 units since the year 1990 when it had 21,013 renter occupied homes. Buncombe County saw an increase of 4,468 units between 1990 and 2000.

Units Occupied with a Loan or Mortgage

Buncombe County has 42,098 occupied with a loan or mortgage housing units.

Units Occupied Clear of Any Loan or Mortgage

There are 23,883 occupied clear of any loan or mortgage housing units.

Total Vacant Housing Units

Buncombe County has 12,953 vacant housing units. This is an increase of 4,756 units since the year 2000 when it had 8,197 vacant homes. It's an increase of 5,804 units since the year 1990 when it had 7,149 vacant housing units. There was an increase of 1,048 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 12,953 vacant housing units, 26.15% are for rent home units, 1.57% are rented - but not occupied home units, 15.63% are for sale homes, 2.69% are sold - but not occupied housing units, 29.54% are for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use home units, 0.14% are for migrant workers homes, and 24.29% are listed as vacant other housing units.

Vacant Units Listed For Rent

Buncombe County has 3,387 for rent housing units. This is an increase of 1,011 units since the year 2000 when it had 2,376 for rent home units. It's an increase of 1,129 units since the year 1990 when it had 2,258 for rent homes. Buncombe County saw an increase of 118 units between 1990 and 2000.

Rented, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

There are 203 rented - but not occupied housing units. This is a decrease of -488 units since the year 2000 when it had 691 rented - but not occupied housing units.

Vacant Units Listed For Sale

Buncombe County has 2,024 for sale housing units. This is an increase of 894 units since the year 2000 when it had 1,130 for sale housing units. It's an increase of 1,226 units since the year 1990 when it had 798 for sale housing units. Buncombe County saw an increase of 332 units between 1990 and 2000.

Sold, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

Buncombe County has 349 sold - but not occupied housing units.

Vacant Units For Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use

Buncombe County has 3,826 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. This is an increase of 1,784 units since the year 2000 when it had 2,042 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use homes. It's an increase of 2,155 units since the year 1990 when it had 1,671 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. There was an increase of 371 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units for Migrant Workers

There are 18 for migrant workers housing units. This is a decrease of -5 units since the year 2000 when it had 23 for migrant workers units. It's an increase of 9 units since the year 1990 when it had 9 for migrant workers housing units. Buncombe County saw an increase of 14 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units Listed as an Other Status

Buncombe County has 3,146 listed as vacant other housing units. This is an increase of 1,211 units since the year 2000 when it had 1,935 listed as vacant other units. It's an increase of 1,236 units since the year 1990 when it had 1,910 listed as vacant other housing units. There was an increase of 25 units between 1990 and 2000.