Mecklenburg County, North Carolina Real Estate Statistics

Home and Real Estate Statistics for Mecklenburg County, North Carolina

Housing Units By Status

Total Housing Units

Mecklenburg County has 398,510 total housing units. This is an increase of 105,730 units since the year 2000 when it had 292,780 total units. It's an increase of 182,094 units since the year 1990 when it had 216,416 total home units. Mecklenburg County saw an increase of 76,364 units between 1990 and 2000. Of Mecklenburg County's 398,510 total housing units, 90.89% are occupied housing units, and 9.11% are vacant units.

Total Occupied Housing Units

There are 362,213 occupied housing units. This is an increase of 88,797 units since the year 2000 when it had 273,416 occupied home units. It's an increase of 161,994 units since the year 1990 when it had 200,219 occupied housing units. Mecklenburg County saw an increase of 73,197 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 362,213 occupied housing units, 51.7% are occupied with a loan or mortgage units, 39.38% are renter occupied housing units, and 9.56% are occupied clear of any loan or mortgage units.

Renter Occupied Housing Units

Mecklenburg County has 142,625 renter occupied housing units. This is an increase of 39,602 units since the year 2000 when it had 103,023 renter occupied housing units. It's an increase of 61,969 units since the year 1990 when it had 80,656 renter occupied housing units. Mecklenburg County saw an increase of 22,367 units between 1990 and 2000.

Units Occupied with a Loan or Mortgage

Mecklenburg County has 184,971 occupied with a loan or mortgage housing units.

Units Occupied Clear of Any Loan or Mortgage

There are 34,617 occupied clear of any loan or mortgage housing units.

Total Vacant Housing Units

There are 36,297 vacant housing units. This is an increase of 16,933 units since the year 2000 when it had 19,364 vacant home units. It's an increase of 20,100 units since the year 1990 when it had 16,197 vacant units. There was an increase of 3,167 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 36,297 vacant housing units, 50.31% are for rent housing units, 1.65% are rented - but not occupied homes, 20.75% are for sale units, 2.6% are sold - but not occupied homes, 6.63% are for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use home units, 0.3% are for migrant workers home units, and 18.3% are listed as vacant other units.

Vacant Units Listed For Rent

There are 18,261 for rent housing units. This is an increase of 8,495 units since the year 2000 when it had 9,766 for rent home units. It's an increase of 9,653 units since the year 1990 when it had 8,608 for rent units. Mecklenburg County saw an increase of 1,158 units between 1990 and 2000.

Rented, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

Mecklenburg County has 599 rented - but not occupied housing units. This is a decrease of -715 units since the year 2000 when it had 1,314 rented - but not occupied units.

Vacant Units Listed For Sale

Mecklenburg County has 7,530 for sale housing units. This is an increase of 3,332 units since the year 2000 when it had 4,198 for sale home units. It's an increase of 4,468 units since the year 1990 when it had 3,062 for sale homes. There was an increase of 1,136 units between 1990 and 2000.

Sold, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

Mecklenburg County has 943 sold - but not occupied housing units.

Vacant Units For Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use

Mecklenburg County has 2,407 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. This is an increase of 966 units since the year 2000 when it had 1,441 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use home units. It's an increase of 1,255 units since the year 1990 when it had 1,152 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use units. Mecklenburg County saw an increase of 289 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units for Migrant Workers

Mecklenburg County has 11 for migrant workers housing units. This is an increase of 5 units since the year 2000 when it had 6 for migrant workers housing units. It's a decrease of -7 units since the year 1990 when it had 18 for migrant workers home units. Mecklenburg County saw a decrease of -12 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units Listed as an Other Status

There are 6,546 listed as vacant other housing units. This is an increase of 3,907 units since the year 2000 when it had 2,639 listed as vacant other home units. It's an increase of 4,604 units since the year 1990 when it had 1,942 listed as vacant other units. There was an increase of 697 units between 1990 and 2000.