Polk County, North Carolina Real Estate Statistics

Home and Real Estate Statistics for Polk County, North Carolina

Housing Units By Status

Total Housing Units

Polk County has 11,432 total housing units. This is an increase of 2,240 units since the year 2000 when it had 9,192 total housing units. It's an increase of 4,159 units since the year 1990 when it had 7,273 total home units. There was an increase of 1,919 units between 1990 and 2000. Of Polk County's 11,432 total housing units, 78.63% are occupied home units, and 21.37% are vacant units.

Total Occupied Housing Units

There are 8,989 occupied housing units. This is an increase of 1,081 units since the year 2000 when it had 7,908 occupied home units. It's an increase of 2,879 units since the year 1990 when it had 6,110 occupied units. There was an increase of 1,798 units between 1990 and 2000. Of Polk County's 8,989 occupied housing units, 39.41% are occupied with a loan or mortgage housing units, 24.43% are renter occupied units, and 36.16% are occupied clear of any loan or mortgage units.

Renter Occupied Housing Units

Polk County has 2,196 renter occupied housing units. This is an increase of 510 units since the year 2000 when it had 1,686 renter occupied units. It's an increase of 969 units since the year 1990 when it had 1,227 renter occupied housing units. There was an increase of 459 units between 1990 and 2000.

Units Occupied with a Loan or Mortgage

Polk County has 3,543 occupied with a loan or mortgage housing units.

Units Occupied Clear of Any Loan or Mortgage

Polk County has 3,250 occupied clear of any loan or mortgage housing units.

Total Vacant Housing Units

Polk County has 2,443 vacant housing units. This is an increase of 1,159 units since the year 2000 when it had 1,284 vacant units. It's an increase of 1,280 units since the year 1990 when it had 1,163 vacant homes. There was an increase of 121 units between 1990 and 2000. Of Polk County's 2,443 vacant housing units, 13.14% are for rent units, 0.82% are rented - but not occupied home units, 10.64% are for sale units, 1.76% are sold - but not occupied housing units, 49.8% are for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units, 0.4% are for migrant workers housing units, and 24.52% are listed as vacant other homes.

Vacant Units Listed For Rent

There are 321 for rent housing units. This is an increase of 148 units since the year 2000 when it had 173 for rent units. It's an increase of 215 units since the year 1990 when it had 106 for rent housing units. There was an increase of 67 units between 1990 and 2000.

Rented, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

Polk County has 20 rented - but not occupied housing units. This is a decrease of -133 units since the year 2000 when it had 153 rented - but not occupied home units.

Vacant Units Listed For Sale

Polk County has 260 for sale housing units. This is an increase of 178 units since the year 2000 when it had 82 for sale housing units. It's an increase of 149 units since the year 1990 when it had 111 for sale units. Polk County saw a decrease of -29 units between 1990 and 2000.

Sold, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

There are 43 sold - but not occupied housing units.

Vacant Units For Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use

There are 1,199 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. This is an increase of 535 units since the year 2000 when it had 664 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use units. It's an increase of 715 units since the year 1990 when it had 484 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use homes. There was an increase of 180 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units for Migrant Workers

There are 1 for migrant workers housing units. This is a decrease of 0 units since the year 2000 when it had 1 for migrant workers homes. It's a decrease of -9 units since the year 1990 when it had 10 for migrant workers housing units. There was a decrease of -9 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units Listed as an Other Status

Polk County has 599 listed as vacant other housing units. This is an increase of 388 units since the year 2000 when it had 211 listed as vacant other home units. It's an increase of 236 units since the year 1990 when it had 363 listed as vacant other homes. Polk County saw a decrease of -152 units between 1990 and 2000.