Watauga County, North Carolina Real Estate Statistics

Home and Real Estate Statistics for Watauga County, North Carolina

Housing Units By Status

Total Housing Units

Watauga County has 32,137 total housing units. This is an increase of 8,982 units since the year 2000 when it had 23,155 total home units. It's an increase of 12,599 units since the year 1990 when it had 19,538 total home units. Watauga County saw an increase of 3,617 units between 1990 and 2000. Of Watauga County's 32,137 total housing units, 63.49% are occupied housing units, and 36.51% are vacant homes.

Total Occupied Housing Units

Watauga County has 20,403 occupied housing units. This is an increase of 3,863 units since the year 2000 when it had 16,540 occupied homes. It's an increase of 6,710 units since the year 1990 when it had 13,693 occupied homes. There was an increase of 2,847 units between 1990 and 2000. Of Watauga County's 20,403 occupied housing units, 33.76% are occupied with a loan or mortgage units, 43.23% are renter occupied units, and 23.1% are occupied clear of any loan or mortgage housing units.

Renter Occupied Housing Units

Watauga County has 8,820 renter occupied housing units. This is an increase of 2,686 units since the year 2000 when it had 6,134 renter occupied units. It's an increase of 3,913 units since the year 1990 when it had 4,907 renter occupied units. Watauga County saw an increase of 1,227 units between 1990 and 2000.

Units Occupied with a Loan or Mortgage

There are 6,888 occupied with a loan or mortgage housing units.

Units Occupied Clear of Any Loan or Mortgage

There are 4,695 occupied clear of any loan or mortgage housing units.

Total Vacant Housing Units

Watauga County has 11,734 vacant housing units. This is an increase of 5,119 units since the year 2000 when it had 6,615 vacant homes. It's an increase of 5,889 units since the year 1990 when it had 5,845 vacant home units. There was an increase of 770 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 11,734 vacant housing units, 8.77% are for rent units, 0.53% are rented - but not occupied units, 5.22% are for sale housing units, 0.81% are sold - but not occupied housing units, 76.64% are for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use units, 0.3% are for migrant workers units, and 8% are listed as vacant other units.

Vacant Units Listed For Rent

There are 1,029 for rent housing units. This is an increase of 518 units since the year 2000 when it had 511 for rent home units. It's an increase of 492 units since the year 1990 when it had 537 for rent home units. There was a decrease of -26 units between 1990 and 2000.

Rented, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

There are 62 rented - but not occupied housing units. This is a decrease of -199 units since the year 2000 when it had 261 rented - but not occupied home units.

Vacant Units Listed For Sale

Watauga County has 612 for sale housing units. This is an increase of 442 units since the year 2000 when it had 170 for sale homes. It's an increase of 384 units since the year 1990 when it had 228 for sale units. Watauga County saw a decrease of -58 units between 1990 and 2000.

Sold, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

There are 95 sold - but not occupied housing units.

Vacant Units For Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use

Watauga County has 8,993 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. This is an increase of 3,895 units since the year 2000 when it had 5,098 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use units. It's an increase of 4,732 units since the year 1990 when it had 4,261 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. Watauga County saw an increase of 837 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units for Migrant Workers

There are 4 for migrant workers housing units. This is an increase of 1 units since the year 2000 when it had 3 for migrant workers homes. It's a decrease of 0 units since the year 1990 when it had 4 for migrant workers homes. Watauga County saw a decrease of -1 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units Listed as an Other Status

There are 939 listed as vacant other housing units. This is an increase of 367 units since the year 2000 when it had 572 listed as vacant other units. It's an increase of 286 units since the year 1990 when it had 653 listed as vacant other homes. Watauga County saw a decrease of -81 units between 1990 and 2000.