Berks County, Pennsylvania Real Estate Statistics

Home and Real Estate Statistics for Berks County, Pennsylvania

Housing Units By Status

Total Housing Units

Berks County has 164,827 total housing units. This is an increase of 14,605 units since the year 2000 when it had 150,222 total housing units. It's an increase of 30,345 units since the year 1990 when it had 134,482 total housing units. Berks County saw an increase of 15,740 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 164,827 total housing units, 93.65% are occupied homes, and 6.35% are vacant homes.

Total Occupied Housing Units

Berks County has 154,356 occupied housing units. This is an increase of 12,786 units since the year 2000 when it had 141,570 occupied units. It's an increase of 26,707 units since the year 1990 when it had 127,649 occupied housing units. Berks County saw an increase of 13,921 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 154,356 occupied housing units, 49.1% are occupied with a loan or mortgage housing units, 28.31% are renter occupied housing units, and 22.67% are occupied clear of any loan or mortgage homes.

Renter Occupied Housing Units

Berks County has 43,703 renter occupied housing units. This is an increase of 6,852 units since the year 2000 when it had 36,851 renter occupied homes. It's an increase of 10,390 units since the year 1990 when it had 33,313 renter occupied home units. There was an increase of 3,538 units between 1990 and 2000.

Units Occupied with a Loan or Mortgage

Berks County has 75,656 occupied with a loan or mortgage housing units.

Units Occupied Clear of Any Loan or Mortgage

There are 34,997 occupied clear of any loan or mortgage housing units.

Total Vacant Housing Units

There are 10,471 vacant housing units. This is an increase of 1,819 units since the year 2000 when it had 8,652 vacant housing units. It's an increase of 3,638 units since the year 1990 when it had 6,833 vacant homes. There was an increase of 1,819 units between 1990 and 2000. Of Berks County's 10,471 vacant housing units, 33.97% are for rent home units, 1.89% are rented - but not occupied homes, 18.54% are for sale housing units, 4.26% are sold - but not occupied units, 6.91% are for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use home units, 0.4% are for migrant workers housing units, and 34.39% are listed as vacant other home units.

Vacant Units Listed For Rent

There are 3,557 for rent housing units. This is an increase of 1,098 units since the year 2000 when it had 2,459 for rent home units. It's an increase of 1,387 units since the year 1990 when it had 2,170 for rent units. Berks County saw an increase of 289 units between 1990 and 2000.

Rented, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

Berks County has 198 rented - but not occupied housing units. This is a decrease of -841 units since the year 2000 when it had 1,039 rented - but not occupied homes.

Vacant Units Listed For Sale

There are 1,941 for sale housing units. This is an increase of 79 units since the year 2000 when it had 1,862 for sale units. It's an increase of 627 units since the year 1990 when it had 1,314 for sale housing units. Berks County saw an increase of 548 units between 1990 and 2000.

Sold, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

Berks County has 446 sold - but not occupied housing units.

Vacant Units For Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use

Berks County has 724 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. This is a decrease of -20 units since the year 2000 when it had 744 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use home units. It's an increase of 286 units since the year 1990 when it had 438 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use homes. Berks County saw an increase of 306 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units for Migrant Workers

Berks County has 4 for migrant workers housing units. This is an increase of 2 units since the year 2000 when it had 2 for migrant workers home units. It's a decrease of -2 units since the year 1990 when it had 6 for migrant workers housing units. Berks County saw a decrease of -4 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units Listed as an Other Status

Berks County has 3,601 listed as vacant other housing units. This is an increase of 1,055 units since the year 2000 when it had 2,546 listed as vacant other housing units. It's an increase of 1,796 units since the year 1990 when it had 1,805 listed as vacant other units. There was an increase of 741 units between 1990 and 2000.