Lehigh County, Pennsylvania Real Estate Statistics

Home and Real Estate Statistics for Lehigh County, Pennsylvania

Housing Units By Status

Total Housing Units

Lehigh County has 142,613 total housing units. This is an increase of 13,703 units since the year 2000 when it had 128,910 total homes. It's an increase of 24,278 units since the year 1990 when it had 118,335 total housing units. Lehigh County saw an increase of 10,575 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 142,613 total housing units, 93.95% are occupied units, and 6.5% are vacant housing units.

Total Occupied Housing Units

There are 133,983 occupied housing units. This is an increase of 12,077 units since the year 2000 when it had 121,906 occupied housing units. It's an increase of 21,096 units since the year 1990 when it had 112,887 occupied home units. Lehigh County saw an increase of 9,019 units between 1990 and 2000. Of Lehigh County's 133,983 occupied housing units, 47.31% are occupied with a loan or mortgage housing units, 32.2% are renter occupied homes, and 20.5% are occupied clear of any loan or mortgage home units.

Renter Occupied Housing Units

There are 43,137 renter occupied housing units. This is an increase of 5,080 units since the year 2000 when it had 38,057 renter occupied housing units. It's an increase of 8,498 units since the year 1990 when it had 34,639 renter occupied home units. There was an increase of 3,418 units between 1990 and 2000.

Units Occupied with a Loan or Mortgage

There are 63,383 occupied with a loan or mortgage housing units.

Units Occupied Clear of Any Loan or Mortgage

Lehigh County has 27,463 occupied clear of any loan or mortgage housing units.

Total Vacant Housing Units

Lehigh County has 8,630 vacant housing units. This is an increase of 1,626 units since the year 2000 when it had 7,004 vacant units. It's an increase of 3,182 units since the year 1990 when it had 5,448 vacant units. Lehigh County saw an increase of 1,556 units between 1990 and 2000. Of Lehigh County's 8,630 vacant housing units, 39.5% are for rent homes, 1.9% are rented - but not occupied home units, 18.92% are for sale housing units, 4.38% are sold - but not occupied home units, 7.68% are for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use home units, 0.3% are for migrant workers home units, and 27.58% are listed as vacant other units.

Vacant Units Listed For Rent

Lehigh County has 3,409 for rent housing units. This is an increase of 702 units since the year 2000 when it had 2,707 for rent home units. It's an increase of 935 units since the year 1990 when it had 2,474 for rent units. Lehigh County saw an increase of 233 units between 1990 and 2000.

Rented, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

Lehigh County has 164 rented - but not occupied housing units. This is a decrease of -464 units since the year 2000 when it had 628 rented - but not occupied homes.

Vacant Units Listed For Sale

There are 1,633 for sale housing units. This is an increase of 345 units since the year 2000 when it had 1,288 for sale housing units. It's an increase of 493 units since the year 1990 when it had 1,140 for sale housing units. There was an increase of 148 units between 1990 and 2000.

Sold, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

Lehigh County has 378 sold - but not occupied housing units.

Vacant Units For Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use

There are 663 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. This is an increase of 265 units since the year 2000 when it had 398 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. It's an increase of 345 units since the year 1990 when it had 318 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use home units. Lehigh County saw an increase of 80 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units for Migrant Workers

Lehigh County has 3 for migrant workers housing units. This is a decrease of -4 units since the year 2000 when it had 7 for migrant workers units. It's an increase of 3 units since the year 1990 when it had 0 for migrant workers home units. Lehigh County saw an increase of 7 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units Listed as an Other Status

There are 2,380 listed as vacant other housing units. This is an increase of 404 units since the year 2000 when it had 1,976 listed as vacant other housing units. It's an increase of 1,341 units since the year 1990 when it had 1,039 listed as vacant other housing units. Lehigh County saw an increase of 937 units between 1990 and 2000.