Luzerne County, Pennsylvania Real Estate Statistics

Home and Real Estate Statistics for Luzerne County, Pennsylvania

Housing Units By Status

Total Housing Units

There are 148,748 total housing units. This is an increase of 4,062 units since the year 2000 when it had 144,686 total housing units. It's an increase of 10,024 units since the year 1990 when it had 138,724 total homes. Luzerne County saw an increase of 5,962 units between 1990 and 2000. Of Luzerne County's 148,748 total housing units, 88.69% are occupied home units, and 11.31% are vacant homes.

Total Occupied Housing Units

Luzerne County has 131,932 occupied housing units. This is an increase of 1,245 units since the year 2000 when it had 130,687 occupied housing units. It's an increase of 3,449 units since the year 1990 when it had 128,483 occupied homes. Luzerne County saw an increase of 2,204 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 131,932 occupied housing units, 40.4% are occupied with a loan or mortgage units, 31.98% are renter occupied home units, and 27.62% are occupied clear of any loan or mortgage homes.

Renter Occupied Housing Units

There are 42,190 renter occupied housing units. This is an increase of 3,417 units since the year 2000 when it had 38,773 renter occupied housing units. It's an increase of 2,816 units since the year 1990 when it had 39,374 renter occupied home units. Luzerne County saw a decrease of -601 units between 1990 and 2000.

Units Occupied with a Loan or Mortgage

There are 53,307 occupied with a loan or mortgage housing units.

Units Occupied Clear of Any Loan or Mortgage

There are 36,435 occupied clear of any loan or mortgage housing units.

Total Vacant Housing Units

Luzerne County has 16,816 vacant housing units. This is an increase of 2,817 units since the year 2000 when it had 13,999 vacant housing units. It's an increase of 6,575 units since the year 1990 when it had 10,241 vacant home units. There was an increase of 3,758 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 16,816 vacant housing units, 23.11% are for rent homes, 1.4% are rented - but not occupied home units, 12.99% are for sale homes, 4.15% are sold - but not occupied units, 20.29% are for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units, 0.1% are for migrant workers units, and 38.4% are listed as vacant other homes.

Vacant Units Listed For Rent

Luzerne County has 3,887 for rent housing units. This is an increase of 142 units since the year 2000 when it had 3,745 for rent units. It's an increase of 1,678 units since the year 1990 when it had 2,209 for rent homes. There was an increase of 1,536 units between 1990 and 2000.

Rented, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

Luzerne County has 236 rented - but not occupied housing units. This is a decrease of -1,320 units since the year 2000 when it had 1,556 rented - but not occupied units.

Vacant Units Listed For Sale

There are 2,184 for sale housing units. This is an increase of 440 units since the year 2000 when it had 1,744 for sale units. It's an increase of 1,359 units since the year 1990 when it had 825 for sale home units. There was an increase of 919 units between 1990 and 2000.

Sold, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

There are 698 sold - but not occupied housing units.

Vacant Units For Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use

Luzerne County has 3,412 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. This is an increase of 895 units since the year 2000 when it had 2,517 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use home units. It's an increase of 636 units since the year 1990 when it had 2,776 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. Luzerne County saw a decrease of -259 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units for Migrant Workers

There are 2 for migrant workers housing units. This is a decrease of -5 units since the year 2000 when it had 7 for migrant workers housing units. It's a decrease of -4 units since the year 1990 when it had 6 for migrant workers home units. There was an increase of 1 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units Listed as an Other Status

There are 6,397 listed as vacant other housing units. This is an increase of 1,967 units since the year 2000 when it had 4,430 listed as vacant other housing units. It's an increase of 3,097 units since the year 1990 when it had 3,300 listed as vacant other housing units. There was an increase of 1,130 units between 1990 and 2000.