Mercer County, Pennsylvania Real Estate Statistics

Home and Real Estate Statistics for Mercer County, Pennsylvania

Housing Units By Status

Total Housing Units

Mercer County has 51,733 total housing units. This is an increase of 1,874 units since the year 2000 when it had 49,859 total housing units. It's an increase of 3,044 units since the year 1990 when it had 48,689 total home units. Mercer County saw an increase of 1,170 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 51,733 total housing units, 89.77% are occupied homes, and 10.23% are vacant units.

Total Occupied Housing Units

Mercer County has 46,442 occupied housing units. This is a decrease of -270 units since the year 2000 when it had 46,712 occupied units. It's an increase of 851 units since the year 1990 when it had 45,591 occupied homes. There was an increase of 1,121 units between 1990 and 2000. Of Mercer County's 46,442 occupied housing units, 41.6% are occupied with a loan or mortgage homes, 26.92% are renter occupied housing units, and 31.48% are occupied clear of any loan or mortgage home units.

Renter Occupied Housing Units

There are 12,504 renter occupied housing units. This is an increase of 1,438 units since the year 2000 when it had 11,066 renter occupied housing units. It's an increase of 1,097 units since the year 1990 when it had 11,407 renter occupied homes. There was a decrease of -341 units between 1990 and 2000.

Units Occupied with a Loan or Mortgage

There are 19,319 occupied with a loan or mortgage housing units.

Units Occupied Clear of Any Loan or Mortgage

There are 14,619 occupied clear of any loan or mortgage housing units.

Total Vacant Housing Units

Mercer County has 5,291 vacant housing units. This is an increase of 2,144 units since the year 2000 when it had 3,147 vacant housing units. It's an increase of 2,193 units since the year 1990 when it had 3,098 vacant housing units. There was an increase of 49 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 5,291 vacant housing units, 24.2% are for rent home units, 1.36% are rented - but not occupied home units, 13.95% are for sale housing units, 3.21% are sold - but not occupied home units, 19.83% are for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units, 0.4% are for migrant workers home units, and 37.59% are listed as vacant other housing units.

Vacant Units Listed For Rent

There are 1,271 for rent housing units. This is an increase of 471 units since the year 2000 when it had 800 for rent home units. It's an increase of 601 units since the year 1990 when it had 670 for rent homes. There was an increase of 130 units between 1990 and 2000.

Rented, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

There are 72 rented - but not occupied housing units. This is a decrease of -246 units since the year 2000 when it had 318 rented - but not occupied home units.

Vacant Units Listed For Sale

There are 738 for sale housing units. This is an increase of 184 units since the year 2000 when it had 554 for sale units. It's an increase of 375 units since the year 1990 when it had 363 for sale housing units. There was an increase of 191 units between 1990 and 2000.

Sold, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

Mercer County has 170 sold - but not occupied housing units.

Vacant Units For Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use

There are 1,049 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. This is an increase of 567 units since the year 2000 when it had 482 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use home units. It's an increase of 358 units since the year 1990 when it had 691 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use units. Mercer County saw a decrease of -209 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units for Migrant Workers

Mercer County has 2 for migrant workers housing units. This is a decrease of -1 units since the year 2000 when it had 3 for migrant workers units. It's an increase of 1 units since the year 1990 when it had 1 for migrant workers homes. There was an increase of 2 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units Listed as an Other Status

There are 1,989 listed as vacant other housing units. This is an increase of 999 units since the year 2000 when it had 990 listed as vacant other homes. It's an increase of 967 units since the year 1990 when it had 1,022 listed as vacant other housing units. Mercer County saw a decrease of -32 units between 1990 and 2000.