Rhode Island Real Estate Statistics

Home and Real Estate Statistics for Rhode Island

Housing Units By Status

Total Housing Units

Rhode Island has 463,388 total housing units. This is an increase of 23,551 units since the year 2000 when it had 439,837 total units. It's an increase of 48,816 units since the year 1990 when it had 414,572 total housing units. There was an increase of 25,265 units between 1990 and 2000. Of Rhode Island's 463,388 total housing units, 89.26% are occupied homes, and 10.74% are vacant housing units.

Total Occupied Housing Units

Rhode Island has 413,600 occupied housing units. This is an increase of 5,176 units since the year 2000 when it had 408,424 occupied housing units. It's an increase of 35,623 units since the year 1990 when it had 377,977 occupied homes. Rhode Island saw an increase of 30,447 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 413,600 occupied housing units, 44.77% are occupied with a loan or mortgage units, 39.32% are renter occupied home units, and 15.91% are occupied clear of any loan or mortgage housing units.

Renter Occupied Housing Units

Rhode Island has 162,648 renter occupied housing units. This is a decrease of -620 units since the year 2000 when it had 163,268 renter occupied housing units. It's an increase of 9,463 units since the year 1990 when it had 153,185 renter occupied units. Rhode Island saw an increase of 10,083 units between 1990 and 2000.

Units Occupied with a Loan or Mortgage

There are 185,168 occupied with a loan or mortgage housing units.

Units Occupied Clear of Any Loan or Mortgage

There are 65,784 occupied clear of any loan or mortgage housing units.

Total Vacant Housing Units

There are 49,788 vacant housing units. This is an increase of 18,375 units since the year 2000 when it had 31,413 vacant housing units. It's an increase of 13,193 units since the year 1990 when it had 36,595 vacant home units. Rhode Island saw a decrease of -5,182 units between 1990 and 2000. Of Rhode Island's 49,788 vacant housing units, 31.66% are for rent units, 1.46% are rented - but not occupied housing units, 10.39% are for sale home units, 2.45% are sold - but not occupied housing units, 34.3% are for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use home units, 0.2% are for migrant workers housing units, and 19.72% are listed as vacant other home units.

Vacant Units Listed For Rent

There are 15,763 for rent housing units. This is an increase of 7,148 units since the year 2000 when it had 8,615 for rent units. It's an increase of 2,684 units since the year 1990 when it had 13,079 for rent homes. There was a decrease of -4,464 units between 1990 and 2000.

Rented, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

Rhode Island has 727 rented - but not occupied housing units. This is a decrease of -999 units since the year 2000 when it had 1,726 rented - but not occupied home units.

Vacant Units Listed For Sale

Rhode Island has 5,171 for sale housing units. This is an increase of 2,771 units since the year 2000 when it had 2,400 for sale homes. It's an increase of 1,783 units since the year 1990 when it had 3,388 for sale homes. There was a decrease of -988 units between 1990 and 2000.

Sold, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

There are 1,219 sold - but not occupied housing units.

Vacant Units For Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use

There are 17,077 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. This is an increase of 4,089 units since the year 2000 when it had 12,988 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. It's an increase of 5,040 units since the year 1990 when it had 12,037 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. There was an increase of 951 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units for Migrant Workers

There are 12 for migrant workers housing units. This is a decrease of -2 units since the year 2000 when it had 14 for migrant workers home units. It's a decrease of -4 units since the year 1990 when it had 16 for migrant workers home units. Rhode Island saw a decrease of -2 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units Listed as an Other Status

Rhode Island has 9,819 listed as vacant other housing units. This is an increase of 4,149 units since the year 2000 when it had 5,670 listed as vacant other units. It's an increase of 4,348 units since the year 1990 when it had 5,471 listed as vacant other units. Rhode Island saw an increase of 199 units between 1990 and 2000.