South Carolina Real Estate Statistics

Home and Real Estate Statistics for South Carolina

Housing Units By Status

Total Housing Units

South Carolina has 2,137,683 total housing units. This is an increase of 384,013 units since the year 2000 when it had 1,753,670 total units. It's an increase of 713,528 units since the year 1990 when it had 1,424,155 total homes. South Carolina saw an increase of 329,515 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 2,137,683 total housing units, 84.26% are occupied home units, and 15.74% are vacant home units.

Total Occupied Housing Units

There are 1,801,181 occupied housing units. This is an increase of 267,327 units since the year 2000 when it had 1,533,854 occupied home units. It's an increase of 543,137 units since the year 1990 when it had 1,258,044 occupied units. South Carolina saw an increase of 275,810 units between 1990 and 2000. Of South Carolina's 1,801,181 occupied housing units, 45.83% are occupied with a loan or mortgage home units, 30.67% are renter occupied homes, and 23.51% are occupied clear of any loan or mortgage home units.

Renter Occupied Housing Units

South Carolina has 552,376 renter occupied housing units. This is an increase of 126,139 units since the year 2000 when it had 426,237 renter occupied housing units. It's an increase of 173,036 units since the year 1990 when it had 379,340 renter occupied home units. There was an increase of 46,897 units between 1990 and 2000.

Units Occupied with a Loan or Mortgage

South Carolina has 825,417 occupied with a loan or mortgage housing units.

Units Occupied Clear of Any Loan or Mortgage

South Carolina has 423,388 occupied clear of any loan or mortgage housing units.

Total Vacant Housing Units

There are 336,502 vacant housing units. This is an increase of 116,686 units since the year 2000 when it had 219,816 vacant home units. It's an increase of 170,391 units since the year 1990 when it had 166,111 vacant homes. There was an increase of 53,705 units between 1990 and 2000. Of South Carolina's 336,502 vacant housing units, 27.57% are for rent homes, 1.18% are rented - but not occupied housing units, 10.85% are for sale housing units, 2.53% are sold - but not occupied housing units, 33.44% are for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use home units, 0.11% are for migrant workers housing units, and 24.32% are listed as vacant other housing units.

Vacant Units Listed For Rent

There are 92,758 for rent housing units. This is an increase of 34,582 units since the year 2000 when it had 58,176 for rent homes. It's an increase of 43,533 units since the year 1990 when it had 49,225 for rent homes. South Carolina saw an increase of 8,951 units between 1990 and 2000.

Rented, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

There are 3,957 rented - but not occupied housing units. This is a decrease of -11,973 units since the year 2000 when it had 15,930 rented - but not occupied home units.

Vacant Units Listed For Sale

There are 36,523 for sale housing units. This is an increase of 14,568 units since the year 2000 when it had 21,955 for sale housing units. It's an increase of 21,337 units since the year 1990 when it had 15,186 for sale units. There was an increase of 6,769 units between 1990 and 2000.

Sold, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

There are 8,519 sold - but not occupied housing units.

Vacant Units For Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use

South Carolina has 112,531 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. This is an increase of 42,333 units since the year 2000 when it had 70,198 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. It's an increase of 62,688 units since the year 1990 when it had 49,843 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use homes. South Carolina saw an increase of 20,355 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units for Migrant Workers

There are 370 for migrant workers housing units. This is a decrease of -50 units since the year 2000 when it had 420 for migrant workers housing units. It's an increase of 10 units since the year 1990 when it had 360 for migrant workers home units. There was an increase of 60 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units Listed as an Other Status

There are 81,844 listed as vacant other housing units. This is an increase of 28,707 units since the year 2000 when it had 53,137 listed as vacant other units. It's an increase of 44,038 units since the year 1990 when it had 37,806 listed as vacant other housing units. There was an increase of 15,331 units between 1990 and 2000.