Dorchester County, South Carolina Real Estate Statistics

Home and Real Estate Statistics for Dorchester County, South Carolina

Housing Units By Status

Total Housing Units

There are 55,186 total housing units. This is an increase of 17,949 units since the year 2000 when it had 37,237 total housing units. It's an increase of 24,554 units since the year 1990 when it had 30,632 total housing units. Dorchester County saw an increase of 6,605 units between 1990 and 2000. Of Dorchester County's 55,186 total housing units, 91.7% are occupied home units, and 8.93% are vacant units.

Total Occupied Housing Units

There are 50,259 occupied housing units. This is an increase of 15,550 units since the year 2000 when it had 34,709 occupied units. It's an increase of 22,046 units since the year 1990 when it had 28,213 occupied home units. Dorchester County saw an increase of 6,496 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 50,259 occupied housing units, 55.25% are occupied with a loan or mortgage home units, 28.23% are renter occupied home units, and 16.52% are occupied clear of any loan or mortgage units.

Renter Occupied Housing Units

There are 14,186 renter occupied housing units. This is an increase of 5,500 units since the year 2000 when it had 8,686 renter occupied home units. It's an increase of 6,007 units since the year 1990 when it had 8,179 renter occupied housing units. There was an increase of 507 units between 1990 and 2000.

Units Occupied with a Loan or Mortgage

Dorchester County has 27,770 occupied with a loan or mortgage housing units.

Units Occupied Clear of Any Loan or Mortgage

Dorchester County has 8,303 occupied clear of any loan or mortgage housing units.

Total Vacant Housing Units

There are 4,927 vacant housing units. This is an increase of 2,399 units since the year 2000 when it had 2,528 vacant housing units. It's an increase of 2,508 units since the year 1990 when it had 2,419 vacant housing units. Dorchester County saw an increase of 109 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 4,927 vacant housing units, 35.84% are for rent homes, 1.44% are rented - but not occupied housing units, 20.32% are for sale housing units, 3.25% are sold - but not occupied housing units, 8.44% are for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use units, 0.6% are for migrant workers home units, and 30.65% are listed as vacant other home units.

Vacant Units Listed For Rent

Dorchester County has 1,766 for rent housing units. This is an increase of 1,173 units since the year 2000 when it had 593 for rent homes. It's an increase of 1,106 units since the year 1990 when it had 660 for rent home units. Dorchester County saw a decrease of -67 units between 1990 and 2000.

Rented, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

There are 71 rented - but not occupied housing units. This is a decrease of -183 units since the year 2000 when it had 254 rented - but not occupied homes.

Vacant Units Listed For Sale

Dorchester County has 1,001 for sale housing units. This is an increase of 580 units since the year 2000 when it had 421 for sale housing units. It's an increase of 554 units since the year 1990 when it had 447 for sale units. Dorchester County saw a decrease of -26 units between 1990 and 2000.

Sold, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

Dorchester County has 160 sold - but not occupied housing units.

Vacant Units For Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use

Dorchester County has 416 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. This is an increase of 160 units since the year 2000 when it had 256 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use homes. It's an increase of 220 units since the year 1990 when it had 196 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. There was an increase of 60 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units for Migrant Workers

Dorchester County has 3 for migrant workers housing units. This is an increase of 1 units since the year 2000 when it had 2 for migrant workers home units. It's an increase of 1 units since the year 1990 when it had 2 for migrant workers home units. Dorchester County saw a decrease of 0 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units Listed as an Other Status

There are 1,510 listed as vacant other housing units. This is an increase of 508 units since the year 2000 when it had 1,002 listed as vacant other home units. It's an increase of 730 units since the year 1990 when it had 780 listed as vacant other housing units. There was an increase of 222 units between 1990 and 2000.