### Housing Units By Status

#### Total Housing Units

There are 194,949 total housing units. This is an increase of 23,510 units since the year 2000 when it had 171,439 total housing units. It's an increase of 51,367 units since the year 1990 when it had 143,582 total housing units. There was an increase of 27,857 units between 1990 and 2000. Of Knox County's 194,949 total housing units, 90.92% are occupied units, and 9.8% are vacant units.

#### Total Occupied Housing Units

Knox County has 177,249 occupied housing units. This is an increase of 19,377 units since the year 2000 when it had 157,872 occupied home units. It's an increase of 43,610 units since the year 1990 when it had 133,639 occupied home units. Knox County saw an increase of 24,233 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 177,249 occupied housing units, 45.87% are occupied with a loan or mortgage housing units, 33.76% are renter occupied housing units, and 20.37% are occupied clear of any loan or mortgage homes.

##### Renter Occupied Housing Units

There are 59,837 renter occupied housing units. This is an increase of 7,527 units since the year 2000 when it had 52,310 renter occupied homes. It's an increase of 11,567 units since the year 1990 when it had 48,270 renter occupied homes. There was an increase of 4,040 units between 1990 and 2000.

##### Units Occupied with a Loan or Mortgage

There are 81,304 occupied with a loan or mortgage housing units.

##### Units Occupied Clear of Any Loan or Mortgage

There are 36,108 occupied clear of any loan or mortgage housing units.

#### Total Vacant Housing Units

There are 17,700 vacant housing units. This is an increase of 4,133 units since the year 2000 when it had 13,567 vacant units. It's an increase of 7,757 units since the year 1990 when it had 9,943 vacant home units. There was an increase of 3,624 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 17,700 vacant housing units, 38.29% are for rent homes, 1.62% are rented - but not occupied home units, 21.17% are for sale housing units, 4.61% are sold - but not occupied housing units, 5.92% are for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use units, 0.3% are for migrant workers home units, and 28.36% are listed as vacant other units.

##### Vacant Units Listed For Rent

Knox County has 6,777 for rent housing units. This is an increase of 948 units since the year 2000 when it had 5,829 for rent home units. It's an increase of 2,340 units since the year 1990 when it had 4,437 for rent homes. There was an increase of 1,392 units between 1990 and 2000.

##### Rented, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

There are 287 rented - but not occupied housing units. This is a decrease of -801 units since the year 2000 when it had 1,088 rented - but not occupied homes.

##### Vacant Units Listed For Sale

Knox County has 3,747 for sale housing units. This is an increase of 1,094 units since the year 2000 when it had 2,653 for sale homes. It's an increase of 2,111 units since the year 1990 when it had 1,636 for sale housing units. Knox County saw an increase of 1,017 units between 1990 and 2000.

##### Sold, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

Knox County has 816 sold - but not occupied housing units.

##### Vacant Units For Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use

There are 1,048 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. This is an increase of 462 units since the year 2000 when it had 586 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use homes. It's an increase of 773 units since the year 1990 when it had 275 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use units. Knox County saw an increase of 311 units between 1990 and 2000.

##### Vacant Units for Migrant Workers

Knox County has 5 for migrant workers housing units. This is an increase of 3 units since the year 2000 when it had 2 for migrant workers home units. It's an increase of 4 units since the year 1990 when it had 1 for migrant workers housing units. Knox County saw an increase of 1 units between 1990 and 2000.

##### Vacant Units Listed as an Other Status

Knox County has 5,020 listed as vacant other housing units. This is an increase of 1,611 units since the year 2000 when it had 3,409 listed as vacant other units. It's an increase of 2,490 units since the year 1990 when it had 2,530 listed as vacant other units. Knox County saw an increase of 879 units between 1990 and 2000.