Cameron County, Texas Real Estate Statistics

Home and Real Estate Statistics for Cameron County, Texas

Housing Units By Status

Total Housing Units

There are 141,924 total housing units. This is an increase of 22,270 units since the year 2000 when it had 119,654 total homes. It's an increase of 53,165 units since the year 1990 when it had 88,759 total homes. There was an increase of 30,895 units between 1990 and 2000. Of Cameron County's 141,924 total housing units, 84.29% are occupied home units, and 15.71% are vacant home units.

Total Occupied Housing Units

There are 119,631 occupied housing units. This is an increase of 22,364 units since the year 2000 when it had 97,267 occupied housing units. It's an increase of 46,353 units since the year 1990 when it had 73,278 occupied housing units. Cameron County saw an increase of 23,989 units between 1990 and 2000. Of Cameron County's 119,631 occupied housing units, 34.2% are occupied with a loan or mortgage homes, 32.78% are renter occupied homes, and 33.19% are occupied clear of any loan or mortgage homes.

Renter Occupied Housing Units

There are 39,219 renter occupied housing units. This is an increase of 7,827 units since the year 2000 when it had 31,392 renter occupied homes. It's an increase of 13,113 units since the year 1990 when it had 26,106 renter occupied homes. There was an increase of 5,286 units between 1990 and 2000.

Units Occupied with a Loan or Mortgage

There are 40,702 occupied with a loan or mortgage housing units.

Units Occupied Clear of Any Loan or Mortgage

There are 39,710 occupied clear of any loan or mortgage housing units.

Total Vacant Housing Units

Cameron County has 22,293 vacant housing units. This is a decrease of -94 units since the year 2000 when it had 22,387 vacant housing units. It's an increase of 6,812 units since the year 1990 when it had 15,481 vacant housing units. Cameron County saw an increase of 6,906 units between 1990 and 2000. Of Cameron County's 22,293 vacant housing units, 20.29% are for rent home units, 1.68% are rented - but not occupied housing units, 6.79% are for sale housing units, 2.21% are sold - but not occupied housing units, 49.44% are for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use home units, 0.24% are for migrant workers homes, and 19.35% are listed as vacant other home units.

Vacant Units Listed For Rent

Cameron County has 4,524 for rent housing units. This is a decrease of -626 units since the year 2000 when it had 5,150 for rent units. It's an increase of 1,457 units since the year 1990 when it had 3,067 for rent home units. There was an increase of 2,083 units between 1990 and 2000.

Rented, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

Cameron County has 375 rented - but not occupied housing units. This is a decrease of -628 units since the year 2000 when it had 1,003 rented - but not occupied home units.

Vacant Units Listed For Sale

There are 1,513 for sale housing units. This is an increase of 435 units since the year 2000 when it had 1,078 for sale homes. It's an increase of 454 units since the year 1990 when it had 1,059 for sale units. Cameron County saw an increase of 19 units between 1990 and 2000.

Sold, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

There are 493 sold - but not occupied housing units.

Vacant Units For Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use

Cameron County has 11,021 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. This is a decrease of -738 units since the year 2000 when it had 11,759 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use homes. It's an increase of 4,012 units since the year 1990 when it had 7,009 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use homes. Cameron County saw an increase of 4,750 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units for Migrant Workers

There are 54 for migrant workers housing units. This is a decrease of -65 units since the year 2000 when it had 119 for migrant workers units. It's a decrease of -150 units since the year 1990 when it had 204 for migrant workers housing units. There was a decrease of -85 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units Listed as an Other Status

There are 4,313 listed as vacant other housing units. This is an increase of 1,035 units since the year 2000 when it had 3,278 listed as vacant other units. It's an increase of 1,676 units since the year 1990 when it had 2,637 listed as vacant other units. There was an increase of 641 units between 1990 and 2000.