Galveston County, Texas Real Estate Statistics

Home and Real Estate Statistics for Galveston County, Texas

Housing Units By Status

Total Housing Units

There are 132,492 total housing units. This is an increase of 20,759 units since the year 2000 when it had 111,733 total housing units. It's an increase of 33,041 units since the year 1990 when it had 99,451 total units. There was an increase of 12,282 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 132,492 total housing units, 82.25% are occupied homes, and 17.75% are vacant home units.

Total Occupied Housing Units

Galveston County has 108,969 occupied housing units. This is an increase of 14,187 units since the year 2000 when it had 94,782 occupied home units. It's an increase of 27,518 units since the year 1990 when it had 81,451 occupied units. There was an increase of 13,331 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 108,969 occupied housing units, 46.16% are occupied with a loan or mortgage housing units, 31.22% are renter occupied housing units, and 22.61% are occupied clear of any loan or mortgage home units.

Renter Occupied Housing Units

There are 34,025 renter occupied housing units. This is an increase of 1,985 units since the year 2000 when it had 32,040 renter occupied homes. It's an increase of 3,037 units since the year 1990 when it had 30,988 renter occupied homes. Galveston County saw an increase of 1,052 units between 1990 and 2000.

Units Occupied with a Loan or Mortgage

There are 50,304 occupied with a loan or mortgage housing units.

Units Occupied Clear of Any Loan or Mortgage

Galveston County has 24,640 occupied clear of any loan or mortgage housing units.

Total Vacant Housing Units

There are 23,523 vacant housing units. This is an increase of 6,572 units since the year 2000 when it had 16,951 vacant housing units. It's an increase of 5,523 units since the year 1990 when it had 18,000 vacant units. Galveston County saw a decrease of -1,049 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 23,523 vacant housing units, 28.36% are for rent homes, 1.4% are rented - but not occupied housing units, 10.28% are for sale home units, 2.6% are sold - but not occupied homes, 34.39% are for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use home units, 0.5% are for migrant workers units, and 23.28% are listed as vacant other home units.

Vacant Units Listed For Rent

Galveston County has 6,671 for rent housing units. This is an increase of 1,750 units since the year 2000 when it had 4,921 for rent homes. It's an increase of 1,922 units since the year 1990 when it had 4,749 for rent housing units. There was an increase of 172 units between 1990 and 2000.

Rented, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

Galveston County has 244 rented - but not occupied housing units. This is a decrease of -628 units since the year 2000 when it had 872 rented - but not occupied housing units.

Vacant Units Listed For Sale

Galveston County has 2,419 for sale housing units. This is an increase of 943 units since the year 2000 when it had 1,476 for sale home units. It's an increase of 588 units since the year 1990 when it had 1,831 for sale housing units. There was a decrease of -355 units between 1990 and 2000.

Sold, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

Galveston County has 611 sold - but not occupied housing units.

Vacant Units For Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use

There are 8,090 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. This is an increase of 450 units since the year 2000 when it had 7,640 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use home units. It's an increase of 1,100 units since the year 1990 when it had 6,990 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use units. There was an increase of 650 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units for Migrant Workers

There are 12 for migrant workers housing units. This is a decrease of -7 units since the year 2000 when it had 19 for migrant workers housing units. It's an increase of 3 units since the year 1990 when it had 9 for migrant workers homes. There was an increase of 10 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units Listed as an Other Status

Galveston County has 5,476 listed as vacant other housing units. This is an increase of 3,453 units since the year 2000 when it had 2,023 listed as vacant other housing units. It's an increase of 2,209 units since the year 1990 when it had 3,267 listed as vacant other units. There was a decrease of -1,244 units between 1990 and 2000.