Harris County, Texas Real Estate Statistics

Home and Real Estate Statistics for Harris County, Texas

Housing Units By Status

Total Housing Units

There are 1,598,698 total housing units. This is an increase of 300,568 units since the year 2000 when it had 1,298,130 total homes. It's an increase of 424,890 units since the year 1990 when it had 1,173,808 total housing units. There was an increase of 124,322 units between 1990 and 2000. Of Harris County's 1,598,698 total housing units, 89.77% are occupied homes, and 10.23% are vacant housing units.

Total Occupied Housing Units

Harris County has 1,435,155 occupied housing units. This is an increase of 229,639 units since the year 2000 when it had 1,205,516 occupied homes. It's an increase of 408,707 units since the year 1990 when it had 1,026,448 occupied housing units. Harris County saw an increase of 179,068 units between 1990 and 2000. Of Harris County's 1,435,155 occupied housing units, 40.43% are occupied with a loan or mortgage homes, 43.22% are renter occupied home units, and 16.35% are occupied clear of any loan or mortgage home units.

Renter Occupied Housing Units

There are 620,345 renter occupied housing units. This is an increase of 81,769 units since the year 2000 when it had 538,576 renter occupied homes. It's an increase of 127,712 units since the year 1990 when it had 492,633 renter occupied home units. There was an increase of 45,943 units between 1990 and 2000.

Units Occupied with a Loan or Mortgage

There are 580,173 occupied with a loan or mortgage housing units.

Units Occupied Clear of Any Loan or Mortgage

Harris County has 234,637 occupied clear of any loan or mortgage housing units.

Total Vacant Housing Units

Harris County has 163,543 vacant housing units. This is an increase of 70,929 units since the year 2000 when it had 92,614 vacant homes. It's an increase of 16,183 units since the year 1990 when it had 147,360 vacant units. Harris County saw a decrease of -54,746 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 163,543 vacant housing units, 60.61% are for rent units, 2.2% are rented - but not occupied homes, 11.66% are for sale homes, 2.28% are sold - but not occupied home units, 4.33% are for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use units, 0.8% are for migrant workers units, and 19.2% are listed as vacant other home units.

Vacant Units Listed For Rent

There are 99,127 for rent housing units. This is an increase of 47,489 units since the year 2000 when it had 51,638 for rent homes. It's an increase of 16,721 units since the year 1990 when it had 82,406 for rent units. Harris County saw a decrease of -30,768 units between 1990 and 2000.

Rented, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

Harris County has 3,306 rented - but not occupied housing units. This is a decrease of -3,209 units since the year 2000 when it had 6,515 rented - but not occupied home units.

Vacant Units Listed For Sale

Harris County has 19,077 for sale housing units. This is an increase of 8,818 units since the year 2000 when it had 10,259 for sale home units. It's a decrease of -329 units since the year 1990 when it had 19,406 for sale home units. Harris County saw a decrease of -9,147 units between 1990 and 2000.

Sold, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

Harris County has 3,721 sold - but not occupied housing units.

Vacant Units For Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use

Harris County has 7,074 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. This is an increase of 1,278 units since the year 2000 when it had 5,796 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use home units. It's an increase of 4,345 units since the year 1990 when it had 2,729 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use homes. Harris County saw an increase of 3,067 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units for Migrant Workers

Harris County has 127 for migrant workers housing units. This is a decrease of -32 units since the year 2000 when it had 159 for migrant workers housing units. It's a decrease of -9 units since the year 1990 when it had 136 for migrant workers units. There was an increase of 23 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units Listed as an Other Status

There are 31,111 listed as vacant other housing units. This is an increase of 12,864 units since the year 2000 when it had 18,247 listed as vacant other housing units. It's an increase of 1,114 units since the year 1990 when it had 29,997 listed as vacant other units. Harris County saw a decrease of -11,750 units between 1990 and 2000.