### Housing Units By Status

#### Total Housing Units

Essex County has 5,019 total housing units. This is an increase of 257 units since the year 2000 when it had 4,762 total home units. It's an increase of 616 units since the year 1990 when it had 4,403 total home units. Essex County saw an increase of 359 units between 1990 and 2000. Of Essex County's 5,019 total housing units, 56.15% are occupied home units, and 43.85% are vacant homes.

#### Total Occupied Housing Units

There are 2,818 occupied housing units. This is an increase of 216 units since the year 2000 when it had 2,602 occupied units. It's an increase of 474 units since the year 1990 when it had 2,344 occupied housing units. Essex County saw an increase of 258 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 2,818 occupied housing units, 44.7% are occupied with a loan or mortgage homes, 19.8% are renter occupied home units, and 36.12% are occupied clear of any loan or mortgage housing units.

##### Renter Occupied Housing Units

There are 558 renter occupied housing units. This is an increase of 25 units since the year 2000 when it had 533 renter occupied units. It's an increase of 50 units since the year 1990 when it had 508 renter occupied homes. There was an increase of 25 units between 1990 and 2000.

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

There are 1,242 occupied with a loan or mortgage housing units.

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

Essex County has 1,018 occupied clear of any loan or mortgage housing units.

#### Total Vacant Housing Units

There are 2,201 vacant housing units. This is an increase of 41 units since the year 2000 when it had 2,160 vacant units. It's an increase of 142 units since the year 1990 when it had 2,059 vacant units. Essex County saw an increase of 101 units between 1990 and 2000. Of Essex County's 2,201 vacant housing units, 2.91% are for rent units, 0.14% are rented - but not occupied homes, 2.41% are for sale homes, 0.36% are sold - but not occupied home units, 87.6% are for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use home units, 0% are for migrant workers homes, and 6.59% are listed as vacant other housing units.

##### Vacant Units Listed For Rent

Essex County has 64 for rent housing units. This is an increase of 5 units since the year 2000 when it had 59 for rent housing units. It's an increase of 11 units since the year 1990 when it had 53 for rent homes. There was an increase of 6 units between 1990 and 2000.

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

There are 3 rented - but not occupied housing units. This is a decrease of -18 units since the year 2000 when it had 21 rented - but not occupied homes.

##### Vacant Units Listed For Sale

There are 53 for sale housing units. This is a decrease of -66 units since the year 2000 when it had 119 for sale housing units. It's an increase of 10 units since the year 1990 when it had 43 for sale units. There was an increase of 76 units between 1990 and 2000.

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

Essex County has 8 sold - but not occupied housing units.

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

Essex County has 1,928 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. This is an increase of 84 units since the year 2000 when it had 1,844 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use homes. It's an increase of 100 units since the year 1990 when it had 1,828 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use home units. There was an increase of 16 units between 1990 and 2000.

##### Vacant Units for Migrant Workers

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

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

Essex County has 145 listed as vacant other housing units. This is an increase of 30 units since the year 2000 when it had 115 listed as vacant other home units. It's an increase of 30 units since the year 1990 when it had 115 listed as vacant other housing units. Essex County saw a decrease of 0 units between 1990 and 2000.