Amherst County, Virginia Real Estate Statistics

Home and Real Estate Statistics for Amherst County, Virginia

Housing Units By Status

Total Housing Units

There are 13,976 total housing units. This is an increase of 1,018 units since the year 2000 when it had 12,958 total home units. It's an increase of 3,378 units since the year 1990 when it had 10,598 total homes. Amherst County saw an increase of 2,360 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 13,976 total housing units, 89.87% are occupied units, and 10.13% are vacant home units.

Total Occupied Housing Units

There are 12,560 occupied housing units. This is an increase of 619 units since the year 2000 when it had 11,941 occupied units. It's an increase of 2,733 units since the year 1990 when it had 9,827 occupied housing units. Amherst County saw an increase of 2,114 units between 1990 and 2000. Of Amherst County's 12,560 occupied housing units, 48.22% are occupied with a loan or mortgage home units, 23.57% are renter occupied home units, and 28.22% are occupied clear of any loan or mortgage units.

Renter Occupied Housing Units

Amherst County has 2,960 renter occupied housing units. This is an increase of 344 units since the year 2000 when it had 2,616 renter occupied home units. It's an increase of 858 units since the year 1990 when it had 2,102 renter occupied housing units. Amherst County saw an increase of 514 units between 1990 and 2000.

Units Occupied with a Loan or Mortgage

There are 6,056 occupied with a loan or mortgage housing units.

Units Occupied Clear of Any Loan or Mortgage

Amherst County has 3,544 occupied clear of any loan or mortgage housing units.

Total Vacant Housing Units

Amherst County has 1,416 vacant housing units. This is an increase of 399 units since the year 2000 when it had 1,017 vacant housing units. It's an increase of 645 units since the year 1990 when it had 771 vacant housing units. There was an increase of 246 units between 1990 and 2000. Of Amherst County's 1,416 vacant housing units, 15.32% are for rent units, 1.6% are rented - but not occupied housing units, 10.95% are for sale housing units, 1.77% are sold - but not occupied homes, 27.75% are for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use homes, 0% are for migrant workers units, and 43.15% are listed as vacant other homes.

Vacant Units Listed For Rent

Amherst County has 217 for rent housing units. This is an increase of 81 units since the year 2000 when it had 136 for rent housing units. It's an increase of 71 units since the year 1990 when it had 146 for rent units. Amherst County saw a decrease of -10 units between 1990 and 2000.

Rented, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

Amherst County has 15 rented - but not occupied housing units. This is a decrease of -90 units since the year 2000 when it had 105 rented - but not occupied home units.

Vacant Units Listed For Sale

Amherst County has 155 for sale housing units. This is an increase of 4 units since the year 2000 when it had 151 for sale home units. It's an increase of 57 units since the year 1990 when it had 98 for sale homes. There was an increase of 53 units between 1990 and 2000.

Sold, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

There are 25 sold - but not occupied housing units.

Vacant Units For Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use

There are 393 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. This is an increase of 217 units since the year 2000 when it had 176 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use home units. It's an increase of 211 units since the year 1990 when it had 182 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use home units. Amherst County saw a decrease of -6 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units for Migrant Workers

Amherst County has 0 for migrant workers housing units. This is a decrease of -1 units since the year 2000 when it had 1 for migrant workers homes. It's a decrease of -1 units since the year 1990 when it had 1 for migrant workers units. There was a decrease of 0 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units Listed as an Other Status

Amherst County has 611 listed as vacant other housing units. This is an increase of 163 units since the year 2000 when it had 448 listed as vacant other units. It's an increase of 348 units since the year 1990 when it had 263 listed as vacant other units. Amherst County saw an increase of 185 units between 1990 and 2000.