Washington Real Estate Statistics

Home and Real Estate Statistics for Washington

Housing Units By Status

Total Housing Units

Washington has 2,885,677 total housing units. This is an increase of 434,602 units since the year 2000 when it had 2,451,075 total units. It's an increase of 853,299 units since the year 1990 when it had 2,032,378 total units. There was an increase of 418,697 units between 1990 and 2000. Of Washington's 2,885,677 total housing units, 90.8% are occupied housing units, and 9.2% are vacant homes.

Total Occupied Housing Units

Washington has 2,620,076 occupied housing units. This is an increase of 348,678 units since the year 2000 when it had 2,271,398 occupied homes. It's an increase of 747,645 units since the year 1990 when it had 1,872,431 occupied home units. Washington saw an increase of 398,967 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 2,620,076 occupied housing units, 47.53% are occupied with a loan or mortgage homes, 36.11% are renter occupied home units, and 16.36% are occupied clear of any loan or mortgage home units.

Renter Occupied Housing Units

Washington has 946,156 renter occupied housing units. This is an increase of 141,767 units since the year 2000 when it had 804,389 renter occupied home units. It's an increase of 245,305 units since the year 1990 when it had 700,851 renter occupied housing units. There was an increase of 103,538 units between 1990 and 2000.

Units Occupied with a Loan or Mortgage

Washington has 1,245,264 occupied with a loan or mortgage housing units.

Units Occupied Clear of Any Loan or Mortgage

There are 428,656 occupied clear of any loan or mortgage housing units.

Total Vacant Housing Units

There are 265,601 vacant housing units. This is an increase of 85,924 units since the year 2000 when it had 179,677 vacant home units. It's an increase of 105,654 units since the year 1990 when it had 159,947 vacant units. Washington saw an increase of 19,730 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 265,601 vacant housing units, 27.15% are for rent units, 1.84% are rented - but not occupied home units, 15.59% are for sale units, 2.87% are sold - but not occupied units, 33.85% are for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use homes, 0.5% are for migrant workers homes, and 18.2% are listed as vacant other home units.

Vacant Units Listed For Rent

Washington has 72,112 for rent housing units. This is an increase of 21,225 units since the year 2000 when it had 50,887 for rent housing units. It's an increase of 28,779 units since the year 1990 when it had 43,333 for rent homes. Washington saw an increase of 7,554 units between 1990 and 2000.

Rented, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

Washington has 4,877 rented - but not occupied housing units. This is a decrease of -6,379 units since the year 2000 when it had 11,256 rented - but not occupied home units.

Vacant Units Listed For Sale

Washington has 41,417 for sale housing units. This is an increase of 14,162 units since the year 2000 when it had 27,255 for sale home units. It's an increase of 25,966 units since the year 1990 when it had 15,451 for sale housing units. There was an increase of 11,804 units between 1990 and 2000.

Sold, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

Washington has 7,623 sold - but not occupied housing units.

Vacant Units For Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use

There are 89,907 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. This is an increase of 29,552 units since the year 2000 when it had 60,355 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use homes. It's an increase of 34,075 units since the year 1990 when it had 55,832 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use homes. There was an increase of 4,523 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units for Migrant Workers

Washington has 1,328 for migrant workers housing units. This is an increase of 131 units since the year 2000 when it had 1,197 for migrant workers housing units. It's a decrease of -1,182 units since the year 1990 when it had 2,510 for migrant workers home units. There was a decrease of -1,313 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units Listed as an Other Status

There are 48,337 listed as vacant other housing units. This is an increase of 19,610 units since the year 2000 when it had 28,727 listed as vacant other housing units. It's an increase of 18,826 units since the year 1990 when it had 29,511 listed as vacant other housing units. There was a decrease of -784 units between 1990 and 2000.