King County, Washington Real Estate Statistics

Home and Real Estate Statistics for King County, Washington

Housing Units By Status

Total Housing Units

There are 851,261 total housing units. This is an increase of 109,024 units since the year 2000 when it had 742,237 total homes. It's an increase of 203,918 units since the year 1990 when it had 647,343 total housing units. King County saw an increase of 94,894 units between 1990 and 2000. Of King County's 851,261 total housing units, 92.71% are occupied home units, and 7.29% are vacant housing units.

Total Occupied Housing Units

There are 789,232 occupied housing units. This is an increase of 78,316 units since the year 2000 when it had 710,916 occupied home units. It's an increase of 173,440 units since the year 1990 when it had 615,792 occupied housing units. There was an increase of 95,124 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 789,232 occupied housing units, 46.34% are occupied with a loan or mortgage home units, 40.86% are renter occupied homes, and 12.8% are occupied clear of any loan or mortgage housing units.

Renter Occupied Housing Units

There are 322,514 renter occupied housing units. This is an increase of 37,034 units since the year 2000 when it had 285,480 renter occupied homes. It's an increase of 68,760 units since the year 1990 when it had 253,754 renter occupied home units. King County saw an increase of 31,726 units between 1990 and 2000.

Units Occupied with a Loan or Mortgage

King County has 365,701 occupied with a loan or mortgage housing units.

Units Occupied Clear of Any Loan or Mortgage

There are 101,017 occupied clear of any loan or mortgage housing units.

Total Vacant Housing Units

There are 62,029 vacant housing units. This is an increase of 30,708 units since the year 2000 when it had 31,321 vacant home units. It's an increase of 30,478 units since the year 1990 when it had 31,551 vacant housing units. King County saw a decrease of -230 units between 1990 and 2000. Of King County's 62,029 vacant housing units, 41.61% are for rent home units, 2.87% are rented - but not occupied home units, 20.55% are for sale housing units, 3.77% are sold - but not occupied housing units, 13.8% are for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use homes, 0.7% are for migrant workers housing units, and 18.5% are listed as vacant other homes.

Vacant Units Listed For Rent

There are 25,812 for rent housing units. This is an increase of 13,446 units since the year 2000 when it had 12,366 for rent homes. It's an increase of 10,877 units since the year 1990 when it had 14,935 for rent home units. There was a decrease of -2,569 units between 1990 and 2000.

Rented, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

King County has 1,778 rented - but not occupied housing units. This is a decrease of -1,439 units since the year 2000 when it had 3,217 rented - but not occupied homes.

Vacant Units Listed For Sale

There are 12,750 for sale housing units. This is an increase of 7,670 units since the year 2000 when it had 5,080 for sale home units. It's an increase of 8,403 units since the year 1990 when it had 4,347 for sale housing units. There was an increase of 733 units between 1990 and 2000.

Sold, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

There are 2,337 sold - but not occupied housing units.

Vacant Units For Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use

There are 8,112 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. This is an increase of 2,878 units since the year 2000 when it had 5,234 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use units. It's an increase of 4,724 units since the year 1990 when it had 3,388 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. King County saw an increase of 1,846 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units for Migrant Workers

There are 43 for migrant workers housing units. This is a decrease of -174 units since the year 2000 when it had 217 for migrant workers home units. It's an increase of 28 units since the year 1990 when it had 15 for migrant workers home units. There was an increase of 202 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units Listed as an Other Status

There are 11,197 listed as vacant other housing units. This is an increase of 5,990 units since the year 2000 when it had 5,207 listed as vacant other homes. It's an increase of 5,927 units since the year 1990 when it had 5,270 listed as vacant other housing units. There was a decrease of -63 units between 1990 and 2000.