West Virginia Real Estate Statistics

Home and Real Estate Statistics for West Virginia

Housing Units By Status

Total Housing Units

West Virginia has 881,917 total housing units. This is an increase of 37,294 units since the year 2000 when it had 844,623 total units. It's an increase of 100,622 units since the year 1990 when it had 781,295 total home units. West Virginia saw an increase of 63,328 units between 1990 and 2000. Of West Virginia's 881,917 total housing units, 86.61% are occupied housing units, and 13.39% are vacant homes.

Total Occupied Housing Units

There are 763,831 occupied housing units. This is an increase of 27,350 units since the year 2000 when it had 736,481 occupied homes. It's an increase of 75,274 units since the year 1990 when it had 688,557 occupied housing units. West Virginia saw an increase of 47,924 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 763,831 occupied housing units, 38.43% are occupied with a loan or mortgage homes, 26.55% are renter occupied units, and 35.2% are occupied clear of any loan or mortgage units.

Renter Occupied Housing Units

There are 202,818 renter occupied housing units. This is an increase of 20,036 units since the year 2000 when it had 182,782 renter occupied homes. It's an increase of 24,319 units since the year 1990 when it had 178,499 renter occupied homes. There was an increase of 4,283 units between 1990 and 2000.

Units Occupied with a Loan or Mortgage

West Virginia has 293,522 occupied with a loan or mortgage housing units.

Units Occupied Clear of Any Loan or Mortgage

West Virginia has 267,491 occupied clear of any loan or mortgage housing units.

Total Vacant Housing Units

West Virginia has 118,086 vacant housing units. This is an increase of 9,944 units since the year 2000 when it had 108,142 vacant units. It's an increase of 25,348 units since the year 1990 when it had 92,738 vacant home units. There was an increase of 15,404 units between 1990 and 2000. Of West Virginia's 118,086 vacant housing units, 16.53% are for rent homes, 1.16% are rented - but not occupied homes, 8.79% are for sale housing units, 3.89% are sold - but not occupied housing units, 32.42% are for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use home units, 0.1% are for migrant workers home units, and 37.11% are listed as vacant other housing units.

Vacant Units Listed For Rent

West Virginia has 19,521 for rent housing units. This is an increase of 1,235 units since the year 2000 when it had 18,286 for rent housing units. It's a decrease of -500 units since the year 1990 when it had 20,021 for rent homes. West Virginia saw a decrease of -1,735 units between 1990 and 2000.

Rented, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

West Virginia has 1,366 rented - but not occupied housing units. This is a decrease of -6,588 units since the year 2000 when it had 7,954 rented - but not occupied homes.

Vacant Units Listed For Sale

West Virginia has 10,381 for sale housing units. This is a decrease of -1,862 units since the year 2000 when it had 12,243 for sale homes. It's a decrease of -1,131 units since the year 1990 when it had 11,512 for sale units. There was an increase of 731 units between 1990 and 2000.

Sold, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

There are 4,597 sold - but not occupied housing units.

Vacant Units For Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use

West Virginia has 38,283 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. This is an increase of 5,526 units since the year 2000 when it had 32,757 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use homes. It's an increase of 15,880 units since the year 1990 when it had 22,403 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use homes. West Virginia saw an increase of 10,354 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units for Migrant Workers

West Virginia has 118 for migrant workers housing units. This is an increase of 57 units since the year 2000 when it had 61 for migrant workers homes. It's a decrease of -5 units since the year 1990 when it had 123 for migrant workers homes. West Virginia saw a decrease of -62 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units Listed as an Other Status

There are 43,820 listed as vacant other housing units. This is an increase of 6,979 units since the year 2000 when it had 36,841 listed as vacant other homes. It's an increase of 12,670 units since the year 1990 when it had 31,150 listed as vacant other housing units. There was an increase of 5,691 units between 1990 and 2000.