Kanawha County, West Virginia Real Estate Statistics

Home and Real Estate Statistics for Kanawha County, West Virginia

Housing Units By Status

Total Housing Units

Kanawha County has 92,618 total housing units. This is a decrease of -1,170 units since the year 2000 when it had 93,788 total homes. It's a decrease of -129 units since the year 1990 when it had 92,747 total housing units. Kanawha County saw an increase of 1,041 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 92,618 total housing units, 90.91% are occupied units, and 9.9% are vacant units.

Total Occupied Housing Units

Kanawha County has 84,201 occupied housing units. This is a decrease of -2,025 units since the year 2000 when it had 86,226 occupied units. It's a decrease of -512 units since the year 1990 when it had 84,713 occupied housing units. There was an increase of 1,513 units between 1990 and 2000. Of Kanawha County's 84,201 occupied housing units, 37.79% are occupied with a loan or mortgage units, 31.37% are renter occupied units, and 30.84% are occupied clear of any loan or mortgage homes.

Renter Occupied Housing Units

Kanawha County has 26,417 renter occupied housing units. This is an increase of 809 units since the year 2000 when it had 25,608 renter occupied home units. It's a decrease of -274 units since the year 1990 when it had 26,691 renter occupied homes. Kanawha County saw a decrease of -1,083 units between 1990 and 2000.

Units Occupied with a Loan or Mortgage

There are 31,817 occupied with a loan or mortgage housing units.

Units Occupied Clear of Any Loan or Mortgage

Kanawha County has 25,967 occupied clear of any loan or mortgage housing units.

Total Vacant Housing Units

Kanawha County has 8,417 vacant housing units. This is an increase of 855 units since the year 2000 when it had 7,562 vacant homes. It's an increase of 383 units since the year 1990 when it had 8,034 vacant home units. There was a decrease of -472 units between 1990 and 2000. Of Kanawha County's 8,417 vacant housing units, 23.19% are for rent homes, 1.82% are rented - but not occupied units, 14.8% are for sale home units, 4.55% are sold - but not occupied housing units, 7.16% are for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units, 0.1% are for migrant workers home units, and 48.38% are listed as vacant other units.

Vacant Units Listed For Rent

There are 1,952 for rent housing units. This is a decrease of -412 units since the year 2000 when it had 2,364 for rent homes. It's a decrease of -1,257 units since the year 1990 when it had 3,209 for rent units. There was a decrease of -845 units between 1990 and 2000.

Rented, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

Kanawha County has 153 rented - but not occupied housing units. This is a decrease of -372 units since the year 2000 when it had 525 rented - but not occupied homes.

Vacant Units Listed For Sale

Kanawha County has 1,246 for sale housing units. This is an increase of 100 units since the year 2000 when it had 1,146 for sale units. It's a decrease of -89 units since the year 1990 when it had 1,335 for sale homes. Kanawha County saw a decrease of -189 units between 1990 and 2000.

Sold, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

Kanawha County has 383 sold - but not occupied housing units.

Vacant Units For Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use

Kanawha County has 603 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. This is an increase of 39 units since the year 2000 when it had 564 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use homes. It's an increase of 365 units since the year 1990 when it had 238 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use home units. Kanawha County saw an increase of 326 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units for Migrant Workers

There are 8 for migrant workers housing units. This is an increase of 7 units since the year 2000 when it had 1 for migrant workers home units. It's an increase of 3 units since the year 1990 when it had 5 for migrant workers units. Kanawha County saw a decrease of -4 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units Listed as an Other Status

There are 4,072 listed as vacant other housing units. This is an increase of 1,110 units since the year 2000 when it had 2,962 listed as vacant other homes. It's an increase of 1,601 units since the year 1990 when it had 2,471 listed as vacant other units. There was an increase of 491 units between 1990 and 2000.