Mercer County, West Virginia Real Estate Statistics

Home and Real Estate Statistics for Mercer County, West Virginia

Housing Units By Status

Total Housing Units

Mercer County has 30,115 total housing units. This is a decrease of -28 units since the year 2000 when it had 30,143 total home units. It's an increase of 1,689 units since the year 1990 when it had 28,426 total homes. Mercer County saw an increase of 1,717 units between 1990 and 2000. Of Mercer County's 30,115 total housing units, 88.34% are occupied units, and 11.66% are vacant units.

Total Occupied Housing Units

Mercer County has 26,603 occupied housing units. This is an increase of 94 units since the year 2000 when it had 26,509 occupied home units. It's an increase of 1,213 units since the year 1990 when it had 25,390 occupied home units. There was an increase of 1,119 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 26,603 occupied housing units, 33.99% are occupied with a loan or mortgage home units, 26.97% are renter occupied units, and 39.3% are occupied clear of any loan or mortgage housing units.

Renter Occupied Housing Units

There are 7,176 renter occupied housing units. This is an increase of 1,029 units since the year 2000 when it had 6,147 renter occupied home units. It's an increase of 1,155 units since the year 1990 when it had 6,021 renter occupied home units. There was an increase of 126 units between 1990 and 2000.

Units Occupied with a Loan or Mortgage

There are 9,043 occupied with a loan or mortgage housing units.

Units Occupied Clear of Any Loan or Mortgage

Mercer County has 10,384 occupied clear of any loan or mortgage housing units.

Total Vacant Housing Units

There are 3,512 vacant housing units. This is a decrease of -122 units since the year 2000 when it had 3,634 vacant housing units. It's an increase of 476 units since the year 1990 when it had 3,036 vacant housing units. There was an increase of 598 units between 1990 and 2000. Of Mercer County's 3,512 vacant housing units, 21.44% are for rent housing units, 1.4% are rented - but not occupied homes, 9.8% are for sale home units, 7.97% are sold - but not occupied home units, 15.77% are for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use units, 0.9% are for migrant workers housing units, and 44.25% are listed as vacant other units.

Vacant Units Listed For Rent

There are 753 for rent housing units. This is an increase of 24 units since the year 2000 when it had 729 for rent home units. It's an increase of 20 units since the year 1990 when it had 733 for rent homes. Mercer County saw a decrease of -4 units between 1990 and 2000.

Rented, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

Mercer County has 49 rented - but not occupied housing units. This is a decrease of -423 units since the year 2000 when it had 472 rented - but not occupied units.

Vacant Units Listed For Sale

There are 319 for sale housing units. This is a decrease of -196 units since the year 2000 when it had 515 for sale homes. It's a decrease of -203 units since the year 1990 when it had 522 for sale units. There was a decrease of -7 units between 1990 and 2000.

Sold, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

There are 280 sold - but not occupied housing units.

Vacant Units For Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use

Mercer County has 554 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. This is an increase of 89 units since the year 2000 when it had 465 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use units. It's an increase of 435 units since the year 1990 when it had 119 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use homes. Mercer County saw an increase of 346 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units for Migrant Workers

Mercer County has 3 for migrant workers housing units. This is an increase of 3 units since the year 2000 when it had 0 for migrant workers home units. It's an increase of 3 units since the year 1990 when it had 0 for migrant workers home units. Mercer County saw a decrease of 0 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units Listed as an Other Status

There are 1,554 listed as vacant other housing units. This is an increase of 101 units since the year 2000 when it had 1,453 listed as vacant other housing units. It's an increase of 287 units since the year 1990 when it had 1,267 listed as vacant other home units. There was an increase of 186 units between 1990 and 2000.