### Housing Units By Status

#### Total Housing Units

Polk County has 24,248 total housing units. This is an increase of 3,119 units since the year 2000 when it had 21,129 total homes. It's an increase of 5,686 units since the year 1990 when it had 18,562 total housing units. Polk County saw an increase of 2,567 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 24,248 total housing units, 74.25% are occupied home units, and 25.75% are vacant home units.

#### Total Occupied Housing Units

Polk County has 18,004 occupied housing units. This is an increase of 1,750 units since the year 2000 when it had 16,254 occupied home units. It's an increase of 4,948 units since the year 1990 when it had 13,056 occupied home units. There was an increase of 3,198 units between 1990 and 2000. Of Polk County's 18,004 occupied housing units, 54.96% are occupied with a loan or mortgage homes, 21.21% are renter occupied homes, and 23.83% are occupied clear of any loan or mortgage units.

##### Renter Occupied Housing Units

Polk County has 3,819 renter occupied housing units. This is an increase of 602 units since the year 2000 when it had 3,217 renter occupied home units. It's an increase of 928 units since the year 1990 when it had 2,891 renter occupied housing units. There was an increase of 326 units between 1990 and 2000.

##### Units Occupied with a Loan or Mortgage

Polk County has 9,895 occupied with a loan or mortgage housing units.

##### Units Occupied Clear of Any Loan or Mortgage

There are 4,290 occupied clear of any loan or mortgage housing units.

#### Total Vacant Housing Units

Polk County has 6,244 vacant housing units. This is an increase of 1,369 units since the year 2000 when it had 4,875 vacant homes. It's an increase of 738 units since the year 1990 when it had 5,506 vacant home units. Polk County saw a decrease of -631 units between 1990 and 2000. Of Polk County's 6,244 vacant housing units, 6.33% are for rent units, 0.38% are rented - but not occupied homes, 5.88% are for sale housing units, 1.31% are sold - but not occupied units, 78.24% are for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use units, 0.2% are for migrant workers homes, and 7.85% are listed as vacant other homes.

##### Vacant Units Listed For Rent

Polk County has 395 for rent housing units. This is an increase of 193 units since the year 2000 when it had 202 for rent units. It's an increase of 170 units since the year 1990 when it had 225 for rent units. Polk County saw a decrease of -23 units between 1990 and 2000.

##### Rented, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

There are 24 rented - but not occupied housing units. This is a decrease of -91 units since the year 2000 when it had 115 rented - but not occupied homes.

##### Vacant Units Listed For Sale

There are 367 for sale housing units. This is an increase of 250 units since the year 2000 when it had 117 for sale units. It's an increase of 195 units since the year 1990 when it had 172 for sale units. Polk County saw a decrease of -55 units between 1990 and 2000.

##### Sold, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

Polk County has 82 sold - but not occupied housing units.

##### Vacant Units For Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use

There are 4,885 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. This is an increase of 674 units since the year 2000 when it had 4,211 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use units. It's an increase of 251 units since the year 1990 when it had 4,634 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use homes. Polk County saw a decrease of -423 units between 1990 and 2000.

##### Vacant Units for Migrant Workers

There are 1 for migrant workers housing units. This is a decrease of -2 units since the year 2000 when it had 3 for migrant workers housing units. It's a decrease of 0 units since the year 1990 when it had 1 for migrant workers housing units. There was an increase of 2 units between 1990 and 2000.

##### Vacant Units Listed as an Other Status

There are 490 listed as vacant other housing units. This is an increase of 263 units since the year 2000 when it had 227 listed as vacant other units. It's an increase of 116 units since the year 1990 when it had 374 listed as vacant other home units. Polk County saw a decrease of -147 units between 1990 and 2000.