Homeowner Vacancy Rates, by State: 1986 to 2016
Source: U.S. Census Bureau
1986 1987 1988 1989  1989r1 1990 1991
United States..................... 1.6 1.7 1.6 1.6 1.8 1.7 1.7
Alabama............................ 2.8 2.0 1.7 1.8 1.9 1.5 2.7
Alaska................................. 2.4 4.5 5.6 3.8 3.8 2.6 2.4
Arizona............................... 2.2 3.6 2.5 2.8 3.4 2.5 2.1
Arkansas........................... 1.8 1.7 1.9 1.7 2.3 2.5 3.0
California.............................. 1.1 1.2 1.1 0.9 1.0 1.8 1.6
Colorado........................... 2.6 2.9 2.7 3.7 3.8 2.2 2.1
Connecticut........................... 0.4 0.5 1.5 2.7 2.7 2.4 1.6
Delaware............................. 1.2 0.8 1.1 1.6 1.6 2.1 2.3
District of Columbia............ 2.5 2.0 1.4 1.9 1.9 2.4 2.9
Florida................................ 2.5 2.5 2.3 2.7 3.2 2.7 3.4
Georgia.............................. 1.4 1.5 2.0 2.0 2.0 1.8 1.4
Hawaii.................................. 0.8 1.1 0.4 1.0 1.0 0.8 1.4
Idaho..................................... 2.6 3.2 1.9 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.7
Illinois................................... 1.2 1.2 1.3 1.8 1.9 1.3 1.3
Indiana.............................. 1.8 2.1 1.3 1.1 1.3 1.5 1.3
Iowa...................................... 2.0 1.7 1.4 1.5 1.8 0.8 0.9
Kansas................................. 2.0 1.7 1.9 2.8 3.2 2.0 1.6
Kentucky............................. 1.7 1.8 1.4 0.9 1.0 1.7 1.6
Louisiana........................... 2.3 2.1 2.2 2.4 2.4 1.7 1.9
Maine.................................. 1.1 1.3 1.4 0.9 1.1 1.0 1.5
Maryland................................ 0.8 0.9 0.6 0.8 0.8 1.7 1.7
Massachusetts................ 0.7 1.7 1.8 1.3 1.3 1.4 1.2
Michigan.............................. 1.1 1.1 0.8 0.9 1.0 1.1 1.2
Minnesota........................... 1.5 1.3 0.8 0.6 0.9 1.2 1.0
Mississippi......................... 1.3 1.5 1.6 1.9 1.9 1.6 1.5
Missouri............................... 1.3 1.7 2.0 1.7 1.9 1.8 1.7
Montana............................. 2.0 2.3 2.9 2.3 2.3 3.0 2.2
Nebraska............................ 2.9 1.9 1.6 1.4 1.4 1.6 1.4
Nevada.............................. 3.3 3.4 3.8 2.4 2.4 2.7 3.0
New Hampshire................... 1.6 1.4 1.2 1.4 1.4 1.7 2.2
New Jersey........................ 0.7 1.1 1.6 1.8 1.8 1.8 1.1
New Mexico..................... 1.7 2.3 2.4 1.9 2.4 2.4 1.8
New York............................. 1.1 1.3 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.8 1.8
North Carolina................... 1.3 1.5 1.5 1.3 1.5 1.6 1.6
North Dakota...................... 2.5 2.9 2.3 2.4 2.4 3.6 2.3
Ohio...................................... 1.2 1.1 0.9 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.2
Oklahoma........................... 4.6 3.2 2.8 3.3 3.7 3.1 2.2
Oregon................................ 1.5 1.2 1.3 1.1 1.1 0.8 0.8
Pennsylvania.................... 1.3 1.2 1.6 1.1 1.2 1.1 1.3
Rhode Island....................... 0.4 0.8 1.3 1.3 1.3 2.1 1.5
South Carolina................... 1.4 1.7 1.7 1.1 1.2 1.0 1.2
South Dakota.................... 1.7 1.6 1.8 1.1 1.7 1.2 1.1
Tennessee......................... 1.5 1.0 1.3 1.2 1.3 2.4 1.7
Texas................................ 2.9 3.0 2.9 2.9 3.2 2.5 2.4
Utah........................................ 2.9 2.3 2.1 1.8 2.1 1.9 1.7
Vermont.............................. 0.8 0.8 0.9 1.3 1.3 1.9 1.4
Virginia................................. 0.8 1.1 1.0 1.6 1.6 1.7 1.9
Washington......................... 1.6 1.4 1.2 0.7 0.9 0.8 1.4
West Virginia........................ 2.2 1.9 2.0 1.6 1.8 2.9 2.2
Wisconsin.......................... 1.8 1.1 1.2 0.7 0.8 0.9 1.3
Wyoming............................. 3.3 3.2 2.8 1.7 2.5 2.0 2.0
Homeowner Vacancy Rates, by State: 1986 to 2016 - Continued
1992 1993 1993r2 1994 1995 1996 1997
United States..................... 1.5 1.4 1.4 1.5 1.5 1.6 1.6
Alabama............................ 1.3 1.3 1.4 1.4 1.5 1.8 1.7
Alaska................................. 1.5 1.3 1.2 1.3 1.3 1.7 1.3
Arizona............................... 2.1 1.3 1.3 1.5 1.9 1.7 2.8
Arkansas........................... 1.7 0.9 0.9 1.2 1.5 1.4 1.4
California.............................. 2.1 1.6 1.7 2.0 2.1 2.0 1.8
Colorado........................... 1.8 1.4 1.5 0.8 0.9 0.9 0.6
Connecticut........................... 1.4 1.1 1.1 1.4 1.8 2.0 1.5
Delaware............................. 2.0 1.6 1.6 1.8 2.8 1.4 2.6
District of Columbia............ 3.3 2.3 2.1 3.5 3.9 3.5 3.3
Florida................................ 3.0 2.7 2.8 2.4 2.1 2.4 2.5
Georgia.............................. 1.7 1.2 1.2 1.8 1.2 2.0 1.5
Hawaii.................................. 2.5 3.1 3.0 2.0 2.0 1.4 1.6
Idaho..................................... 1.0 0.9 0.8 0.9 0.9 1.1 0.8
Illinois................................... 1.3 1.1 1.1 1.2 1.1 1.4 1.6
Indiana.............................. 1.1 0.9 0.9 0.7 1.2 1.1 1.4
Iowa...................................... 0.8 0.5 0.5 0.8 1.0 0.8 1.2
Kansas................................. 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.2 2.3 1.8 1.9
Kentucky............................. 1.1 1.2 1.2 0.6 0.6 1.2 1.3
Louisiana........................... 1.1 0.9 0.9 1.5 0.8 1.1 1.3
Maine.................................. 2.3 2.0 1.9 1.5 1.1 1.1 1.6
Maryland................................ 1.1 2.0 2.0 2.3 2.3 2.3 2.1
Massachusetts................ 1.0 1.2 1.2 1.4 1.2 1.1 0.8
Michigan.............................. 1.2 1.1 1.1 0.9 1.3 1.4 1.2
Minnesota........................... 1.0 1.0 0.9 1.2 1.5 1.1 0.8
Mississippi......................... 1.0 0.9 0.9 0.8 0.9 1.0 1.1
Missouri............................... 1.4 1.6 1.7 2.0 2.2 2.0 1.3
Montana............................. 2.2 2.4 2.6 1.8 1.0 1.4 2.0
Nebraska............................ 0.8 1.0 1.0 0.8 0.7 2.0 1.5
Nevada.............................. 2.3 1.9 1.9 2.3 2.4 2.0 2.3
New Hampshire................... 1.8 2.1 2.2 1.8 1.1 1.6 2.2
New Jersey........................ 1.2 1.2 1.3 1.2 1.5 1.6 2.0
New Mexico..................... 1.4 1.0 0.9 1.1 1.1 1.3 2.2
New York............................. 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.9 1.6 1.7 2.0
North Carolina................... 1.7 1.4 1.3 1.1 1.2 1.4 1.8
North Dakota...................... 1.7 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.4 1.8 1.9
Ohio...................................... 1.0 1.0 1.0 0.9 1.2 1.1 1.0
Oklahoma........................... 1.9 1.5 1.5 1.7 1.5 1.6 2.3
Oregon................................ 0.8 0.4 0.4 1.0 0.8 1.4 1.8
Pennsylvania.................... 1.0 0.9 1.0 1.1 1.4 1.6 1.4
Rhode Island....................... 0.7 1.6 1.7 2.0 1.9 1.6 1.2
South Carolina................... 1.2 1.2 1.1 2.4 2.6 1.7 1.5
South Dakota.................... 0.9 0.7 0.7 1.4 1.9 1.7 1.9
Tennessee......................... 1.1 1.0 1.0 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.3
Texas................................ 1.6 1.8 1.9 1.8 1.9 1.4 1.8
Utah........................................ 1.1 0.9 1.0 1.3 1.2 1.0 2.0
Vermont.............................. 1.8 1.3 1.3 1.9 1.9 1.4 1.5
Virginia................................. 2.0 1.6 1.7 1.5 1.6 2.2 2.4
Washington......................... 1.5 0.7 0.7 0.8 1.2 1.4 1.2
West Virginia........................ 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.9 1.9 2.2 2.5
Wisconsin.......................... 1.6 1.1 1.0 0.8 0.9 1.0 0.6
Wyoming............................. 1.5 1.2 1.3 1.3 1.4 1.4 2.6
Homeowner Vacancy Rates, by State: 1986 to 2016 - Continued
1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2002r3 2003
United States..................... 1.7 1.7 1.6 1.8 1.7 1.7 1.8
Alabama............................ 2.7 2.3 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.5 2.0
Alaska................................. 2.7 1.8 1.5 1.1 1.0 1.0 1.7
Arizona............................... 2.8 1.9 1.6 2.1 2.4 2.2 2.1
Arkansas........................... 2.0 2.4 2.4 2.5 1.8 1.7 2.2
California.............................. 1.7 1.5 1.2 1.1 1.2 1.2 1.2
Colorado........................... 0.7 1.0 1.6 2.0 2.0 1.9 2.1
Connecticut........................... 0.8 1.7 0.7 0.9 1.6 1.6 1.7
Delaware............................. 2.5 2.3 1.6 1.5 2.4 2.4 1.7
District of Columbia............ 3.0 3.5 1.9 3.3 3.3 3.1 2.7
Florida................................ 2.3 2.3 2.6 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.4
Georgia.............................. 1.6 1.8 1.9 2.2 1.8 1.8 2.6
Hawaii.................................. 1.3 1.8 0.9 0.8 0.9 0.9 1.2
Idaho..................................... 1.2 2.0 1.8 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.4
Illinois................................... 1.7 1.5 1.1 1.7 1.9 1.9 1.5
Indiana.............................. 1.7 1.4 1.1 1.6 2.0 2.1 2.0
Iowa...................................... 1.2 1.2 1.6 2.6 2.0 2.0 2.0
Kansas................................. 2.4 1.8 1.7 2.3 2.3 2.3 2.2
Kentucky............................. 1.5 1.4 1.5 2.0 1.7 1.7 1.9
Louisiana........................... 1.5 1.4 1.7 1.9 0.9 0.9 1.6
Maine.................................. 1.7 1.8 1.3 1.8 1.0 0.9 1.2
Maryland................................ 2.4 1.9 1.5 1.7 1.3 1.3 2.4
Massachusetts................ 0.9 0.9 0.6 0.9 0.5 0.5 0.7
Michigan.............................. 1.2 1.0 1.3 1.7 1.8 1.8 1.9
Minnesota........................... 0.7 0.8 0.9 1.2 1.0 1.0 1.1
Mississippi......................... 1.2 1.8 2.0 1.6 1.4 1.4 1.9
Missouri............................... 1.8 1.6 1.8 2.4 2.0 2.0 2.4
Montana............................. 1.8 1.7 1.9 1.6 1.5 1.5 2.0
Nebraska............................ 1.1 1.4 2.0 2.0 1.8 1.8 1.8
Nevada.............................. 2.5 2.6 2.3 2.4 2.4 2.3 2.4
New Hampshire................... 1.3 1.0 0.7 0.5 1.1 1.0 1.0
New Jersey........................ 1.4 1.2 1.0 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.8
New Mexico..................... 1.8 2.4 2.4 2.4 2.4 2.1 2.0
New York............................. 1.9 1.6 1.5 1.5 1.3 1.4 1.3
North Carolina................... 2.1 1.9 1.9 2.9 2.8 2.5 2.7
North Dakota...................... 1.7 1.3 1.8 3.2 2.5 2.5 2.0
Ohio...................................... 1.5 1.1 1.3 1.5 1.9 1.8 1.9
Oklahoma........................... 2.5 2.8 2.2 2.4 2.6 2.6 2.7
Oregon................................ 2.0 2.2 2.4 2.6 1.9 1.9 1.8
Pennsylvania.................... 1.7 1.6 1.4 1.4 1.5 1.5 1.6
Rhode Island....................... 1.5 0.9 1.1 0.8 0.6 0.6 0.7
South Carolina................... 1.2 1.5 1.4 1.7 2.0 2.1 2.0
South Dakota.................... 1.8 1.5 1.6 1.2 1.3 1.3 2.0
Tennessee......................... 1.2 1.7 1.9 2.4 2.1 2.1 1.7
Texas................................ 2.0 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.5 1.5 1.8
Utah........................................ 1.6 1.7 1.8 2.0 1.8 1.9 2.8
Vermont.............................. 0.9 1.2 0.9 1.3 1.1 1.1 0.9
Virginia................................. 2.8 3.0 2.2 2.5 2.2 2.1 1.7
Washington......................... 0.9 2.3 1.9 1.7 2.0 1.9 1.8
West Virginia........................ 2.1 2.3 2.4 2.4 2.2 2.1 2.1
Wisconsin.......................... 0.7 0.9 1.2 1.2 1.1 1.1 0.8
Wyoming............................. 2.0 2.3 2.3 2.2 1.3 1.3 1.3
Homeowner Vacancy Rates, by State: 1986 to 2016 - Continued
2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
United States..................... 1.7 1.9 2.4 2.7 2.8 2.6 2.6
Alabama............................ 2.5 2.0 2.8 2.9 3.3 3.0 2.9
Alaska................................. 1.8 1.5 1.7 2.6 2.0 1.6 1.9
Arizona............................... 1.6 1.2 3.0 3.8 3.8 3.4 3.2
Arkansas........................... 2.3 2.3 1.9 2.2 2.9 3.3 3.1
California.............................. 0.9 1.2 1.9 2.3 3.1 2.2 2.5
Colorado........................... 2.8 2.7 3.0 3.1 3.1 3.0 2.7
Connecticut........................... 0.9 1.3 2.1 2.3 2.2 1.7 1.7
Delaware............................. 1.4 1.7 2.6 2.8 2.4 2.4 2.4
District of Columbia............ 2.4 2.0 3.7 3.2 3.0 3.3 2.3
Florida................................ 1.7 2.0 4.3 5.1 4.7 4.3 4.5
Georgia.............................. 2.2 2.7 3.4 3.8 4.3 3.7 2.9
Hawaii.................................. 1.3 0.6 1.0 1.7 1.7 1.9 1.9
Idaho..................................... 1.4 1.4 2.2 2.9 3.1 2.6 3.3
Illinois................................... 1.7 1.9 2.3 2.6 3.2 2.5 2.9
Indiana.............................. 2.5 2.4 3.2 3.2 2.8 2.5 3.0
Iowa...................................... 2.4 2.4 2.7 2.9 2.4 1.6 2.0
Kansas................................. 2.8 2.7 2.1 1.9 2.0 2.9 2.4
Kentucky............................. 2.1 2.2 3.4 2.8 2.7 2.6 2.2
Louisiana........................... 1.3 1.3 1.4 2.5 1.9 1.5 1.5
Maine.................................. 0.8 1.4 1.9 2.5 2.3 2.1 2.2
Maryland................................ 1.8 1.3 2.1 2.7 2.6 2.4 2.8
Massachusetts................ 0.7 1.1 1.8 1.7 1.6 1.4 1.2
Michigan.............................. 2.2 2.7 3.4 3.8 3.7 3.4 2.7
Minnesota........................... 1.1 1.5 2.0 2.8 2.8 2.3 2.0
Mississippi......................... 1.4 1.8 1.6 1.5 2.6 2.0 2.3
Missouri............................... 3.1 2.6 2.8 2.1 2.6 2.3 2.5
Montana............................. 1.7 1.2 1.9 1.4 2.1 2.8 1.6
Nebraska............................ 1.5 1.8 2.6 2.5 2.3 1.7 2.5
Nevada.............................. 3.2 3.0 3.0 4.6 5.3 4.5 4.5
New Hampshire................... 0.9 1.0 1.4 1.9 1.8 1.8 1.7
New Jersey........................ 0.7 1.2 1.6 1.6 1.6 2.3 1.6
New Mexico..................... 1.6 1.5 1.7 2.8 2.0 1.9 1.8
New York............................. 1.3 2.0 1.8 2.2 2.1 2.4 2.1
North Carolina................... 2.5 2.4 2.2 2.4 3.2 3.5 3.4
North Dakota...................... 1.5 1.3 1.1 1.5 1.3 1.7 1.5
Ohio...................................... 2.1 2.6 2.7 3.2 2.9 3.2 3.3
Oklahoma........................... 2.7 2.5 2.4 2.4 2.7 2.6 2.0
Oregon................................ 1.7 1.6 1.7 2.1 2.0 3.3 3.3
Pennsylvania.................... 1.4 1.6 1.6 2.1 2.4 1.6 1.6
Rhode Island....................... 0.6 1.6 1.3 1.5 2.1 2.2 1.8
South Carolina................... 1.9 2.1 2.4 3.1 3.1 3.0 3.2
South Dakota.................... 1.6 1.9 2.0 1.7 1.4 1.4 1.5
Tennessee......................... 2.4 1.7 1.8 2.1 3.0 2.5 2.6
Texas................................ 2.2 2.6 2.2 2.5 2.3 1.9 2.0
Utah........................................ 1.9 1.6 2.1 2.0 2.0 1.9 2.0
Vermont.............................. 0.8 0.5 1.2 1.0 1.6 1.4 1.9
Virginia................................. 1.0 1.3 1.8 2.6 2.6 2.3 2.3
Washington......................... 1.3 1.0 1.3 1.5 1.9 2.6 2.7
West Virginia........................ 1.5 1.7 2.0 1.5 2.2 2.0 2.1
Wisconsin.......................... 1.5 1.6 1.2 1.7 2.1 2.2 1.6
Wyoming............................. 1.2 1.1 1.4 1.7 1.6 1.9 2.0
Homeowner Vacancy Rates, by State: 1986 to 2016 - Continued
2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
United States..................... 2.5 2.0 2.0 1.9 1.8 1.7
Alabama............................ 2.8 2.1 2.0 2.5 2.7 2.5
Alaska................................. 1.3 1.4 1.7 2.2 1.9 1.3
Arizona............................... 3.2 2.4 2.4 2.7 2.1 1.8
Arkansas........................... 3.0 3.3 3.0 3.3 2.7 3.4
California.............................. 2.1 1.6 1.2 1.1 1.2 1.0
Colorado........................... 2.4 1.7 1.4 1.2 1.1 1.0
Connecticut........................... 2.2 1.7 1.8 1.4 1.9 2.1
Delaware............................. 2.7 2.1 2.4 1.8 1.8 2.1
District of Columbia............ 1.4 1.9 1.9 1.6 1.6 1.6
Florida................................ 3.3 2.2 2.4 2.5 2.4 2.2
Georgia.............................. 3.6 2.7 2.5 2.8 2.6 1.7
Hawaii.................................. 2.2 2.3 1.8 1.6 1.5 1.4
Idaho..................................... 3.8 2.2 1.6 2.4 1.4 1.7
Illinois................................... 3.4 2.8 2.7 2.3 2.2 2.2
Indiana.............................. 2.6 2.1 2.4 2.3 2.1 1.7
Iowa...................................... 2.4 2.3 1.8 2.0 0.8 1.1
Kansas................................. 2.1 2.0 1.6 2.2 1.6 1.6
Kentucky............................. 2.2 2.0 2.0 2.4 1.9 1.9
Louisiana........................... 1.7 1.9 2.3 2.1 2.2 2.1
Maine.................................. 2.2 1.9 1.9 1.8 2.3 2.1
Maryland................................ 2.7 1.9 1.8 1.4 2.0 2.3
Massachusetts................ 1.6 1.6 1.7 1.3 1.4 1.2
Michigan.............................. 2.4 1.6 2.1 1.5 1.5 1.3
Minnesota........................... 2.0 1.7 1.1 1.4 1.0 0.9
Mississippi......................... 1.7 1.7 2.3 2.4 2.0 2.2
Missouri............................... 2.2 2.4 3.0 1.9 2.9 2.3
Montana............................. 1.6 1.6 1.5 1.6 1.7 2.1
Nebraska............................ 2.1 1.3 1.4 1.3 1.1 1.1
Nevada.............................. 3.6 3.4 3.0 2.6 2.3 1.8
New Hampshire................... 1.9 2.0 2.1 1.8 1.8 1.6
New Jersey........................ 2.1 2.1 2.2 1.6 1.6 2.2
New Mexico..................... 1.4 2.1 2.5 2.1 2.8 2.0
New York............................. 2.7 2.0 1.7 1.7 2.0 2.0
North Carolina................... 2.5 2.4 2.6 2.2 2.6 2.1
North Dakota...................... 1.5 1.4 1.1 0.9 1.7 1.8
Ohio...................................... 2.8 1.7 1.9 1.6 1.8 1.5
Oklahoma........................... 2.6 2.3 2.3 1.9 1.8 2.0
Oregon................................ 2.1 2.2 1.9 1.8 1.5 1.4
Pennsylvania.................... 2.0 1.7 1.8 2.2 2.2 1.7
Rhode Island....................... 2.3 1.8 1.3 1.5 1.9 1.1
South Carolina................... 3.3 2.1 2.6 2.7 2.1 1.9
South Dakota.................... 1.8 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.1 0.8
Tennessee......................... 2.8 2.6 2.0 2.3 2.4 1.7
Texas................................ 1.8 2.0 2.0 1.5 1.5 1.8
Utah........................................ 1.9 1.5 1.3 1.5 1.1 0.9
Vermont.............................. 1.7 1.6 1.7 1.9 2.0 1.6
Virginia................................. 2.2 1.9 2.0 1.7 1.6 2.3
Washington......................... 2.3 2.0 1.5 1.6 1.2 1.3
West Virginia........................ 2.4 2.0 1.8 2.2 1.8 1.6
Wisconsin.......................... 2.1 1.5 1.3 1.7 1.2 1.5
Wyoming............................. 1.3 1.4 1.6 1.6 1.3 2.2
Footnotes:
r1 Revised to include year-round vacant mobile homes.
r2 Revised based on the 1990 Census.
r3 Revised based on the 2000 Census.