U.S. Population by Household Occupancy

Profile of General Demographic Characteristics, Census 2000

Here is a look at the U.S. population, based on the 2000 U.S. Census. Figures are broken down by household occupancy, including main houses and vacation homes. Find more population statistics classified by general demographic characteristics by clicking the links below.



Household Occupancy Number Percent
Total housing units 115,904,641 100.0
Occupied housing units 105,480,101 91.0
Vacant housing units 10,424,540 9.0
 For seasonal, recreational,   or occasional use 3,578,718 3.1
Homeowner vacancy rate (%) 1.7 n.a.
Rental vacancy rate (%) 6.8 n.a.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000. Web: www.census.gov

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