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

U.S. Census Timeline Population Population by State
U.S. Population by Household Occupancy, Census 2000


Creative Art Ideas for Every Age
Creating art as a child has endless developmental benefits! We've partnered with Shutterfly to bring you imaginative art projects to keep your Monet learning at every age and stage.

Find Today's Newest & Best Children's Books!
Looking for newly released books for your child? Try our new Book Finder tool to search for new books by age, type, and theme, and create reading lists for kids!

7 Tips for Managing School-Related Anxiety
Is your child feeling intense school-related stress and anxiety? Learn the signs of anxiety disorders and get tips for managing academic stress.

Ready for Kindergarten?
Try our award-winning Kindergarten Readiness app! This easy-to-use checklist comes with games and activities to help your child build essential skills for kindergarten. Download the Kindergarten Readiness app today!

stay connected

Sign up for our free email newsletters and receive the latest advice and information on all things parenting.

Enter your email address to sign up or manage your account.

Facebook icon Facebook icon Follow Us on Pinterest

editor’s picks