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residential vacancy rate

The proportion of vacant housing units compared to the total number of housing units.

Used to calculate:residents

Varies by: lifestyle

UsedlifestyleReferenceLocation: Ecosystem
(study period)
ValueUnitsNotes
* Average American Housing and Household Economic Statistics Division 2012- Vacancy Rates for the U.S. US: Buildings (2011) 2.45 % (0 - 100) This value is for owned residential property.
Average American Housing and Household Economic Statistics Division 2012- Vacancy Rates for the U.S. US: Buildings (2011) 9.525 % (0 - 100) This value is for renters.
* Average Earthling Housing and Household Economic Statistics Division 2012- Vacancy Rates for the U.S. US: Buildings (2011) 2.45 % (0 - 100) Due to a lack of international residential vacancy rates, we have assumed the same value for average earthling as for average American. This value represents the vacancy rate for owned residential properties.
Average Earthling Housing and Household Economic Statistics Division 2012- Vacancy Rates for the U.S. US: Buildings (2011) 9.525 % (0 - 100) Due to a lack of international residential vacancy rates, we have assumed the same value for average earthling as for average American. This value represents the vacancy rate for rentals.
* Average New Yorker Lee 2012- Selected Initial Findings of the 2011 New York City Housing and Vacancy Survey New York: Urban landscape (2011) 3.12 % (0 - 100)
* Eco-conscious Lee 2012- Selected Initial Findings of the 2011 New York City Housing and Vacancy Survey New York: Urban landscape (2011) 3.12 % (0 - 100) Value is the same for Average New Yorkers.
* Lenape Person Assumed New York City: Mannahatta () 0 % (0 - 100)

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