Hoover, AL Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 27,046 housing units in Hoover. This represents a 58.7% growth from 17,038 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 26,381 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 665 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Hoover is about 66.3%. Hoover's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 7%. Average household size is 2.47 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Hoover were built after 1985.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1.10%
One Bedroom11.60%
Two Bedrooms21.90%
Three Bedrooms34%
Four Bedrooms25.70%
Five Bedrooms or more5.70%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.71
Median year structure was built1985
Median Value of occupied units$178,600
Median Price asked for vacant units$141,700

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.99
Median year structure was built1985
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$685

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.30%
Second Mortgage7.50%
Home Equity Loan16.30%
Simple Mortgage55.40%
Debt Free20.60%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs17.4%