Kernersville, NC Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 7,814 housing units in Kernersville. This represents a 54.2% growth from 5,069 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 7,791 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 23 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Kernersville is about 53.5%. Kernersville's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 8.7%. Average household size is 2.3 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Kernersville were built after 1982.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0.80%
One Bedroom14.80%
Two Bedrooms38.30%
Three Bedrooms31.20%
Four Bedrooms12.50%
Five Bedrooms or more2.40%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.46
Median year structure was built1982
Median Value of occupied units$131,700
Median Price asked for vacant units$114,800

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.12
Median year structure was built1981
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$527

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.30%
Second Mortgage7%
Home Equity Loan15.70%
Simple Mortgage54.50%
Debt Free22.50%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs18.2%