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Highest Vacancy Rate Cities

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    No. 15 (Tie): Charlotte/ Gastonia/Concord, N.C. Rental Vacancy Rate: 14.7% (tied, 14th) Home Vacancy Rate: 3% (28th) Average Rank: 21st Source: U.S. Census Bureau/Forbes
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    No. 15 (Tie): Cincinnati, Ohio/Middletown, Ky. Rental Vacancy Rate: 9.8% (tied, 36th) Home Vacancy Rate: 4.3% (tied, sixth) Average Rank: 21st Source: U.S. Census Bureau/Forbes
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    No. 14: Bakersfield, Calif. Rental Vacancy Rate: 14.7% (tied, 14th) Home Vacancy Rate: 3.1% (tied, 26th) Average Rank: 20th Source: U.S. Census Bureau/Forbes
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    No. 13: Tampa/St. Petersburg/Clearwater, Fla. Rental Vacancy Rate: 15.6% (11th) Home Vacancy Rate: 3% (tied, 28th) Average Rank: 19.5 Source: U.S. Census Bureau/Forbes
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    No. 12: Chicago/Naperville/Joliet, Ill. Rental Vacancy Rate: 11.8% (22nd) Home Vacancy Rate: 3.7% (14th) Average Rank: 18th Source: U.S. Census Bureau/Forbes
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    No. 11: Miami/Ft. Lauderdale/Miami Beach, Fla. Rental Vacancy Rate: 13.1% (20th) Home Vacancy Rate: 3.6% (tied, 15th) Average Rank: 17.5 Source: U.S. Census Bureau/Forbes
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    No. 10: Indianapolis, Ind. Rental Vacancy Rate: 17.1% (sixth) Home Vacancy Rate: 3.2% (tied, 23rd) Average Rank: 14.5 Source: U.S. Census Bureau/Forbes
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    No. 9 : Jacksonville, Fla. Rental Vacancy Rate: 14.7% (tied, 14th) Home Vacancy Rate: 3.6% (tied, 15th) Average Rank: 14.5 Source: U.S. Census Bureau/Forbes
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    No. 8: Kansas City, Mo./Kansas City, Kan. Rental Vacancy Rate: 15.2% (12th) Home Vacancy Rate: 3.6% (tied, 15th) Average Rank: 13.5 Source: U.S. Census Bureau/Forbes
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    No. 7: Orlando, Fla. Rental Vacancy Rate: 12.3% (21st) Home Vacancy Rate: 7.3% (first) Average Rank: 11th Source: U.S. Census Bureau/Forbes
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    No. 6: Phoenix/Mesa/Scottsdale, Ariz. Rental Vacancy Rate: 19% (fifth) Home Vacancy Rate: 3.6% (tied, 15th) Average Rank: 10th Source: U.S. Census Bureau/Forbes
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    No. 5: Dayton, Ohio Rental Vacancy Rate: 21.7% (second) Home Vacancy Rate: 3.6% (tied, 15th) Average Rank: 8.5 Source: U.S. Census Bureau/Forbes
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    No. 4: Greensboro/High Point, N.C. Rental Vacancy Rate: 15% (13th) Home Vacancy Rate: 5.9% (second) Average Rank: 7.5 Source: U.S. Census Bureau/Forbes
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    No. 3: Atlanta/Sandy Springs/Marietta, Ga. Rental Vacancy Rate: 16.1% (eighth) Home Vacancy Rate: 4.3% (tied, sixth) Average Rank: Seventh Source: U.S. Census Bureau/Forbes
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    No. 2: Detroit/Warren/Livonia, Mich. Rental Vacancy Rate: 19.9% (third) Home Vacancy Rate: 4% (tied, 10th) Average Rank: 6.5 Source: U.S. Census Bureau/Forbes
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    1: Las Vegas/Paradise, Nev. Rental Vacancy Rate: 16% (ninth) Home Vacancy Rate: 4.7% (tied, third) Average Rank: Sixth Source: U.S. Census Bureau/Forbes