More people like to live in houses
HOUSEHOLDERS here prefer to live in a house or bungalow than most of the rest of the country and household sizes also tend to be slightly bigger.
Wicklow also has an average of 2.89 people per household compared to an average of 2.81 people nationally.
A total of 43,857 households in Wicklow live in permanent dwellings. People in wicklow are more likely to live in owner-occupied homes (77.2 per cent) than people elsewhere in Ireland (74.7 per cent).
Households in Wicklow are less likely to won their houses outright than the national average.
A total of 32 per cent of private households own their homes outright in Wicklow compared to 34.1 per cent nationally. Within Wicklow more owner occupiers hold mortgages on their homes than own their homes outright.