Amsterdam, NY Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 9,277 housing units in Amsterdam. This represents a 2.3% decline from 9,492 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 9,277 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Amsterdam is about 51.2%. Amsterdam's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 13.9%. Average household size is 2.26 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Amsterdam were built after 1939.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0.90%
One Bedroom10.90%
Two Bedrooms28.80%
Three Bedrooms46.90%
Four Bedrooms9.20%
Five Bedrooms or more3.30%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.4
Median year structure was built1939
Median Value of occupied units$67,400
Median Price asked for vacant units$62,100

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.1
Median year structure was built1939
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$355

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage3.20%
Home Equity Loan7.10%
Simple Mortgage38%
Debt Free51.70%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs19.2%