Bay Shore, NY Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 8,639 housing units in Bay Shore. This represents a 8.8% growth from 7,938 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 8,639 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Bay Shore is about 59.7%. Bay Shore's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 5.2%. Average household size is 2.83 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Bay Shore were built after 1959.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type3%
One Bedroom19.40%
Two Bedrooms21.60%
Three Bedrooms33.60%
Four Bedrooms15.20%
Five Bedrooms or more7.10%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size3.15
Median year structure was built1956
Median Value of occupied units$148,100
Median Price asked for vacant units$151,800

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.36
Median year structure was built1964
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$807

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.80%
Second Mortgage5.70%
Home Equity Loan10.10%
Simple Mortgage59.50%
Debt Free23.80%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs24.2%