Brightwaters, NY Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 1,144 housing units in Brightwaters. This represents a 0.5% decline from 1,150 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 1,144 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Brightwaters is about 90.9%. Brightwaters's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 1.5%. Average household size is 2.87 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Brightwaters were built after 1949.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0.40%
One Bedroom5.30%
Two Bedrooms10.50%
Three Bedrooms46.70%
Four Bedrooms21.30%
Five Bedrooms or more15.70%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.97
Median year structure was built1946
Median Value of occupied units$247,100

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.92
Median year structure was built1963

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage7.10%
Home Equity Loan13.50%
Simple Mortgage54.10%
Debt Free25.30%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs21.8%