Chatham, NY Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 799 housing units in Chatham. This represents a 6.1% decline from 851 in 1990.

Of those housing units, none were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 799 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Chatham is about 55.6%. Chatham's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 7.3%. Average household size is 2.34 people.

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


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type2.80%
One Bedroom15%
Two Bedrooms30.50%
Three Bedrooms28.30%
Four Bedrooms16.30%
Five Bedrooms or more7.10%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.81
Median year structure was built1939
Median Value of occupied units$96,400
Median Price asked for vacant units$92,500

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.74
Median year structure was built1939
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$453

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.60%
Second Mortgage4.80%
Home Equity Loan5.80%
Simple Mortgage53.50%
Debt Free35.20%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs20.4%