Dunkirk, NY Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 6,071 housing units in Dunkirk. This represents a 2% growth from 5,952 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 6,071 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Dunkirk is about 61.2%. Dunkirk's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 9.8%. Average household size is 2.37 people.

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


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1.40%
One Bedroom12.50%
Two Bedrooms27.80%
Three Bedrooms40.70%
Four Bedrooms14.80%
Five Bedrooms or more2.80%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.29
Median year structure was built1939
Median Value of occupied units$52,100
Median Price asked for vacant units$46,300

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.49
Median year structure was built1944
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$334

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage1.80%
Home Equity Loan8.80%
Simple Mortgage40.10%
Debt Free49.30%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs18.5%