Fire Island, NY Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 3,224 housing units in Fire Island.

Of those housing units, none were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 3,224 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Fire Island is about 80.4%. Fire Island's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 95.6%. Average household size is 2.05 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Fire Island were built after 1961.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type2.50%
One Bedroom3.80%
Two Bedrooms26%
Three Bedrooms34.10%
Four Bedrooms23.60%
Five Bedrooms or more10%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.09
Median year structure was built1960
Median Value of occupied units$265,000
Median Price asked for vacant units$187,500

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.89
Median year structure was built1964
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$917

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage5.90%
Home Equity Loan7.90%
Simple Mortgage50.50%
Debt Free35.60%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs22.5%