Herkimer, NY Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 3,557 housing units in Herkimer. This represents a 1.7% growth from 3,499 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 3,557 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Herkimer is about 50.2%. Herkimer's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 10.2%. Average household size is 2.2 people.

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


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1.90%
One Bedroom16.20%
Two Bedrooms27.70%
Three Bedrooms36.90%
Four Bedrooms14.70%
Five Bedrooms or more2.60%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.44
Median year structure was built1939
Median Value of occupied units$63,400
Median Price asked for vacant units$42,200

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.96
Median year structure was built1949
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$381

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage1.70%
Home Equity Loan4.80%
Simple Mortgage35.40%
Debt Free58.10%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs16.7%