New York Real Estate
According to census data in the year 2000 there were 7,679,307 housing units in New York.
This represents a 6.3% from 7,226,891 in 1990.
Of those housing units, 6,571,083 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 1,108,224 were located in what is classified as a rural area.
Homeownership rate in New York is about 53%.
New York's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 8.1%.
Average household size is 2.61 people.
The majority of houses, apartments or condos in New York were built after 1954.
|Housing Units by Size|
|Five Bedrooms or more||4.1%|
Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos
|Average Household Size||2.83|
|Median year structure was built||1956|
|Median Value of occupied units||$148,700|
|Median Price asked for vacant units||$94,700|
Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos
|Average Household Size||2.36|
|Median year structure was built||1952|
|Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units||$517|
Owners Finance Status
|Second Mortgage & Equity Loan||0.1%|
|Home Equity Loan||9.0%|
|Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs||20.4%|
Cities & Towns