Oyster Bay, NY Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 2,898 housing units in Oyster Bay. This represents a 2.9% growth from 2,816 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 2,898 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Oyster Bay is about 56.3%. Oyster Bay's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 2.9%. Average household size is 2.39 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Oyster Bay were built after 1954.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type3.70%
One Bedroom25.70%
Two Bedrooms21.80%
Three Bedrooms29.80%
Four Bedrooms14.60%
Five Bedrooms or more4.30%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.7
Median year structure was built1955
Median Value of occupied units$320,000
Median Price asked for vacant units$137,500

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2
Median year structure was built1953
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$1,125

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage5.10%
Home Equity Loan5.30%
Simple Mortgage47.60%
Debt Free42%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs19.9%