Plainview, NY Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 8,638 housing units in Plainview. This represents a 0.5% growth from 8,598 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 8,638 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Plainview is about 93.4%. Plainview's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 0.9%. Average household size is 2.95 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Plainview were built after 1957.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type2%
One Bedroom1.30%
Two Bedrooms4.90%
Three Bedrooms56.60%
Four Bedrooms28.20%
Five Bedrooms or more7.10%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.98
Median year structure was built1957
Median Value of occupied units$291,100
Median Price asked for vacant units$265,600

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.46
Median year structure was built1965

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.30%
Second Mortgage4.90%
Home Equity Loan9.80%
Simple Mortgage53.80%
Debt Free31.20%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs21.2%