Sound Beach, NY Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 3,640 housing units in Sound Beach. This represents a 1.8% growth from 3,575 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 3,640 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Sound Beach is about 80.3%. Sound Beach's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 7.7%. Average household size is 2.91 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Sound Beach were built after 1965.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0.50%
One Bedroom8%
Two Bedrooms20.80%
Three Bedrooms49.30%
Four Bedrooms18.20%
Five Bedrooms or more3.20%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.82
Median year structure was built1966
Median Value of occupied units$148,400
Median Price asked for vacant units$77,900

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size3.29
Median year structure was built1962
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$988

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.30%
Second Mortgage7.10%
Home Equity Loan11.40%
Simple Mortgage57.80%
Debt Free23.40%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs24.3%