West Islip, NY Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 9,071 housing units in West Islip. This represents a 4.8% growth from 8,657 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 9,071 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in West Islip is about 92.8%. West Islip's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 1.7%. Average household size is 3.22 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in West Islip were built after 1958.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0.20%
One Bedroom3%
Two Bedrooms8.70%
Three Bedrooms42.30%
Four Bedrooms35.20%
Five Bedrooms or more10.70%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size3.26
Median year structure was built1958
Median Value of occupied units$208,000
Median Price asked for vacant units$222,100

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.65
Median year structure was built1958
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$1,301

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage7.40%
Home Equity Loan11%
Simple Mortgage58.30%
Debt Free23.30%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs24.3%