New York Real Estate Statistics

Real Estate and Home Statistics for New York

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Housing Units by Status

DateOccupiedVacantTotal
2010
+3.7%
+260,895
7,317,755
+26.97%
+167,901
790,348
+5.58%
+428,796
8,108,103
2000
+6.29%
+417,538
7,056,860
+5.94%
+34,878
622,447
+6.26%
+452,416
7,679,307
1990
6,639,322
587,569
7,226,891

Occupied Housing Units

As of 2010, New York has 7,317,755 occupied housing units. This is a 3.7% (260,895) increase compared to 10 years prior (2000), and a 10.22% (678,433) increase compared to 20 years prior (1990).

Vacant Housing Units

As of 2010, New York has 790,348 vacant housing units. This is a 26.97% (167,901) increase compared to 10 years prior (2000), and a 34.51% (202,779) increase compared to 20 years prior (1990).

Occupied Housing Unit Breakout

DateOwned with a mortgage or a loanOwned free and clearRenter occupiedTotal
2010
2,610,123
1,287,714
+3.08%
+102,224
3,419,918
+120.57%
+4,000,061
7,317,755
2000
0
0
+4.5%
+142,808
3,317,694
+4.5%
+142,808
3,317,694
1990
0
0
3,174,886
3,174,886

Owned with a Mortgage or Loan

As of 2010, New York has 2,610,123 housing units owned with a mortgage or loan.

Owned Free and Clear

As of 2010, New York has 1,287,714 housing units owned free and clear.

Renter Occupied Units

As of 2010, New York has 3,419,918 renter occupied housing units. This is a 3.08% (102,224) increase compared to 10 years prior (2000), and a 7.72% (245,032) increase compared to 20 years prior (1990).

Vacant Housing Unit Breakout

DateFor RentRented, not occupiedFor sale onlySold, not occupiedFor seasonal, recreational, or occasional useFor migrant workersOtherTotal
2010
+1546.05%
+2,451,554
2,610,123
-68.38%
-27,653
12,786
+30%
+17,820
77,225
-48%
-19,412
21,027
+23.08%
+54,258
289,301
+18.93%
+142
892
+47.44%
+60,837
189,078
+382.8%
+2,537,546
3,200,432
2000
-3.15%
-5,161
158,569
40,439
-12.87%
-8,775
59,405
40,439
+10.54%
+22,418
235,043
-7.52%
-61
750
+31.85%
+30,980
128,241
+22.17%
+120,279
662,886
1990
163,730
0
68,180
0
212,625
811
97,261
542,607

For Rent

As of 2010, New York has 2,610,123 housing units for rent. This is a 1546.05% (2,451,554) increase compared to 10 years prior (2000), and a 1494.16% (2,446,393) increase compared to 20 years prior (1990).

Rented, not occupied

As of 2010, New York has 12,786 rented, not occupied, housing units for rent. This is a -68.38% (-27,653) decrease compared to 10 years prior (2000)

For sale only

As of 2010, New York has 77,225 for sale housing units for rent. This is a 30% (17,820) increase compared to 10 years prior (2000), and a 13.27% (9,045) increase compared to 20 years prior (1990).

Sold, not occupied

As of 2010, New York has 21,027 sold, not occupied, housing units for rent. This is a -48% (-19,412) decrease compared to 10 years prior (2000)

For seasonal, recreational, or occasional use

As of 2010, New York has 289,301 housing units for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use. This is a 23.08% (54,258) increase compared to 10 years prior (2000), and a 36.06% (76,676) increase compared to 20 years prior (1990).

For migrant workers

As of 2010, New York has 892 housing units for migrant workers. This is a 18.93% (142) increase compared to 10 years prior (2000), and a 9.99% (81) increase compared to 20 years prior (1990).

Other

As of 2010, New York has 189,078 other vacant housing units. This is a 47.44% (60,837) increase compared to 10 years prior (2000), and a 94.4% (91,817) increase compared to 20 years prior (1990).

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