Suffolk County, New York Real Estate Statistics

Home and Real Estate Statistics for Suffolk County, New York

Housing Units By Status

Total Housing Units

Suffolk County has 569,985 total housing units. This is an increase of 47,662 units since the year 2000 when it had 522,323 total units. It's an increase of 88,668 units since the year 1990 when it had 481,317 total units. Suffolk County saw an increase of 41,006 units between 1990 and 2000. Of Suffolk County's 569,985 total housing units, 87.71% are occupied home units, and 12.29% are vacant home units.

Total Occupied Housing Units

Suffolk County has 499,922 occupied housing units. This is an increase of 30,623 units since the year 2000 when it had 469,299 occupied homes. It's an increase of 75,203 units since the year 1990 when it had 424,719 occupied home units. Suffolk County saw an increase of 44,580 units between 1990 and 2000. Of Suffolk County's 499,922 occupied housing units, 57.36% are occupied with a loan or mortgage home units, 21.29% are renter occupied homes, and 21.35% are occupied clear of any loan or mortgage housing units.

Renter Occupied Housing Units

There are 106,415 renter occupied housing units. This is an increase of 11,476 units since the year 2000 when it had 94,939 renter occupied homes. It's an increase of 21,949 units since the year 1990 when it had 84,466 renter occupied homes. Suffolk County saw an increase of 10,473 units between 1990 and 2000.

Units Occupied with a Loan or Mortgage

Suffolk County has 286,755 occupied with a loan or mortgage housing units.

Units Occupied Clear of Any Loan or Mortgage

There are 106,752 occupied clear of any loan or mortgage housing units.

Total Vacant Housing Units

There are 70,063 vacant housing units. This is an increase of 17,039 units since the year 2000 when it had 53,024 vacant housing units. It's an increase of 13,465 units since the year 1990 when it had 56,598 vacant units. Suffolk County saw a decrease of -3,574 units between 1990 and 2000. Of Suffolk County's 70,063 vacant housing units, 9.67% are for rent units, 0.72% are rented - but not occupied homes, 8.76% are for sale units, 1.85% are sold - but not occupied housing units, 66.31% are for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units, 0.5% are for migrant workers housing units, and 12.64% are listed as vacant other units.

Vacant Units Listed For Rent

There are 6,778 for rent housing units. This is an increase of 3,485 units since the year 2000 when it had 3,293 for rent home units. It's an increase of 451 units since the year 1990 when it had 6,327 for rent home units. There was a decrease of -3,034 units between 1990 and 2000.

Rented, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

Suffolk County has 502 rented - but not occupied housing units. This is a decrease of -2,104 units since the year 2000 when it had 2,606 rented - but not occupied homes.

Vacant Units Listed For Sale

Suffolk County has 6,138 for sale housing units. This is an increase of 2,864 units since the year 2000 when it had 3,274 for sale home units. It's a decrease of -541 units since the year 1990 when it had 6,679 for sale housing units. There was a decrease of -3,405 units between 1990 and 2000.

Sold, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

There are 1,295 sold - but not occupied housing units.

Vacant Units For Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use

Suffolk County has 46,460 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. This is an increase of 8,110 units since the year 2000 when it had 38,350 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use units. It's an increase of 10,507 units since the year 1990 when it had 35,953 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use home units. Suffolk County saw an increase of 2,397 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units for Migrant Workers

Suffolk County has 33 for migrant workers housing units. This is a decrease of 0 units since the year 2000 when it had 33 for migrant workers units. It's a decrease of 0 units since the year 1990 when it had 33 for migrant workers units. Suffolk County saw a decrease of 0 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units Listed as an Other Status

Suffolk County has 8,857 listed as vacant other housing units. This is an increase of 3,389 units since the year 2000 when it had 5,468 listed as vacant other units. It's an increase of 3,880 units since the year 1990 when it had 4,977 listed as vacant other housing units. There was an increase of 491 units between 1990 and 2000.