Ft. Lee, NJ Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 17,446 housing units in Ft. Lee. This represents a 3.6% growth from 16,847 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 17,446 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Ft. Lee is about 56.3%. Ft. Lee's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 5.2%. Average household size is 2.14 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Ft. Lee were built after 1967.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type7.20%
One Bedroom36.40%
Two Bedrooms32.40%
Three Bedrooms18.50%
Four Bedrooms3.90%
Five Bedrooms or more1.60%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.2
Median year structure was built1966
Median Value of occupied units$287,000
Median Price asked for vacant units$225,000

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.07
Median year structure was built1968
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$1,154

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.70%
Second Mortgage3.40%
Home Equity Loan5.10%
Simple Mortgage53.30%
Debt Free37.50%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs25.4%