Kearny, NJ Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 13,872 housing units in Kearny. This represents a 3.3% growth from 13,435 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 13,872 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Kearny is about 48%. Kearny's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 2.4%. Average household size is 2.81 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Kearny were built after 1943.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type2.10%
One Bedroom18.70%
Two Bedrooms36%
Three Bedrooms31.80%
Four Bedrooms8.80%
Five Bedrooms or more2.60%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size3.05
Median year structure was built1939
Median Value of occupied units$158,200
Median Price asked for vacant units$159,600

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.58
Median year structure was built1946
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$643

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.40%
Second Mortgage5.30%
Home Equity Loan7.50%
Simple Mortgage54.20%
Debt Free32.60%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs23.5%