Dobbs Ferry, NY Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 3,941 housing units in Dobbs Ferry. This represents a 4.2% growth from 3,781 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 3,941 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Dobbs Ferry is about 58.6%. Dobbs Ferry's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 3.8%. Average household size is 2.55 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Dobbs Ferry were built after 1953.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type3.20%
One Bedroom20%
Two Bedrooms23.60%
Three Bedrooms32.50%
Four Bedrooms14.90%
Five Bedrooms or more5.80%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.99
Median year structure was built1954
Median Value of occupied units$325,900
Median Price asked for vacant units$187,500

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.93
Median year structure was built1950
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$590

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage2.70%
Home Equity Loan15.50%
Simple Mortgage50.60%
Debt Free31.20%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs22.2%