Merrick, NY Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 7,602 housing units in Merrick. This represents a 0.4% decline from 7,634 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 7,602 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Merrick is about 94.6%. Merrick's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 1%. Average household size is 3.02 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Merrick were built after 1956.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0.50%
One Bedroom1.50%
Two Bedrooms8.50%
Three Bedrooms37.40%
Four Bedrooms42%
Five Bedrooms or more10.20%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size3.07
Median year structure was built1956
Median Value of occupied units$287,800
Median Price asked for vacant units$333,300

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.2
Median year structure was built1956
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$1,625

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.10%
Second Mortgage5.20%
Home Equity Loan10%
Simple Mortgage55.40%
Debt Free29.20%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs22.4%