Mt. Vernon, NY Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 27,048 housing units in Mt. Vernon. This represents a 3.1% growth from 26,232 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 27,048 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Mt. Vernon is about 36.5%. Mt. Vernon's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 4.9%. Average household size is 2.63 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Mt. Vernon were built after 1944.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type5.20%
One Bedroom33.40%
Two Bedrooms27.40%
Three Bedrooms19.80%
Four Bedrooms7.80%
Five Bedrooms or more6.40%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size3.1
Median year structure was built1939
Median Value of occupied units$240,900
Median Price asked for vacant units$217,900

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.36
Median year structure was built1948
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$685

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.30%
Second Mortgage6.10%
Home Equity Loan7.60%
Simple Mortgage59.50%
Debt Free26.50%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs26.3%