Port Jefferson, NY Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 3,082 housing units in Port Jefferson. This represents a 6% growth from 2,908 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 3,082 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Port Jefferson is about 71.7%. Port Jefferson's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 2.8%. Average household size is 2.41 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Port Jefferson were built after 1966.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1.80%
One Bedroom16.40%
Two Bedrooms18.80%
Three Bedrooms33.60%
Four Bedrooms22.80%
Five Bedrooms or more6.50%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.66
Median year structure was built1970
Median Value of occupied units$251,100
Median Price asked for vacant units$203,600

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.78
Median year structure was built1957
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$635

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.40%
Second Mortgage8.50%
Home Equity Loan8.70%
Simple Mortgage56.90%
Debt Free25.50%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs23.5%