Stony Brook, NY Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 4,984 housing units in Stony Brook. This represents a 4.8% growth from 4,757 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 4,984 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Stony Brook is about 92.1%. Stony Brook's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 4.4%. Average household size is 2.87 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Stony Brook were built after 1965.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0.50%
One Bedroom4.90%
Two Bedrooms10%
Three Bedrooms37%
Four Bedrooms36.60%
Five Bedrooms or more11%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.86
Median year structure was built1965
Median Value of occupied units$237,600
Median Price asked for vacant units$187,500

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.89
Median year structure was built1964
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$1,125

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.30%
Second Mortgage7.20%
Home Equity Loan8.70%
Simple Mortgage55.90%
Debt Free28%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs21.5%