Valley Stream, NY Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 12,697 housing units in Valley Stream. This represents a 4.4% growth from 12,165 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 12,697 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Valley Stream is about 80.4%. Valley Stream's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 1.6%. Average household size is 2.91 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Valley Stream were built after 1949.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1.40%
One Bedroom9.40%
Two Bedrooms15.10%
Three Bedrooms45.50%
Four Bedrooms24%
Five Bedrooms or more4.60%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size3.07
Median year structure was built1947
Median Value of occupied units$199,800
Median Price asked for vacant units$180,600

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.26
Median year structure was built1954
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$1,067

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.50%
Second Mortgage4.80%
Home Equity Loan6.90%
Simple Mortgage49.30%
Debt Free38.60%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs24.1%