Watkins Glen, NY Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 1,044 housing units in Watkins Glen. This represents a 0.5% decline from 1,049 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 1,040 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 4 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Watkins Glen is about 54.8%. Watkins Glen's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 8.7%. Average household size is 2.25 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Watkins Glen were built after 1939.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0%
One Bedroom22%
Two Bedrooms24.60%
Three Bedrooms34%
Four Bedrooms11.70%
Five Bedrooms or more7.70%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.11
Median year structure was built1939
Median Value of occupied units$67,200
Median Price asked for vacant units$48,300

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.43
Median year structure was built1939
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$440

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage1.80%
Home Equity Loan8%
Simple Mortgage38.20%
Debt Free52%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs16.3%