White Plains, NY Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 21,576 housing units in White Plains. This represents a 4.2% growth from 20,714 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 21,576 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in White Plains is about 52.4%. White Plains's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 3%. Average household size is 2.47 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in White Plains were built after 1953.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type7.70%
One Bedroom28.50%
Two Bedrooms25.60%
Three Bedrooms21.40%
Four Bedrooms11.50%
Five Bedrooms or more5.30%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.58
Median year structure was built1952
Median Value of occupied units$344,100
Median Price asked for vacant units$350,000

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.35
Median year structure was built1956
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$918

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.30%
Second Mortgage5.90%
Home Equity Loan10.10%
Simple Mortgage48.40%
Debt Free35.30%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs20.7%