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Table 4: Housing Characteristics by Borough


City Bronx Brooklyn Manhattan Queens Staten Island
Occupied Housing Units 2,780,349 411,775 813,544 703,943 713,978 137,109
Total Housing Units 2,885,186 434,176 843,689 730,596 735,184 141,541
Vacant and Available 104,837 22,401 30,145 26,653 21,206 4,432
Overall Vacancy Rate 3.63% 5.16% 3.57% 3.65% 2.88% 3.13%
Rental Vacancy Rate 4.01% 5.43% 4.20% 3.47% 3.28% 4.17%
Owner Vacancy Rate 2.75% 4.10% 1.85% 4.36% 2.34% 2.53%
Median Contract Rent $595 $508 $550 $650 $647 $600
Median Rent/Income 28% 31% 29% 26% 26% 23%
Median House Value $190,000 $180,000 $200,000 $1,027,569 $190,000 $185,000
Median Coop/Condo Value $100,000 $60,000 $65,000 $190,000 $70,000 $118,000
# Crowded Households 73,923 13,007 20,544 22,094 16,647 1,630
% Crowded Households 2.7% 3.2% 2.5% 3.1% 2.3% 1.2%
% Built Before 1930 42.6% 50.4% 46.7% 54.1% 28.0% 7.7%
Mean # of Maintenance Deficiencies 1.12 1.57 1.13 1.35 0.73 0.56
% with Boarded Up Buildings Nearby 10.0% 9.3% 14.8% 11.5% 4.0% 6.9%


From: Housing Conditions and Problems In New York City: An Analysis of the 1996 Housing and Vacancy Survey by Michael H. Schill and Benjamin P. Scafidi

Source: 1996 New York City Housing and Vacancy Survey Data File, U.S. Bureau of the Census

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