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Housing and Vacancy Survey

 

Table 11
Monthly Gross Rent in Renter-Occupied Housing
New York City, 1996 and 1999
(Constant April 1999 dollars)

Monthly Gross Rent
April 1999 Dollars
(a)

1996

1999

Percent Change
1996-1999

Number Percent Number Percent
Total

1,946,165

100.0%

1,953,289

100.0%

+0.4%

Less than $400

286,781

15.0

268,228

13.9

-6.5

  Less than $300

182,770

9.6

174,539

9.0

-4.5

  $300-$399

104,011

5.4

93,689

4.9

-9.9

$400-$599

427,550

22.3

382,411

19.9

-10.6

  $400-$499

157,215

8.2

147,815

7.7

-6.0

  $500-$599

270,335

14.1

234,596

12.2

-13.2

$600-$999

893,514

46.7

922,952

47.9

+3.3

  $600-$699

313,818

16.4

310,000

16.1

-1.2

  $700-$799

254,687

13.3

271,928

14.1

+6.8

  $800-$899

185,908

9.7

201,625

10.5

+8.5

  $900-$999

139,101

7.3

139,399

7.2

+0.2

$1000 or more

304,998

15.9

355,248

18.4

+16.5

  $1,000-$1,249

155,885

8.1

168,479

8.7

+8.1

  $1,250-$1,499

55,982

2.9

66,997

3.5

+19.7

  $1,500-$1,749

32,966

1.7

39,154

2.0

+18.8

  $1,750+

60,165

3.1

80,618

4.2

+34.0

Not Reported/No rent

33,321

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24,448

--

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Sources: U.S. Bureau of the Census, 1996 and 1999 New York City Housing and Vacancy Surveys.

Note:

(a) Constant 1999 dollars are derived by multiplying 1996 rents by the ratio of the April 1999 CPI over the April 1996 CPI (176.0/166.0). Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for New York-Northeast New Jersey-Long Island (1982-84=100), Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor.

Table of Tables

Table 1 Table 8
Table 2 Table 9
Table 3 Table 10
Table 4 Table 11
Table 5 Table 12
Table 6 Table 13
Table 7 Table 14

 

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