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Massapequa, NY (New York) Houses and Residents

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $610,203 (it was $265,200 in 2000)
Massapequa:

$610,203
New York:

$338,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $476,260 - $713,291

Massapequa,NY index of house prices

Total population: 21,685 (All urban)

Houses: 7,687 (7,304 occupied: 7,042 owner occupied, 255 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

3%
State:

46%

Housing density: 2,107 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2019: $605,359.

Median contract rent in 2019: over $2,000 (lower quartile is $1,379, upper quartile is over $2,000)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2019: $1,572


Median gross rent in Massapequa, NY in 2019: over $2,000

Housing units in Massapequa with a mortgage: 4,666 (83 second mortgage, 718 home equity loan, 5 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,373

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $161,925

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $88,077

Median monthly housing costs: $2,689


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Massapequa, New York Age and Sex of Residents
Median year house/condo built: 1956

Median year apartment built: 1949

Household type by relationship:

Households: 21,790
  • Male householders: 4,029 (467 living alone), Female householders: 3,278 (584 living alone)
  • 4,876 spouses (4,844 opposite-sex spouses), 291 unmarried partners, (253 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 7,777 children (7,560 natural, 137 adopted, 81 stepchildren), 312 grandchildren, 201 brothers or sisters, 279 parents, 0 foster children, 277 other relatives, 410 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 32

Size of family households: 2,064 2-persons, 1,361 3-persons, 1,660 4-persons, 624 5-persons, 148 6-persons, 31 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,064 1-person, 282 2-persons, 10 3-persons, 37 4-persons, 11 5-persons.

3,584 married couples with children.
352 single-parent households (64 men, 288 women).

91.3% of residents of Massapequa speak English at home.
1.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (93% speak English very well, 5% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).
4.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (87% speak English very well, 9% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (42% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 35% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 1,054 (4.8%)
(88.7% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.4
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments
Here:

5.7
State:

3.8

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Massapequa, New York
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Massapequa, New York
  • 0no bedroom
  • 491 bedroom
  • 4042 bedrooms
  • 2,9713 bedrooms
  • 2,6124 bedrooms
  • 9875+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Massapequa, New York
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Massapequa, New York
  • 0no bedroom
  • 301 bedroom
  • 942 bedrooms
  • 753 bedrooms
  • 434 bedrooms
  • 115+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Massapequa in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Massapequa in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 107no vehicle
  • 1,3601 vehicle
  • 3,1612 vehicles
  • 1,3593 vehicles
  • 7394 vehicles
  • 2755+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Massapequa in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Massapequa in renter-occupied apartments
  • 32no vehicle
  • 691 vehicle
  • 1192 vehicles
  • 153 vehicles
  • 94 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Massapequa, New York
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Massapequa, New York
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 03 rooms
  • 1154 rooms
  • 4925 rooms
  • 1,2106 rooms
  • 1,9917 rooms
  • 1,4208 rooms
  • 1,7599+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Massapequa, New York
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Massapequa, New York
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 273 rooms
  • 494 rooms
  • 265 rooms
  • 946 rooms
  • 147 rooms
  • 58 rooms
  • 469+ rooms
Year house built
Median 2019 house/condo value by year built
Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
  • Massapequa, NY household income distribution

  • Distribution of median household income in Massapequa, NY in 2019
  • 145Less than $10,000
  • 247$10,000 to $19,999
  • 180$20,000 to $29,999
  • 285$30,000 to $39,999
  • 230$40,000 to $49,999
  • 264$50,000 to $59,999
  • 520$60,000 to $74,999
  • 739$75,000 to $99,999
  • 719$100,000 to $124,999
  • 653$125,000 to $149,999
  • 1,220$150,000 to $199,999
  • 2,130$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner - occupied houses in 2019 in Massapequa, NY

  • Distribution of house value in Massapequa, NY in 2019
  • 42Less than $10,000
  • 6$30,000 to $34,999
  • 9$40,000 to $49,999
  • 49$100,000 to $124,999
  • 22$125,000 to $149,999
  • 17$150,000 to $174,999
  • 15$200,000 to $249,999
  • 83$250,000 to $299,999
  • 580$300,000 to $399,999
  • 1,698$400,000 to $499,999
  • 3,785$500,000 to $749,999
  • 826$750,000 to $999,999
  • 221$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 15$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 62$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in Massapequa, NY

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters in Massapequa, NY in 2019
  • 2$500 to $549
  • 59$1,000 to $1,249
  • 11$1,250 to $1,499
  • 38$1,500 to $1,999
  • 70$2,000 to $2,499
  • 29$2,500 to $2,999
  • 41$3,000 to $3,499
  • 13No cash rent
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2019

Percentage of workers working in this county: 53.6%
Number of people working at home: 517 (4.5% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 120
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 688
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 888
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 1,167
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 1,361
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 659
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 1,561
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 466
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 493
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 987
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 1,428
  • 90 or more minutes: 1,252
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Massapequa

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 6,269 (78.1%)
  • Carpooled: 503 (6.3%)
  • Bus: 221 (2.8%)
  • Subway or elevated rail: 69 (0.9%)
  • Long-distance train or commuter rail: 176 (2.2%)
  • Taxi: 208 (2.6%)
  • Bicycle: 7 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 96 (1.2%)
  • Worked at home: 517 (6.4%)
Class of Workers in 2019
  • Unemployment by race in 2019
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 2.6%Males
  • 1.7%Females
Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Massapequa, New York
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Massapequa, New York
  • 752010 or later
  • 472000 to 2009
  • 2261990 to 1999
  • 1311980 to 1989
  • 2651970 to 1979
  • 632Before 1970
Ancestries in Massapequa, NY

First ancestries reported:

  • Italian: 3,925 (39.4%)
  • Irish: 1,511 (15.2%)
  • American: 591 (5.9%)
  • German: 491 (4.9%)
  • European: 424 (4.3%)
  • Polish: 368 (3.7%)
  • Dutch: 191 (1.9%)
  • Greek: 136 (1.4%)
  • English: 116 (1.2%)
  • Lebanese: 95 (1.0%)
  • Russian: 94 (0.9%)
  • Brazilian: 60 (0.6%)
  • Scottish: 58 (0.6%)
  • Eastern European: 46 (0.5%)
  • Ukrainian: 40 (0.4%)
  • Swedish: 31 (0.3%)
  • Croatian: 20 (0.2%)
  • Jamaican: 20 (0.2%)
  • Moroccan: 17 (0.2%)
  • Welsh: 17 (0.2%)
  • Haitian: 17 (0.2%)
  • Portuguese: 16 (0.2%)
  • Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 13 (0.1%)
  • Armenian: 13 (0.1%)
  • Austrian: 13 (0.1%)
  • Lithuanian: 12 (0.1%)
  • British: 9 (0.09%)
  • Norwegian: 9 (0.09%)
  • Scotch-Irish: 8 (0.08%)
  • Maltese: 8 (0.08%)
  • Turkish: 7 (0.07%)
  • French Canadian: 7 (0.07%)
  • French: 6 (0.06%)
  • Hungarian: 5 (0.05%)
  • Ghanaian: 3 (0.03%)
  • Guyanese: 1 (0.01%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents (%):

Poland
Massapequa:

10.1% (106)
New York:

1.6% (68,983)

Italy
Massapequa:

8.7% (92)
New York:

2.0% (90,514)

Greece
Massapequa:

6.8% (72)
New York:

0.7% (29,549)

Russia
Massapequa:

6.4% (67)
New York:

1.7% (74,334)

Germany
Massapequa:

6.3% (66)
New York:

1.0% (42,610)

Lebanon
Massapequa:

5.9% (62)
New York:

0.2% (7,330)

Ireland
Massapequa:

5.5% (58)
New York:

0.6% (27,801)

Canada
Massapequa:

4.5% (47)
New York:

1.2% (54,762)

Cuba
Massapequa:

4.4% (46)
New York:

0.6% (25,271)

Brazil
Massapequa:

4.3% (45)
New York:

0.6% (26,210)

England
Massapequa:

3.0% (32)
New York:

0.5% (23,306)

Netherlands
Massapequa:

3.0% (32)
New York:

0.1% (5,562)

China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
Massapequa:

2.8% (30)
New York:

9.1% (403,478)

Trinidad and Tobago
Massapequa:

2.6% (27)
New York:

2.1% (92,896)

Hong Kong
Massapequa:

2.5% (26)
New York:

0.9% (41,601)

Scotland
Massapequa:

1.7% (18)
New York:

0.1% (4,527)

Haiti
Massapequa:

1.6% (17)
New York:

2.9% (127,520)

Morocco
Massapequa:

1.6% (17)
New York:

0.2% (9,338)

Belarus
Massapequa:

1.6% (17)
New York:

0.3% (15,274)

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 19,325
  • Other state: 977
  • Northeast: 467
  • Midwest: 121
  • South: 228
  • West: 153

94.5% of Massapequa residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 36.6% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 79.4% lived in New York.


Massapequa:

94.5%
State average:

89.5%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 28
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 0
  • 9th grade: 0
  • 10th grade: 57
  • 11th grade: 35
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 44
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,471
  • Less than 1 year of college: 552
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 963
  • Associate degree: 716
  • Bachelor's degree: 2,367
  • Master's degree: 943
  • Professional school degree: 164
  • Doctorate degree: 198
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 27
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 25
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 0
  • 9th grade: 0
  • 10th grade: 8
  • 11th grade: 46
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 53
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,778
  • Less than 1 year of college: 329
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 861
  • Associate degree: 817
  • Bachelor's degree: 2,002
  • Master's degree: 1,664
  • Professional school degree: 230
  • Doctorate degree: 116
Educational Attainment for Females
Massapequa marital status for males
Massapequa marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 7,354
  • One, attached: 12
  • Two: 213
  • 3 or 4: 29
  • 50 or more: 8

Median worth of mobile homes: $25,717

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2019: 0.8%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2019: 0.9%

House/condo owner moved in on average 21 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year householders moved into residence in Massapequa
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Massapequa, NY
  • 62.2%Utility gas
  • 34.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.7%Electricity
  • 0.4%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Other fuel
  • 0.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.1%Wood
  • 0.1%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Massapequa, NY
  • 62.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 23.7%Utility gas
  • 8.7%Electricity
  • 5.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 97
Here:

5.2%
New York:

14.3%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 159
Here:

12.8%
New York:

14.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 501
Here:

43.1%
New York:

37.4%
School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students
School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability