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Solvay, NY (New York) Houses and Residents

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $113,340 (it was $79,100 in 2000)
Solvay:

$113,340
New York:

$314,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $87,231 - $145,240

Solvay,NY index of house prices

Total population: 6,455 (All urban)

Houses: 3,316 (2,927 occupied: 1,575 owner occupied, 1,364 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

46%
State:

46%

Housing density: 2,018 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017 in this county: $145,671.

Median contract rent in 2017: $451 (lower quartile is $389, upper quartile is $500)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2017: $763


Median gross rent in Solvay, NY in 2017: $501

Housing units in Solvay with a mortgage: 911 (20 second mortgage, 81 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 668

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $72,320

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $43,586

Median monthly housing costs: $748


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Solvay, New York Age and Sex of Residents
Median year house/condo built: 1945

Median year apartment built: 1951

Household type by relationship:

Households: 6,406
  • In family households: 4,592 (841 male householders, 716 female householders)
    986 spouses, 1,568 children (1,476 natural, 12 adopted, 74 stepchildren), 88 grandchildren, 50 brothers or sisters, 84 parents, 42 other relatives, 201 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,768 (651 male householders (513 living alone)), 712 female householders (546 living alone)), 403 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 15

Size of family households: 724 2-persons, 521 3-persons, 143 4-persons, 77 5-persons, 58 6-persons, 6 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,061 1-person, 266 2-persons, 41 4-persons.

597 married couples with children.
501 single-parent households (147 men, 354 women).

88.6% of residents of Solvay speak English at home.
7.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (71% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 11% speak English not well).
2.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (58% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 29% speak English not well).
1.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (30% speak English very well, 70% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 365 (5.7%)
(71.5% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.5
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments
Here:

4.2
State:

3.8

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Solvay, New York
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Solvay, New York
  • 6no bedroom
  • 141 bedroom
  • 2352 bedrooms
  • 9063 bedrooms
  • 3884 bedrooms
  • 315+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Solvay, New York
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Solvay, New York
  • 126no bedroom
  • 4301 bedroom
  • 3852 bedrooms
  • 2913 bedrooms
  • 1534 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Solvay in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Solvay in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 92no vehicle
  • 5831 vehicle
  • 5792 vehicles
  • 2143 vehicles
  • 754 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Solvay in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Solvay in renter-occupied apartments
  • 252no vehicle
  • 7701 vehicle
  • 3322 vehicles
  • 03 vehicles
  • 124 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Solvay, New York
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Solvay, New York
  • 71 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 93 rooms
  • 274 rooms
  • 1735 rooms
  • 5736 rooms
  • 3797 rooms
  • 1908 rooms
  • 2189+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Solvay, New York
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Solvay, New York
  • 1161 room
  • 562 rooms
  • 3253 rooms
  • 2674 rooms
  • 2445 rooms
  • 1656 rooms
  • 977 rooms
  • 668 rooms
  • 149+ rooms
Year house built
Median 2017 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
Owners and renters by unit type in Solvay, NY
  • Solvay, NY household income distribution

  • Distribution of median household income in Solvay, NY in 2017
  • 223Less than $10,000
  • 351$10,000 to $19,999
  • 330$20,000 to $29,999
  • 382$30,000 to $39,999
  • 300$40,000 to $49,999
  • 327$50,000 to $59,999
  • 345$60,000 to $74,999
  • 380$75,000 to $99,999
  • 141$100,000 to $124,999
  • 90$125,000 to $149,999
  • 39$150,000 to $199,999
  • 24$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner - occupied houses in 2017 in Solvay, NY

  • Distribution of house value in Solvay, NY in 2017
  • 15Less than $10,000
  • 24$10,000 to $14,999
  • 5$35,000 to $39,999
  • 19$40,000 to $49,999
  • 22$50,000 to $59,999
  • 101$60,000 to $69,999
  • 89$70,000 to $79,999
  • 253$80,000 to $89,999
  • 59$90,000 to $99,999
  • 366$100,000 to $124,999
  • 208$125,000 to $149,999
  • 166$150,000 to $174,999
  • 38$175,000 to $199,999
  • 22$200,000 to $249,999
  • 8$250,000 to $299,999
  • 17$400,000 to $499,999
  • 47$500,000 to $749,999
  • 5$750,000 to $999,999
  • 11$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in Solvay, NY

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters in Solvay, NY in 2017
  • 87$200 to $249
  • 68$350 to $399
  • 104$400 to $449
  • 67$450 to $499
  • 76$500 to $549
  • 79$550 to $599
  • 72$600 to $649
  • 276$650 to $699
  • 109$700 to $749
  • 114$750 to $799
  • 66$800 to $899
  • 20$900 to $999
  • 48$1,000 to $1,249
  • 47No cash rent
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2017

Percentage of workers working in this county: 94.1%
Number of people working at home: 146 (4.5% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 132
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 496
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 628
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 712
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 543
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 131
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 195
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 23
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 0
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 55
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 40
  • 90 or more minutes: 77
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Solvay

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,977 (81%)
  • Carpooled: 136 (6%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 93 (4%)
  • Taxi: 25 (1%)
  • Walked: 86 (4%)
  • Worked at home: 146 (6%)
Class of Workers in 2017
  • Unemployment by race in 2017
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 4.1%Males
  • 5.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 100.0%Males
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 25.8%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 35.0%Males
Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Solvay, New York
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Solvay, New York
  • 982010 or later
  • 722000 to 2009
  • 731990 to 1999
  • 491980 to 1989
  • 311970 to 1979
  • 184Before 1970
Ancestries in Solvay, NY

First ancestries reported:

  • Italian: 675 (24.1%)
  • Irish: 534 (19.1%)
  • American: 207 (7.4%)
  • German: 162 (5.8%)
  • Polish: 152 (5.4%)
  • English: 57 (2.0%)
  • Ukrainian: 49 (1.8%)
  • French Canadian: 46 (1.6%)
  • Austrian: 23 (0.8%)
  • European: 22 (0.8%)
  • Portuguese: 13 (0.5%)
  • British: 9 (0.3%)
  • Canadian: 7 (0.3%)
  • Russian: 7 (0.3%)
  • Czech: 6 (0.2%)
  • Norwegian: 6 (0.2%)
  • Croatian: 5 (0.2%)
  • French: 5 (0.2%)
  • African: 1 (0.04%)

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

Cuba
Solvay:

28.6% (102)
New York:

0.6% (26,057)

Ukraine
Solvay:

12.0% (43)
New York:

1.8% (78,709)

Guyana
Solvay:

9.8% (35)
New York:

3.7% (164,094)

Canada
Solvay:

8.4% (30)
New York:

1.3% (56,143)

Bangladesh
Solvay:

5.6% (20)
New York:

2.1% (96,360)

Belarus
Solvay:

5.3% (19)
New York:

0.3% (15,267)

Thailand
Solvay:

4.8% (17)
New York:

0.3% (12,823)

Burma
Solvay:

4.2% (15)
New York:

0.3% (14,002)

Guatemala
Solvay:

3.1% (11)
New York:

1.4% (64,973)

Dominican Republic
Solvay:

2.8% (10)
New York:

11.0% (494,465)

Korea
Solvay:

2.5% (9)
New York:

2.1% (94,619)

Other Middle Africa
Solvay:

2.2% (8)
New York:

0.1% (5,621)

India
Solvay:

2.2% (8)
New York:

3.6% (160,779)

Sri Lanka
Solvay:

2.0% (7)
New York:

0.1% (6,205)

Portugal
Solvay:

2.0% (7)
New York:

0.2% (10,847)

Ecuador
Solvay:

2.0% (7)
New York:

4.0% (178,569)

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

  • This state: 5,297
  • Other state: 610
  • Northeast: 228
  • Midwest: 58
  • South: 209
  • West: 110

91.0% of Solvay residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 46.0% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 54.6% lived in New York.


Solvay:

91.0%
State average:

89.4%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 49
  • 9th grade: 46
  • 10th grade: 39
  • 11th grade: 89
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 40
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 690
  • Less than 1 year of college: 159
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 274
  • Associate degree: 186
  • Bachelor's degree: 359
  • Master's degree: 167
  • Professional school degree: 3
  • Doctorate degree: 20
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 8
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 12
  • 7th and 8th grade: 0
  • 9th grade: 36
  • 10th grade: 41
  • 11th grade: 64
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 14
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 897
  • Less than 1 year of college: 109
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 226
  • Associate degree: 447
  • Bachelor's degree: 373
  • Master's degree: 143
  • Professional school degree: 11
  • Doctorate degree: 14
Educational Attainment for Females
Solvay marital status for males
Solvay marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,723
  • One, attached: 78
  • Two: 612
  • 3 or 4: 444
  • 5 to 9: 187
  • 10 to 19: 137
  • 20 to 49: 56
  • 50 or more: 34
  • Mobile homes: 13
Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2017: 0.7%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2017: 3.2%

House/condo owner moved in on average 16 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year householders moved into residence in Solvay
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Solvay, NY
  • 72.9%Utility gas
  • 25.6%Electricity
  • 1.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.4%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Solvay, NY
  • 62.3%Electricity
  • 37.0%Utility gas
  • 0.8%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 31
Here:

6.4%
New York:

13.3%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 56
Here:

17.4%
New York:

13.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 44
Here:

23.5%
New York:

33.9%
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