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Valley Stream, NY (New York) Houses and Residents

Valley Stream,NY index of house prices

Total population: 37,832 (Urban population: 36,394, Rural population: 0)

Houses: 12,128 (11,652 occupied: 9,271 owner occupied, 2,380 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

20%
State:

47%

Housing density: 3,525 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $203,667.

Median contract rent in 2016: $895 (lower quartile is $684, upper quartile is $1,119)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $2,023


Median gross rent in Valley Stream, NY in 2016: $955

Housing units in Valley Stream with a mortgage: 6,262 (166 second mortgage, 953 home equity loan, 19 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,985

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $130,214

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $73,571

Median monthly housing costs: $2,055


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Valley Stream, New York Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $388,113 (it was $202,600 in 2000)
Valley Stream:

$388,113
New York:

$302,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $338,986 - $467,006

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $396,323
Here:

$396,323
State:

$357,272

Townhouses or other attached units: $395,035
Here:

$395,035
State:

$568,104

In 2-unit structures: $438,819
Here:

$438,819
State:

$561,049

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $388,961
Here:

$388,961
State:

$650,258

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $598,280
Here:

$598,280
State:

$816,667
Median year house/condo built: 1949

Median year apartment built: 1953

Household type by relationship:

Households: 37,756
  • In family households: 35,031 (4,731 male householders, 4,676 female householders)
    6,912 spouses, 13,132 children (12,769 natural, 80 adopted, 295 stepchildren), 937 grandchildren, 787 brothers or sisters, 1,808 parents, 1,292 other relatives, 795 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,702 (1,019 male householders (798 living alone)), 1,233 female householders (1,135 living alone)), 453 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 38

Size of family households: 2,997 2-persons, 2,380 3-persons, 1,950 4-persons, 1,141 5-persons, 575 6-persons, 349 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,932 1-person, 274 2-persons, 16 3-persons, 4 4-persons, 13 5-persons.

5,472 married couples with children.
1,736 single-parent households (434 men, 1,302 women).

56.9% of residents of Valley Stream speak English at home.
25.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (60% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
12.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (55% speak English very well, 28% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
6.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (52% speak English very well, 33% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (90% speak English very well, 3% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 13,858 (36.7%)
(73.3% 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:

4.0
State:

3.8

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Valley Stream, New York:

  • 7no bedroom
  • 1031 bedroom
  • 1,1402 bedrooms
  • 4,2313 bedrooms
  • 3,2614 bedrooms
  • 5745+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Valley Stream population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Valley Stream, New York:

  • 236no bedroom
  • 5361 bedroom
  • 9082 bedrooms
  • 4503 bedrooms
  • 1654 bedrooms
  • 835+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Valley Stream population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Valley Stream in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 328no vehicle
  • 2,5681 vehicle
  • 4,1732 vehicles
  • 1,6463 vehicles
  • 5104 vehicles
  • 375+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Valley Stream population

Cars and other vehicles available in Valley Stream in renter-occupied apartments

  • 498no vehicle
  • 1,2401 vehicle
  • 4402 vehicles
  • 773 vehicles
  • 1174 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Valley Stream population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Valley Stream, New York:

  • 01 room
  • 102 rooms
  • 633 rooms
  • 5464 rooms
  • 1,3255 rooms
  • 2,7866 rooms
  • 2,2807 rooms
  • 1,0758 rooms
  • 1,2389+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Valley Stream population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Valley Stream, New York:

  • 2151 room
  • 1022 rooms
  • 5493 rooms
  • 5974 rooms
  • 4185 rooms
  • 2506 rooms
  • 1947 rooms
  • 138 rooms
  • 309+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Valley Stream population

Year house built

Median 2016 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 %

  • Valley Stream, NY household income distribution

  • Valley Stream, NY household income distribution
  • 362Less than $10,000
  • 282$10,000 to $14,999
  • 148$15,000 to $19,999
  • 437$20,000 to $24,999
  • 406$25,000 to $29,999
  • 292$30,000 to $34,999
  • 313$35,000 to $39,999
  • 184$40,000 to $44,999
  • 278$45,000 to $49,999
  • 607$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,047$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1,523$75,000 to $99,999
  • 1,340$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1,162$125,000 to $149,999
  • 1,838$150,000 to $199,999
  • 1,334$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Valley Stream, NY

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Valley Stream, NY
  • 21Less than $10,000
  • 7$10,000 to $14,999
  • 6$15,000 to $19,999
  • 4$25,000 to $29,999
  • 21$30,000 to $34,999
  • 24$35,000 to $39,999
  • 19$40,000 to $49,999
  • 5$60,000 to $69,999
  • 50$70,000 to $79,999
  • 6$80,000 to $89,999
  • 16$90,000 to $99,999
  • 48$100,000 to $124,999
  • 40$125,000 to $149,999
  • 69$150,000 to $174,999
  • 7$175,000 to $199,999
  • 222$200,000 to $249,999
  • 558$250,000 to $299,999
  • 3,902$300,000 to $399,999
  • 2,471$400,000 to $499,999
  • 985$500,000 to $749,999
  • 49$750,000 to $999,999
  • 28$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 72$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Valley Stream, NY

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Valley Stream, NY
  • 10$200 to $249
  • 20$300 to $349
  • 69$400 to $449
  • 22$500 to $549
  • 23$600 to $649
  • 26$650 to $699
  • 10$750 to $799
  • 35$800 to $899
  • 82$900 to $999
  • 591$1,000 to $1,249
  • 267$1,250 to $1,499
  • 631$1,500 to $1,999
  • 429$2,000 to $2,499
  • 43$2,500 to $2,999
  • 5$3,000 to $3,499
  • 91No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1,7722010 or later
  • 3,0702000 to 2009
  • 3,5161990 to 1999
  • 2,5161980 to 1989
  • 1,3301970 to 1979
  • 1,546Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Valley Stream population
Valley Stream commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 156
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 820
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 1,363
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 1,161
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 1,648
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 701
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 2,807
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 540
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 953
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 2,235
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 3,573
  • 90 or more minutes: 2,326
Valley Stream, NY Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 42.7%
Number of people working at home: 473 (2.5% of all workers)

Valley Stream mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 7,555 (72%)
  • Carpooled: 863 (8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 660 (6%)
  • Subway or elevated: 183 (2%)
  • Railroad: 166 (2%)
  • Taxi: 110 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 77 (1%)
  • Walked: 362 (3%)
  • Worked at home: 473 (4%)

First ancestries reported:

 Italian: 2,645
 Haitian: 1,446
 American: 846
 Jamaican: 764
 Irish: 676
 Guyanese: 544
 Russian: 472
 German: 360
 West Indian: 350
 African: 234
 Greek: 224
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 202
 European: 198
 Polish: 161
 Nigerian: 110
 Norwegian: 103
 English: 88
 Israeli: 84
 Turkish: 76
 Eastern European: 66
 Hungarian: 55
 Slavic: 40
 Romanian: 37
 French (except Basque): 30
 Portuguese: 27
 British West Indian: 23
 British: 20
 Czechoslovakian: 18
 Swedish: 18
 Czech: 15
 Scottish: 15
 Egyptian: 9
 Scotch-Irish: 8
 Cape Verdean: 7
 Barbadian: 7
 Moroccan: 5
 Yugoslavian: 4
 Austrian: 3
 Latvian: 2

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

  • 10%Haiti
  • 9%Jamaica
  • 9%Philippines
  • 7%Colombia
  • 6%Guyana
  • 6%El Salvador
  • 6%Dominican Republic

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

  • This state: 22,165
  • Other state: 1,261
  • Northeast: 396
  • Midwest: 123
  • South: 528
  • West: 209

93% of Valley Stream residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 28% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 75% lived in New York.

Valley Stream:

93.5%
State average:

89.4%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 313
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 64
  • 5th and 6th grade: 300
  • 7th and 8th grade: 80
  • 9th grade: 76
  • 10th grade: 127
  • 11th grade: 51
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 216
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 3,234
  • Less than 1 year of college: 540
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,924
  • Associate degree: 1,251
  • Bachelor's degree: 2,519
  • Master's degree: 1,059
  • Professional school degree: 351
  • Doctorate degree: 116

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 215
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 53
  • 5th and 6th grade: 341
  • 7th and 8th grade: 120
  • 9th grade: 140
  • 10th grade: 124
  • 11th grade: 161
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 122
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 3,328
  • Less than 1 year of college: 747
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,575
  • Associate degree: 1,208
  • Bachelor's degree: 3,456
  • Master's degree: 1,634
  • Professional school degree: 296
  • Doctorate degree: 108

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 11.8%Males
  • 5.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 7.7%Males
  • 6.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 1.1%Males
  • 8.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 4.0%Males
  • 3.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 1.4%Males
  • 2.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 6.9%Males
  • 3.9%Females
Valley Stream marital status for males
Valley Stream marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 8,912
  • One, attached: 524
  • Two: 1,736
  • 3 or 4: 51
  • 5 to 9: 185
  • 10 to 19: 186
  • 20 to 49: 148
  • 50 or more: 339
  • Mobile homes: 6

Median worth of mobile homes: $363,200

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 0.1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 0.3%

House/condo owner moved in on average 14 years ago

Renter moved in on average 3 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Valley Stream:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Valley Stream
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (67.9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (29.0%)
  • Electricity (2.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.4%)
  • Other fuel (0.2%)
  • Utility gas (61.9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (25.8%)
  • Electricity (7.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5.3%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 126
Here:

3.6%
New York:

14.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 223
Here:

9.9%
New York:

13.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 551
Here:

24.3%
New York:

34.3%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)