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West Babylon, NY (New York) Houses and Residents

West Babylon,NY index of house prices

Total population: 43,213 (All urban)

Houses: 14,454 (13,295 occupied: 9,893 owner occupied, 3,419 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

26%
State:

47%

Housing density: 1,876 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $318,624.

Median contract rent in 2016: $903 (lower quartile is $739, upper quartile is $1,040)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $1,832


Median gross rent in West Babylon, NY in 2016: $959

Housing units in West Babylon with a mortgage: 6,971 (211 second mortgage, 763 home equity loan, 29 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,897

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $117,203

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $73,911

Median monthly housing costs: $1,983


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West Babylon, New York Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $346,424 (it was $164,800 in 2000)
West Babylon:

$346,424
New York:

$302,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $298,016 - $403,111

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $361,323
Here:

$361,323
State:

$357,272

Townhouses or other attached units: $431,393
Here:

$431,393
State:

$568,104

In 2-unit structures: $386,557
Here:

$386,557
State:

$561,049

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $315,814
Here:

$315,814
State:

$650,258

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $188,593
Here:

$188,593
State:

$816,667
Median year house/condo built: 1960

Median year apartment built: 1967

Household type by relationship:

Households: 43,198
  • In family households: 38,519 (5,017 male householders, 4,990 female householders)
    7,510 spouses, 14,162 children (13,563 natural, 285 adopted, 281 stepchildren), 1,651 grandchildren, 744 brothers or sisters, 1,381 parents, 2,086 other relatives, 1,141 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 4,116 (1,255 male householders (1,073 living alone)), 2,030 female householders (1,603 living alone)), 834 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 593

Size of family households: 3,236 2-persons, 2,583 3-persons, 2,289 4-persons, 1,185 5-persons, 297 6-persons, 407 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,676 1-person, 561 2-persons, 20 3-persons, 25 4-persons.

5,827 married couples with children.
1,241 single-parent households (272 men, 969 women).

77.4% of residents of West Babylon speak English at home.
12.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (53% speak English very well, 32% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
7.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (58% speak English very well, 28% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
2.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (38% speak English very well, 48% speak English well, 13% speak English not well).
0.7% of residents speak other language at home (70% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 6,695 (15.5%)
(58.8% 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:

4.1
State:

3.8

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in West Babylon, New York:

  • 62no bedroom
  • 2711 bedroom
  • 1,1472 bedrooms
  • 4,4203 bedrooms
  • 2,9094 bedrooms
  • 1,0515+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to West Babylon population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in West Babylon, New York:

  • 63no bedroom
  • 1,2581 bedroom
  • 9192 bedrooms
  • 7543 bedrooms
  • 2484 bedrooms
  • 1585+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to West Babylon population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in West Babylon in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 200no vehicle
  • 2,0531 vehicle
  • 4,1132 vehicles
  • 2,0723 vehicles
  • 9234 vehicles
  • 5585+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to West Babylon population

Cars and other vehicles available in West Babylon in renter-occupied apartments

  • 461no vehicle
  • 1,5371 vehicle
  • 1,1212 vehicles
  • 1973 vehicles
  • 434 vehicles
  • 575+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to West Babylon population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in West Babylon, New York:

  • 461 room
  • 372 rooms
  • 1903 rooms
  • 5114 rooms
  • 1,8125 rooms
  • 2,3586 rooms
  • 1,7077 rooms
  • 1,4958 rooms
  • 1,7349+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to West Babylon population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in West Babylon, New York:

  • 531 room
  • 3352 rooms
  • 8183 rooms
  • 8424 rooms
  • 5425 rooms
  • 4296 rooms
  • 2357 rooms
  • 458 rooms
  • 979+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to West Babylon 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 %

  • West Babylon, NY household income distribution

  • West Babylon, NY household income distribution
  • 268Less than $10,000
  • 315$10,000 to $14,999
  • 383$15,000 to $19,999
  • 474$20,000 to $24,999
  • 307$25,000 to $29,999
  • 437$30,000 to $34,999
  • 303$35,000 to $39,999
  • 353$40,000 to $44,999
  • 457$45,000 to $49,999
  • 849$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,489$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1,843$75,000 to $99,999
  • 1,788$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1,071$125,000 to $149,999
  • 1,621$150,000 to $199,999
  • 1,244$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in West Babylon, NY

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in West Babylon, NY
  • 37Less than $10,000
  • 6$20,000 to $24,999
  • 17$30,000 to $34,999
  • 29$35,000 to $39,999
  • 6$40,000 to $49,999
  • 23$50,000 to $59,999
  • 12$60,000 to $69,999
  • 6$70,000 to $79,999
  • 14$80,000 to $89,999
  • 61$100,000 to $124,999
  • 84$125,000 to $149,999
  • 155$150,000 to $174,999
  • 87$175,000 to $199,999
  • 447$200,000 to $249,999
  • 1,796$250,000 to $299,999
  • 5,008$300,000 to $399,999
  • 1,575$400,000 to $499,999
  • 422$500,000 to $749,999
  • 7$750,000 to $999,999
  • 8$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 8$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 24$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in West Babylon, NY

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in West Babylon, NY
  • 25Less than $100
  • 2$300 to $349
  • 6$350 to $399
  • 10$400 to $449
  • 13$450 to $499
  • 14$550 to $599
  • 23$600 to $649
  • 32$650 to $699
  • 23$700 to $749
  • 11$750 to $799
  • 123$800 to $899
  • 64$900 to $999
  • 680$1,000 to $1,249
  • 404$1,250 to $1,499
  • 1,303$1,500 to $1,999
  • 451$2,000 to $2,499
  • 68$2,500 to $2,999
  • 9$3,500 or more
  • 150No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 4432010 or later
  • 1,5132000 to 2009
  • 2,2721990 to 1999
  • 9331980 to 1989
  • 7491970 to 1979
  • 1,710Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to West Babylon population
West Babylon commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 283
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1,519
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 2,415
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 3,209
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 3,009
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 1,331
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 2,767
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 352
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 663
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 2,018
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 1,982
  • 90 or more minutes: 1,403
West Babylon, NY Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 64.2%
Number of people working at home: 752 (3.5% of all workers)

West Babylon mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 6,382 (77%)
  • Carpooled: 795 (10%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 68 (1%)
  • Subway or elevated: 23 (0%)
  • Railroad: 17 (0%)
  • Taxi: 66 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 12 (0%)
  • Walked: 236 (3%)
  • Worked at home: 752 (9%)

First ancestries reported:

 Italian: 6,534
 Irish: 1,585
 Polish: 1,062
 German: 970
 American: 603
 Haitian: 467
 Turkish: 402
 Ukrainian: 254
 British West Indian: 163
 Greek: 145
 Russian: 98
 Jamaican: 91
 English: 89
 Guyanese: 80
 European: 70
 Scotch-Irish: 69
 Egyptian: 62
 Scottish: 54
 Romanian: 53
 Norwegian: 51
 Austrian: 50
 Yugoslavian: 50
 Portuguese: 48
 Lithuanian: 45
 Afghan: 43
 Danish: 40
 Hungarian: 39
 French (except Basque): 38
 Palestinian: 33
 Czech: 31
 Eastern European: 26
 Swedish: 25
 British: 22
 West Indian: 22
 Czechoslovakian: 21
 Dutch: 18
 Ghanaian: 18
 Slovak: 17
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 16
 Albanian: 15
 Israeli: 11
 Barbadian: 8
 French Canadian: 6
 Maltese: 5
 Canadian: 5
 Moroccan: 4
 Finnish: 2
 Estonian: 2

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

  • 9%El Salvador
  • 9%Poland
  • 8%Italy
  • 7%Dominican Republic
  • 7%Peru
  • 7%Colombia
  • 4%Turkey

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

  • This state: 33,707
  • Other state: 2,326
  • Northeast: 857
  • Midwest: 204
  • South: 994
  • West: 285

94% of West Babylon residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 71% lived in New York.

West Babylon:

93.8%
State average:

89.4%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 210
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 26
  • 5th and 6th grade: 123
  • 7th and 8th grade: 159
  • 9th grade: 146
  • 10th grade: 175
  • 11th grade: 263
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 426
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 5,174
  • Less than 1 year of college: 677
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 2,155
  • Associate degree: 1,391
  • Bachelor's degree: 2,249
  • Master's degree: 820
  • Professional school degree: 141
  • Doctorate degree: 66

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 304
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 36
  • 5th and 6th grade: 102
  • 7th and 8th grade: 112
  • 9th grade: 107
  • 10th grade: 285
  • 11th grade: 334
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 403
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 6,159
  • Less than 1 year of college: 698
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,908
  • Associate degree: 1,736
  • Bachelor's degree: 2,685
  • Master's degree: 1,355
  • Professional school degree: 122
  • Doctorate degree: 52

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 5.3%Males
  • 3.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 8.0%Males
  • 5.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 0.6%Males
  • 8.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 1.4%Males
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 24.5%Males
  • 16.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 3.5%Males
  • 2.7%Females
West Babylon marital status for males
West Babylon marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 11,222
  • One, attached: 282
  • Two: 1,421
  • 3 or 4: 316
  • 5 to 9: 266
  • 10 to 19: 334
  • 20 to 49: 167
  • 50 or more: 567
  • Mobile homes: 2

Median worth of mobile homes: $388,038

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 0.8%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 1.7%

House/condo owner moved in on average 19 years ago

Renter moved in on average 6 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in West Babylon:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in West Babylon
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (60.4%)
  • Utility gas (36.2%)
  • Electricity (1.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.7%)
  • Other fuel (0.3%)
  • Wood (0.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (38.3%)
  • Utility gas (33.1%)
  • Electricity (24.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.2%)
  • Other fuel (1.2%)
  • No fuel used (0.1%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 125
Here:

3.1%
New York:

14.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 67
Here:

2.7%
New York:

13.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 624
Here:

26.0%
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)