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New York > All counties > Queens County > Queens Borough
Queens, NY

Borough
Population 2000: 2,229,379
Square miles: 109.24



2000 CENSUS DATA
QUEENS NY US
HOUSING UNITS
Number Number Number
Total housing units 817,250
RENTER-OCCUPIED HOUSING UNITS
Number Pct Pct Pct
Renter-occupied housing units 447,770 54.8 43.2 30.8
Number Number Number
Average number of household members 2.57 2.36 2.36
Average number of rooms 3.49 3.73 4.04
Average number of vehicles 0.62 0.66 1.19
Median year structure was built 1952 1952 1969
Median year householder moved in 1995 1996 1998
Median rent ($) 721 605 519
Median rent asked for vacant units ($) 737 517 469
Number Pct Pct Pct
Rent includes utilities 99,444 22.2 23.6 16.5
Number Number Number
Rent as a pct of household revenue 26 27 26
OWNER-OCCUPIED HOUSING UNITS
Number Pct Pct Pct
Owner-occupied housing units 334,894 41.0 48.7 60.2
Number Number Number
Average number of household members 3.14 2.83 2.71
Average number of rooms 5.70 6.47 6.30
Average number of vehicles 2.41 2.03 1.64
Median year structure was built 1948 1956 1971
Median year householder moved in 1986 1987 1991
Median value ($) 206,200 147,600 111,800
Number Pct Pct Pct
With mortgage or contract to purchase 122,366 36.5 48.8 55.4
With second mortgage, equity loan 20,945 6.3 10.5 12.7
Number Number Number
Median price asked for vacant housing ($) 196,100 94,700 89,600
Monthly cost, with mortgage ($) 1,597 1,357 1,088
Monthly cost, without mortgage ($) 447 457 295
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, 2000 Census; ePodunk