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

Borough
Population 2000: 1,332,650
Square miles: 42.03



2000 CENSUS DATA
BRONX NY US
HOUSING UNITS
Number Number Number
Total housing units 490,659
RENTER-OCCUPIED HOUSING UNITS
Number Pct Pct Pct
Renter-occupied housing units 372,690 76.0 43.2 30.8
Number Number Number
Average number of household members 2.72 2.36 2.36
Average number of rooms 3.44 3.73 4.04
Average number of vehicles 0.38 0.66 1.19
Median year structure was built 1954 1952 1969
Median year householder moved in 1994 1996 1998
Median rent ($) 560 605 519
Median rent asked for vacant units ($) 607 517 469
Number Pct Pct Pct
Rent includes utilities 109,609 29.4 23.6 16.5
Number Number Number
Rent as a pct of household revenue 28 27 26
OWNER-OCCUPIED HOUSING UNITS
Number Pct Pct Pct
Owner-occupied housing units 90,522 18.4 48.7 60.2
Number Number Number
Average number of household members 3.02 2.83 2.71
Average number of rooms 5.49 6.47 6.30
Average number of vehicles 5.33 2.03 1.64
Median year structure was built 1953 1956 1971
Median year householder moved in 1987 1987 1991
Median value ($) 183,800 147,600 111,800
Number Pct Pct Pct
With mortgage or contract to purchase 23,339 25.8 48.8 55.4
With second mortgage, equity loan 4,317 4.8 10.5 12.7
Number Number Number
Median price asked for vacant housing ($) 188,400 94,700 89,600
Monthly cost, with mortgage ($) 1,584 1,357 1,088
Monthly cost, without mortgage ($) 471 457 295
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, 2000 Census; ePodunk