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New York > All counties > Lewis County, NY
Lewis County, NY

Population 2000: 26,944
Square miles: 1,275.42



2000 CENSUS DATA
LEWIS COUNTY NY US
HOUSING UNITS
Number Number Number
Total housing units 15,134
RENTER-OCCUPIED HOUSING UNITS
Number Pct Pct Pct
Renter-occupied housing units 2,306 15.2 43.2 30.8
Number Number Number
Average number of household members 2.25 2.36 2.36
Average number of rooms 4.93 3.73 4.04
Average number of vehicles 1.25 0.66 1.19
Median year structure was built 1951 1952 1969
Median year householder moved in 1997 1996 1998
Median rent ($) 350 605 519
Median rent asked for vacant units ($) 338 517 469
Number Pct Pct Pct
Rent includes utilities 539 23.4 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 7,734 51.1 48.7 60.2
Number Number Number
Average number of household members 2.78 2.83 2.71
Average number of rooms 6.65 6.47 6.30
Average number of vehicles 1.70 2.03 1.64
Median year structure was built 1957 1956 1971
Median year householder moved in 1986 1987 1991
Median value ($) 63,300 147,600 111,800
Number Pct Pct Pct
With mortgage or contract to purchase 2,521 32.6 48.8 55.4
With second mortgage, equity loan 388 5.0 10.5 12.7
Number Number Number
Median price asked for vacant housing ($) 46,000 94,700 89,600
Monthly cost, with mortgage ($) 735 1,357 1,088
Monthly cost, without mortgage ($) 278 457 295
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, 2000 Census; ePodunk