Clay, NY


Highest Appreciating Clay Neighborhoods Since 2000

Clay, NY Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Housing Finance Agency.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

Clay Housing Market Information

With a population of 11,133, 1,665 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $144,234, Clay real estate and house prices are near the national average for all cities and towns.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Clay, accounting for 88.18% of the town's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Clay include row houses and other attached homes ( 4.77%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 4.12%), and a few large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 2.04%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Clay. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 89.33% of Clay's homes, and 82.97% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

There is a lot of housing in Clay built from 1970 to 1999 so parts of town may have that "Brady Bunch" look of homes popular in the '70s and early '80s, although some of these houses were built up through the early '90s as well. There is also a lot of housing in Clay built between 2000 and later ( 22.47%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 1940-1969 ( 16.26%). There's also some housing in Clay built before 1939 ( 8.73%).

Clay Home Appreciation Rates

Appreciation rates for homes in Clay have been tracking above average for the last ten years, according to NeighborhoodScout data. The cumulative appreciation rate over the ten years has been 4.29%, which ranks in the top 50% nationwide. This equates to an annual average Clay house appreciation rate of 0.42%.

Over the last year, Clay appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Clay's appreciation rate has been 0.18%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Clay were at -1.68%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of -6.55%.

Notably, Clay's appreciation rate in the latest quarter is one of the lowest in America.

Relative to New York, our data show that Clay's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 80% of the other cities and towns in New York.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,027,000 0.6
$770,001 - $1,027,000 0.0
$513,001 - $770,000 1.4
$411,001 - $513,000 1.5
$308,001 - $411,000 2.8
$205,001 - $308,000 17.7
$103,001 - $205,000 58.6
$52,001 - $103,000 15.0
$0 - $52,000 2.3

Low for NY
Average for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
52.6426813547404 61.952861952862

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Clay Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2016 Q4 - 2017 Q1
Last 12 Months:
2016 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 2 Years:
2015 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 5 Years:
2012 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 10 Years:
2007 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2017 Q1
51.10% 2.42% 4 6
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,357 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 89.33
Renters 10.67
Vacant 5.25

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 22.5
1970 - 1999 52.5
1940 - 1969 16.3
1939 or Older 8.7

Types of Homes

Single-Family 88.2
Townhomes 4.8
Small Apt. Buildings 4.1
Apt. Complexes 2.0
Mobile Homes 0.9
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 0.00
1 Bedroom 1.39
2 Bedrooms 13.12
3 Bedrooms 52.35
4 Bedrooms 30.61
5 or more bedrooms 2.52