East Setauket, NY


Highest Appreciating East Setauket Neighborhoods Since 2000

East Setauket, 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

East Setauket Housing Market Information

With a population of 15,134, 1,393 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $488,320, East Setauket house prices are not only among the most expensive in New York, East Setauket real estate also is some of the most expensive in all of America.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in East Setauket, accounting for 83.84% of the town's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in East Setauket include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 8.14%), row houses and other attached homes ( 6.28%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 1.61%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in East Setauket. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 92.55% of East Setauket's homes, and 70.49% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

At the end of World War II, American soldiers returned home triumphant and, with the help of the GI Bill, built homes by the millions on the edges of America's cities. These homes were predominantly capes and ranches, modest in size, but built to house a growing middle-class as the 20th century became the American century. East Setauket's housing was primarily built during this period, from the '40s through the '60s. A full 46.05% of the town's housing hails from this era. Other housing ages represented in East Setauket include homes built between 1970-1999 ( 39.54%) and housing constructed before 1939 ( 9.85%). There's also some housing in East Setauket built between 2000 and later ( 4.57%).

East Setauket Home Appreciation Rates

East Setauket's appreciation rate notably has been below the national average for the last ten years. The average annual home appreciation rate in East Setauket during the period has been just -1.68%, which is lower than 80% of US communities.

Over the last year, East Setauket appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, East Setauket's appreciation rate has been 2.70%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in East Setauket were at 0.66%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 2.68%.

Relative to New York, our data show that East Setauket's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 50% of the other cities and towns in New York.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:

East Setauket, NY HOME PRICES

Value Range
> $1,053,000 7.7
$789,001 - $1,053,000 9.4
$526,001 - $789,000 26.8
$421,001 - $526,000 24.2
$316,001 - $421,000 19.7
$211,001 - $316,000 4.7
$105,001 - $211,000 3.3
$52,001 - $105,000 2.2
$0 - $52,000 1.8

Very High for NY
Very High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
6.22289933200516 17.9573512906846

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

East Setauket 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
49.33% 2.35% 4 6
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$2,657 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 92.55
Renters 7.45
Vacant 6.85

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF East Setauket HOMES
2000 or Newer 4.6
1970 - 1999 39.5
1940 - 1969 46.1
1939 or Older 9.8

Types of Homes

TYPE OF East Setauket HOMES
Single-Family 83.8
Townhomes 6.3
Small Apt. Buildings 1.6
Apt. Complexes 8.1
Mobile Homes 0.1
Other 0.0

Home Size

SIZE OF East Setauket HOMES
No Bedroom 0.22
1 Bedroom 5.36
2 Bedrooms 9.68
3 Bedrooms 35.68
4 Bedrooms 34.81
5 or more bedrooms 14.25