Greenlawn, NY


Highest Appreciating Greenlawn Neighborhoods Since 2000

Greenlawn, 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

Greenlawn Housing Market Information

With a population of 13,841, 4,578 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $517,475, Greenlawn house prices are not only among the most expensive in New York, Greenlawn 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 Greenlawn, accounting for 83.99% of the town's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Greenlawn include duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 8.64%), large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 5.62%), and a few row houses and other attached homes ( 1.74%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Greenlawn. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 77.81% of Greenlawn's homes, and 67.25% 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. Greenlawn's housing was primarily built during this period, from the '40s through the '60s. A full 68.36% of the town's housing hails from this era. Other housing ages represented in Greenlawn include homes built between 1970-1999 ( 20.21%) and housing constructed before 1939 ( 8.54%). There's also some housing in Greenlawn built between 2000 and later ( 2.89%).

Greenlawn Home Appreciation Rates

Greenlawn's appreciation rate notably has been below the national average for the last ten years. The average annual home appreciation rate in Greenlawn during the period has been just -1.01%, which is lower than 70% of US communities.

Over the last year, Greenlawn appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Greenlawn's appreciation rate has been 1.69%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Greenlawn were at 0.66%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 2.68%.

Relative to New York, our data show that Greenlawn's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 60% of the other cities and towns in New York.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,081,000 2.2
$811,001 - $1,081,000 4.3
$540,001 - $811,000 26.7
$432,001 - $540,000 27.1
$324,001 - $432,000 27.2
$216,001 - $324,000 5.4
$108,001 - $216,000 1.7
$54,001 - $108,000 2.3
$0 - $54,000 3.0

Very High for NY
Very High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
5.47872963787648 15.6004489337823

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Greenlawn 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
60.80% 2.79% 6 7
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,963 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 77.81
Renters 22.19
Vacant 6.05

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF Greenlawn HOMES
2000 or Newer 2.9
1970 - 1999 20.2
1940 - 1969 68.4
1939 or Older 8.5

Types of Homes

Single-Family 84.0
Townhomes 1.7
Small Apt. Buildings 8.6
Apt. Complexes 5.6
Mobile Homes 0.0
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 1.97
1 Bedroom 12.23
2 Bedrooms 7.41
3 Bedrooms 39.89
4 Bedrooms 27.35
5 or more bedrooms 11.14