Seaford, NY


Highest Appreciating Seaford Neighborhoods Since 2000

Seaford, 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

Seaford Housing Market Information

With 15,507 people, 5,188 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $488,607, Seaford house prices are not only among the most expensive in New York, Seaford 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 Seaford, accounting for 91.98% of the town's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Seaford include duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 5.76%), row houses and other attached homes ( 1.40%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Seaford. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 87.57% of Seaford's homes, and 79.20% 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. Seaford's housing was primarily built during this period, from the '40s through the '60s. A full 62.76% of the town's housing hails from this era. Other housing ages represented in Seaford include homes built between 1970-1999 ( 16.95%) and housing constructed before 1939 ( 15.36%). There's also some housing in Seaford built between 2000 and later ( 4.94%).

Seaford Home Appreciation Rates

Seaford's appreciation rate notably has been below the national average for the last ten years. The average annual home appreciation rate in Seaford during the period has been just -0.92%, which is lower than 70% of US communities.

Over the last year, Seaford appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Seaford's appreciation rate has been 2.96%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Seaford were at 0.66%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 2.68%.

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

One very important thing to keep in mind is that these are average appreciation rates for the town. Individual neighborhoods within Seaford differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Seaford - or in any city or town - that have the best track record of real estate appreciation, by the latest quarter, the last year, 2 years, 5 years, 10 years, or even since 2000, to assist you in making the best Seaford real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,108,000 0.4
$831,001 - $1,108,000 3.4
$554,001 - $831,000 21.8
$443,001 - $554,000 34.0
$332,001 - $443,000 32.1
$222,001 - $332,000 3.9
$111,001 - $222,000 1.7
$55,001 - $111,000 0.3
$0 - $55,000 2.5

Very High for NY
Very High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
6.19946091644205 17.7328843995511

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Seaford 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
54.62% 2.56% 5 7
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$2,599 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 87.57
Renters 12.43
Vacant 2.96

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 4.9
1970 - 1999 16.9
1940 - 1969 62.8
1939 or Older 15.4

Types of Homes

Single-Family 92.0
Townhomes 1.4
Small Apt. Buildings 5.8
Apt. Complexes 0.9
Mobile Homes 0.0
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 1.05
1 Bedroom 3.09
2 Bedrooms 9.00
3 Bedrooms 48.84
4 Bedrooms 30.36
5 or more bedrooms 7.67