Building Departments in New York

There are 338 Building Departments in New York, serving a population of 19,798,228 people in an area of 47,113 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 58,574 people, and 1 Building Department per 139 square miles.

The state of New York is ranked 30th in Building Departments per capita, and 6th in Building Departments per square mile.

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New York Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find New York Residential Housing Units, Occupied Residential Buildings, Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year, Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics, Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics, and Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics. Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

New York Residential Housing Units
 New YorkUnited States
Total Housing Units8,255,911135,393,564
Occupied Housing Units7,302,710 (88.5%)118,825,921 (87.8%)
New York Occupied Residential Buildings
 New YorkUnited States
Single-Family Detached Homes3,055,775 (41.8%)74,725,744 (62.9%)
Single-Family Attached Homes385,050 (5.3%)7,108,474 (6.0%)
2 Apartments739,829 (10.1%)4,163,223 (3.5%)
3 or 4 Apartments506,127 (6.9%)5,096,643 (4.3%)
5 to 9 Apartments378,718 (5.2%)5,539,054 (4.7%)
10 or More Apartments2,081,859 (28.5%)15,360,749 (12.9%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing155,352 (2.1%)6,832,034 (5.7%)
New York Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 New YorkUnited States
2014 or Later23,821 (0.3%)1,027,503 (0.9%)
2010 to 201396,469 (1.3%)2,888,604 (2.4%)
2000 to 2009458,614 (6.3%)17,290,715 (14.6%)
1980 to 1999993,786 (13.6%)32,923,618 (27.7%)
1960 to 19791,670,436 (22.9%)31,190,223 (26.2%)
1940 to 19591,749,528 (24.0%)18,692,139 (15.7%)
1939 or Earlier2,310,056 (31.6%)14,813,119 (12.5%)
New York Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 New YorkUnited States
1 Room264,422 (3.6%)2,205,033 (1.9%)
2 or 3 Rooms1,342,444 (18.4%)12,973,069 (10.9%)
4 or 5 Rooms2,544,845 (34.8%)41,694,651 (35.1%)
6 or 7 Rooms1,864,034 (25.5%)36,818,298 (31.0%)
8 or More Rooms1,286,965 (17.6%)25,134,870 (21.2%)
New York Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 New YorkUnited States
No Bedroom307,945 (4.2%)2,479,583 (2.1%)
1 Bedroom1,380,257 (18.9%)12,375,686 (10.4%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms4,280,372 (58.6%)77,772,411 (65.5%)
4 or More Bedrooms1,334,136 (18.3%)26,198,241 (22.0%)
New York Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 New YorkUnited States
With Complete Plumbing Facilities7,273,455 (99.6%)118,355,147 (99.6%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities7,245,848 (99.2%)117,845,683 (99.2%)