Real Estate Market Update for Babylon, NY
Welcome to December's Market Update,. Let’s take a look at residential real-estate activity in your area during the month of December. The number of active listings was up 12% from one year earlier, and down 1% from the previous month. Even so, buyers still enjoyed a greater selection of homes today than they did one year ago. As you can see, the median listing price for the month was just under 460-thousand dollars. Compared to last year, the average number of days units spent on the market before being sold was up 46%. This higher number of days may signal a slowdown in the local inventory-turnover rate. The median sale price was 410-thousand dollars. The number of units sold increased 44% year-over-year, and increased 8% month-over-month. These figures may indicate that buyers have been taking advantage of opportunities in this market. Thanks for watching. We hope you use this information to make smart, informed decisions in your upcoming real-estate transactions. Feel free to contact us for more information or further assistance.
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Map Information for Babylon, NY
Area Information for Babylon, NY
  • Population: 215,477
  • Median Age: 38.57 yr
  • Median Commute Time: 23.07 mins
  • Educational Climate*: 4
  • Sales Tax: 8.625%
  • Population Density: 4,119/sq mi
  • Population Change Since 2000: 1.76%
  • Closest Airport: Long Island Macarthur
  • Closest College: Farmingdale State College
  • Closest Jr. College: Island Drafting And Technical Institute
  • Median Household Income: $79,146
  • Annual Residential Turnover: 10.63%
  • Median Years in Residence: 5.44 yr
  • Median Home Sales Price: $270,000
  • Closest Major Sports Team: New York Islanders
  • Change Avg. Household Income Since 2000: 32%
* Scale from 1-5  ** Index where 100 is the national average
Demographic Data for Babylon, NY
Median Age: 38.57 Married: 34% Number of Households: 71,882 Households with Children: 26,965
    • Occupancy Types
      • 3599 Vacant
      • 8822 Owned
      • 12512 Rented
    • Transportation to Work
      • 43% Drive
      • 47% Public Transportation
      • 8% Walk / Bike / Other
      • 8% Work at Home
    National Index Comparisons:
    (100 National Average)
      • Population By Sex(%)
        • 50% Male
        • 50% Female
      • White/Blue Collar Jobs
        • 50% White Collar
        • 50% Blue Collar
      School Data for Babylon, NY

      School Name Distance Type Grades GreatSchools Rating Parent Rating
      John F Kennedy School 0.6 mi Public K-5 3-5 4
      South Bay School 0.7 mi Public K-5 2-5 3
      The Early Childhood Center 1.3 mi Private PRESCHOOL-PRESCHOOL 0 0
      South Bay Jr Academy Of Sda 1.3 mi Private PRESCHOOL-8 0 5
      West Babylon Senior High School 1.4 mi Public 9-12 3 3
      Babylon Junior Senior High School 1.5 mi Public 7-12 4 3
      Babylon Christian School 1.5 mi Private PRESCHOOL-5 0 5
      Babylon Memorial Grade School 1.6 mi Public 3-6 4 4
      Babylon Elementary School 1.7 mi Public K-2 0 4
      West Babylon Junior High School 2.1 mi Public 6-8 4 4
      Forest Avenue School 2.4 mi Public K-5 2-5 3
      Tooker Avenue School 2.6 mi Public K-5 3-5 4
      Santapogue School 3.0 mi Public K-5 2-5 4
      Marion G Vedder Elementary School 3.1 mi Public K-5 2 4
      William E Deluca Junior Elementary School 3.2 mi Public K-5 3-5 4
      Robert Moses Middle School 3.2 mi Public 6-8 3-5 3
      North Babylon High School 3.2 mi Public 9-12 2-5 3
      Belmont Elementary School 3.3 mi Public K-5 3-5 4
      Woods Road Elementary School 4.1 mi Public K-5 2 4
      Parliament Place School 4.1 mi Public K-5 3 5
      Proximity to listed schools and their school district(s) does not guarantee enrollment eligibility. Please contact a local real estate professional or the local school district(s) for the most current information relating to schools in the area. Sources: and Onboard Informatics © 2014
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        Community information and market data Powered by Onboard Informatics. Copyright ©2014 Onboard Informatics. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed. * Based on a 30-year fixed rate of 4.75% with 20% down. The estimated payment is offered for convenience and is not an offer of credit. Due to market fluctuations, interest rates are subject to change at any time and without notice. Interest rates are also subject to credit and property approval based on secondary market guidelines. The rates shown are based on average rates for our best qualified customers. Your individual rate may vary. Rates may differ for FHA, VA or jumbo loans.