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QUICK STATS: Rental Market A Small One in Hauppauge

Owner-occupied homes by far the norm in town, Census data show.

Despite proximity to a vast industrial park, major roadways, an airport and commercial centers, the rental market in Hauppauge makes up a very small slice of the local real estate, Census data show.

According to the U.S. Census Department American Community Survey Estimates, out of Hauppauge's 7,617 housing units, only 1,109 are rentals, representing about 15 percent of the housing market. The latest ACS estimates are based on data from 2007-2011.

Nationally, rentals make up about 45 percent of the housing stock, according to the Census.

According to the ACS, the majority of the rentals in Hauppauge are occupied by locals identifying themselves as white, renting 761 units. Asian members in the community make up the second largest rental demographic, renting 161 units in town.

See the chart below and let us know in the comments if you'd like to see a larger rental stock in Hauppauge.

TotalOwner occupiedRenter occupied White 6,658 5,897 761 Black or African American 47 25 22 American Indian and Alaska Native 0 0 0 Asian 261 100 161 Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0 0 0 Some Other Race 145 90 55 Two Or More Races 56 0 56 Hispanic or Latino 450 396 54

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2007-2011 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates.

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