Despite it's sprawling neighborhoods, influx of coporate retail chains and nearness to major roadways and parks, the rental market in Commack 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 Commack's 11,947 housing units, only 811 are rentals, representing just above 6 percent of the total housing market. The latest ACS estimates are based on data from 2007-2011 and do not include numbers for "illegal" apartments and rentals.
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 Commack are occupied by locals identifying themselves as white, renting 647 units. Asian members in the community make up the second largest rental demographic, renting 92 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 Commack.TotalOwner occupiedRenter occupied White 10,893 10,246 647 Black or African American 36 36 0 American Indian and Alaska Native 0 0 0 Asian 502 410 92 Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0 0 0 Some Other Race 56 56 0 Two Or More Races 53 21 32 Hispanic or Latino 407 367 40
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2007-2011 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates.