Cemetery burial plot cost in New York: cheapest & most expensive options

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The average burial plot cost in New York is $5,880. This is based on an analysis of 413 cemeteries within the state, where we’ve seen costs go as high as $23,714 and as low as $390. Purchasing a burial plot in New York state is 64% more expensive than doing so in the rest of the US.

Depending on the type of burial plot you purchase, how many, and in what zip code, these prices may vary significantly from the average.

When making arrangements, we recommend contacting at least a few cemeteries to get a price that is right for your family.

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Cities with the most affordable cemetery burial plot costs in New York

CityAverage burial plot costDifference from State Average
North Tonawanda, NY$390-93%
Bloomfield, NY$395-93%
Whitesboro, NY$550-91%
Suffern, NY$800-86%
Staten Island, NY$995-83%
Pittsford, NY$1,208-79%
Buffalo, NY$1,325-77%
Pitts Ford, NY$1,350-77%
Totowa, NY$1,500-74%
Amherst, NY$1,550-74%

Cities with the most expensive cemetery burial plot costs in New York

CityAverage burial plot costDifference from State Average
Hartsdale, NY$23,714303%
Babylon, NY$18,975223%
Bronx, NY$13,413128%
Lindenhurst, NY$13,333127%
Valhalla, NY$12,749117%
Middle Village, NY$12,600114%
Flushing, NY$11,786100%
East Elmhurst, NY$10,50079%
Poughkeepsie, NY$10,50079%
East Farmingdale, NY$10,00070%

New York: Average cemetery burial plot cost by city

CityAverage burial plot costDifference from State Average
Albany, NY$2,877-51%
Amherst, NY$1,550-74%
Babylon, NY$18,975223%
Bloomfield, NY$395-93%
Bronx, NY$13,413128%
Brooklyn, NY$9,45061%
Buffalo, NY$1,325-77%
East Elmhurst, NY$10,50079%
East Farmingdale, NY$10,00070%
Elmhurst, NY$10,00070%
Elmont, NY$5,9090%
Farmingdale LI, NY$7,50028%
Farmingdale, NY$7,48027%
Farmington, NY$2,950-50%
Flushing, NY$11,786100%
Glendale, NY$3,488-41%
Hartsdale, NY$23,714303%
Hastings On Hudson, NY$5,000-15%
HicksVille, NY$7,50028%
Kenmore, NY$2,633-55%
kew gardens, NY$5,489-7%
Kingston, NY$3,900-34%
Lindenhurst, NY$13,333127%
Middle Village, NY$12,600114%
Mount Sinai, NY$6,3508%
Mt Sinai, NY$3,027-49%
New York, NY$4,200-29%
North Tonawanda, NY$1,813-69%
North Tonawanda, NY$390-93%
Pinelawn, NY$5,313-10%
Pitts Ford, NY$1,350-77%
Pittsford, NY$1,208-79%
Poughkeepsie, NY$10,50079%
Putnam Valley, NY$5,168-12%
Ridgewood Queens, NY$5,195-12%
Ridgewood, NY$8,12538%
Rye, NY$5,000-15%
Staten Island, NY$3,005-49%
Staten Island, NY$995-83%
Suffern, NY$800-86%
Suffolk County, NY$2,900-51%
Tonawanda, NY$1,717-71%
Totowa, NY$1,500-74%
Valhalla, NY$12,749117%
Vestal, NY$3,278-44%
W Babylon, NY$3,500-40%
West Babylon, NY$5,231-11%
Whitesboro, NY$550-91%
Woodside, NY$2,500-57%

New York: VA national and state cemeteries with free burial plots

If you are a veteran, service member or eligible family member you may be eligible for a free burial at a national VA cemetery. There are 7 such cemeteries in New York. Keep in mind these are not guaranteed to have any open spots. Please see below for contact information as well as burial plot availability. State VA cemeteries have similar free burial options as well, though these come with residency requirements. Contact your local VA office to learn more.

CemeteryOpen plots?AddressPhone
Bath National CemeteryOpenSan Juan Avenue Bath, NY 14810Phone: 607-664-4853
Calverton National CemeteryOpen210 Princeton Boulevard Calverton, NY 11933Phone: 631-727-5410
Cypress Hills National CemeteryClosed625 Jamaica Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11208Phone: 631-454-4949
Gerald B. H. Solomon Saratoga National CemeteryOpen200 Duell Road Schuylerville, NY 12871Phone: 518-581-9128
Long Island National CemeteryCremation Only2040 Wellwood Avenue Farmingdale, NY 11735Phone: 631-454-4949
Woodlawn National CemeteryCremation Only1825 Davis Street Elmira, NY 14901Phone: 607-732-5411
Albany Rural Cemetery Soldiers’ LotClosedCemetery Avenue Albany, NY 12204Phone: 518-581-9128