Real Estate Prices and Overview
Meacham Ave / Hempstead Tpke median real estate prices are $365,169, which is more expensive than 54.2% of the neighborhoods
in New York and 84.6% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Meacham Ave / Hempstead Tpke are currently
$1,537, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 83.2%
of the neighborhoods in New York.
Meacham Ave / Hempstead Tpke is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Elmont, New York.
Meacham Ave / Hempstead Tpke real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings.
Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of
the residences in the Meacham Ave / Hempstead Tpke neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.
Home and apartment vacancy rates are 8.5% in
Meacham Ave / Hempstead Tpke. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower
than 54.6% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately
near the middle range for vacancies.
Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics
The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from
its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This
neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as
revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything
from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Meacham Ave / Hempstead Tpke neighborhood has more
Haitian and Jamaican ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 7.3% of
this neighborhood's residents have Haitian ancestry and 6.3% have Jamaican ancestry.
Meacham Ave / Hempstead Tpke is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.3% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Urdu, which is the national language of Pakistan, at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 98.6% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: People
The Meacham Ave / Hempstead Tpke neighborhood stands out within New York
for its college student friendly environment. NeighborhoodScout's analysis
reveals that this neighborhood is home to a number of college students,
is relatively walkable, and above average in safety. In combination, this
makes it stand out for a good place for college students to consider.
Because a number of college students live here, this neighborhood may
be close to a college campus and offer certain amenities nearby geared
towards the student body. While it's not an environment for everyone,
ambitious scholars can enjoy seasonal excitement between semesters and
school breaks, and parents can rest easy knowing that the area has an
above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the
neighborhood is rated among the top 6%
of college-friendly places to live in NY.
The Neighbors: Income
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low
income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a
neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children,
who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities,
the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty,
which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals
both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.
The neighbors in the Meacham Ave / Hempstead Tpke neighborhood in Elmont are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood.
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has
a higher income than 79.5% of the neighborhoods in America.
With 20.4% of the children here below the federal poverty
line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 59.0%
of U.S. neighborhoods.
The Neighbors: Occupations
The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you
are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have
shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations
shape the culture of a place.
In the Meacham Ave / Hempstead Tpke neighborhood, 28.9%
of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is
executive, management, and professional occupations, with 26.3% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations
(22.6%), and 22.2% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry
Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves,
Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily
from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods
home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more
unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households
– and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live
in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents
or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.
In the Meacham Ave / Hempstead Tpke neighborhood in Elmont, NY, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian
(13.2%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (11.2%) , and residents who report South American roots (8.0%) , and some of the residents are also of Haitia ancestry (7.3%) , along with some Jamaican ancestry residents (6.3%), among others. In addition, 41.7% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
The Neighbors: Languages
The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are
tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are
at home with their families.
The most common language spoken in the Meacham Ave / Hempstead Tpke
neighborhood is English, spoken by 44.3% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, South Asian languages, French and Urdu (the national language of Pakistan).
Getting to Work
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your
place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in
just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a
long and arduous commute.
The greatest number of commuters in Meacham Ave / Hempstead Tpke neighborhood spend
between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (32.3% of working
residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S.
Here most residents (63.8%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work.
In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (8.9%) and 8.9% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors for their daily commute. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.