Real Estate Prices and Overview
South Manor median real estate prices are $346,956, which is more expensive than 51.3% of the neighborhoods
in New York and 83.0% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in South Manor are currently
$1,423, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 77.3%
of the neighborhoods in New York.
South Manor is a suburban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Manorville, New York.
South Manor real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments.
Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of
the residences in the South Manor neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.
Home and apartment vacancy rates are 9.3% in
South Manor. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower
than 50.3% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately
near the middle range for vacancies.
Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics
When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing
is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look
the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for
a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups.
This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.
Notable & Unique: People
Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the
South Manor neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children
living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation
where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the
South Manor community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.
In addition, if you're nearing retirement age, or in retirement, the
South Manor neighborhood is an excellent choice for you to consider
for top-quality retirement living. This neighborhood is rated by
NeighborhoodScout as among the top 7.1% of retiree-friendly
neighborhoods in New York, combining peace and quiet, safety from
crime, and offering diverse housing options from which retirees can
choose. Maybe it's because of these amenities that a large proportion
of the residents here are college educated seniors, mixed with other
age groups. For these and other reasons, NeighborhoodScout identifies
this neighborhood as a top-notch place to consider if you are thinking
of or planning to retire in New York.
In addition to being an excellent choice for active retirees, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the South Manor neighborhood has more
Greek and Italian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 5.1% of
this neighborhood's residents have Greek ancestry and 26.4% have Italian ancestry.
South Manor is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.0% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Greek at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 99.0% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Migration/Stability
The freedom of moving to new places versus the comfort of home. How much
and how often people move not only can create diverse and worldly neighborhoods,
but simultaneously it can produce a loss of intimacy with one's surroundings
and a lack of connectedness to one's neighbors. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive
research has identified this neighborhood as unique with regard to the
transience of its populace.
More residents of the South Manor neighborhood live here
today that also were living in this same neighborhood five years ago
than is found in 96.6% of U.S. neighborhoods. This neighborhood
is really made up of people who know each other, don't move often, and
have lived here in this very neighborhood for quite a while.
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 South Manor neighborhood in Manorville are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood.
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has
a higher income than 80.4% of the neighborhoods in America.
In addition, 0.0% of the children seventeen and under
living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which
is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 99.9%
of America's neighborhoods.
The Neighbors: Occupations
A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel
rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if
most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is
the shear diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits
your lifestyle and aspirations.
In the South Manor neighborhood, 42.6%
of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is
sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 25.7% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations
(18.9%), and 12.7% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry
Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents,
our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior - comes
from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting
and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or
more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives
each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same
city can have drastically different cultures.
In the South Manor neighborhood in Manorville, NY, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Italian
(26.4%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (22.1%) , and residents who report German roots (9.9%) , and some of the residents are also of Greek ancestry (5.1%) , along with some Polish ancestry residents (4.3%), among others.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the South Manor
neighborhood is English, spoken by 91.1% of households.
Getting to Work
How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your
day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially
with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and
means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically
located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set
up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike.
The greatest number of commuters in South Manor neighborhood spend
between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (38.6% of working
residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (92.2%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work.
In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (6.3%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.