Real Estate Prices and Overview
Arlington median real estate prices are $204,857, which is more expensive than 34.1% of the neighborhoods
in New York and 62.2% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Arlington are currently
$1,090, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 52.9% of New York neighborhoods.
Arlington is a suburban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Poughkeepsie, New York.
Arlington 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 occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of
the residences in the Arlington neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
Real estate vacancies in Arlington are 7.1%,
which is lower than one will find in 62.8% of American
neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Arlington
is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either
price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.
Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics
Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice
is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one
might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether
shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Poughkeepsie,
the Arlington neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Arlington neighborhood has more
Arab and Czechoslovakian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 7.0% of
this neighborhood's residents have Arab ancestry and 0.7% have Czechoslovakian ancestry.
Arlington is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 5.9% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Arabic at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 99.5% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 Arlington neighborhood in Poughkeepsie are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood.
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has
a higher income than 56.4% of the neighborhoods in America.
In addition, 8.4% 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 66.7%
of America's neighborhoods.
The Neighbors: Occupations
What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has
a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about
the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.
In the Arlington neighborhood, 38.9%
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 26.5% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations
(18.0%), and 16.7% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry
Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities
and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods
with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries
will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun
to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly,
why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.
In the Arlington neighborhood in Poughkeepsie, NY, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Italian
(17.1%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (9.9%) , and residents who report German roots (7.8%) , and some of the residents are also of Arab ancestry (7.0%) , along with some Puerto Rican ancestry residents (5.4%), among others. In addition, 20.1% 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 Arlington
neighborhood is English, spoken by 78.2% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Arabic and Chinese.
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 Arlington neighborhood spend
between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (34.0% of working
residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (76.5%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work.
In addition, quite a number also hop out the door and walk to work to get to work (10.9%) and 8.8% 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.