Real Estate Prices and Overview
Fairview / Marist College median real estate prices are $203,046, which is more expensive than 33.6% of the neighborhoods
in New York and 61.9% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Fairview / Marist College are currently
$1,224, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 61.8%
of the neighborhoods in New York.
Fairview / Marist College is a suburban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Poughkeepsie, New York.
Fairview / Marist College real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two 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 Fairview / Marist College neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
Home and apartment vacancy rates are 9.3% in
Fairview / Marist College. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower
than 50.1% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately
near the middle range for vacancies.
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 Fairview / Marist College neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: People
NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the Fairview / Marist College
neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled
in college than 99.3% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With
52.9% of the population here attending college, this is very
much a college-focused neighborhood.
In addition, of particular note, 4.4% of the people in the Fairview / Marist College
neighborhood currently reside in a correction facility, held due to
punishment for a crime.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
In the Fairview / Marist College neighborhood, walking to work is a real
option for many. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research reveals
walking to and from work is the chosen way to commute for 28.1%
of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than
we found in 98.7% of American neighborhoods. Get ready
to put on your walking shoes if you move here!
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Fairview / Marist College neighborhood has more
Italian and Irish ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 21.5% of
this neighborhood's residents have Italian ancestry and 16.4% have Irish ancestry.
Fairview / Marist College is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.4% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Italian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 95.6% 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 Fairview / Marist College neighborhood in Poughkeepsie are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood.
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has
a higher income than 67.4% of the neighborhoods in America.
In addition, 2.7% 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 82.7%
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 Fairview / Marist College neighborhood, 33.7%
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 33.0% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations
(23.3%), and 9.9% in manufacturing and laborer 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 Fairview / Marist College neighborhood in Poughkeepsie, NY, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Italian
(21.5%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (16.4%) , and residents who report German roots (6.3%) , and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (4.2%) , along with some Puerto Rican ancestry residents (3.4%), among others.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Fairview / Marist College
neighborhood is English, spoken by 88.5% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (6.0%).
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 Fairview / Marist College neighborhood spend
under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (55.1% of working
residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (62.3%) 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 (28.1%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.