Real Estate Prices and Overview
N Hamilton St / Parker Ave median real estate prices are $158,577, which is less expensive than 72.0% of New York neighborhoods
and 50.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Average rental prices in N Hamilton St / Parker Ave are currently
$865, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 68.7% of New York neighborhoods.
N Hamilton St / Parker Ave is an urban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Poughkeepsie, New York.
N Hamilton St / Parker Ave real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) small apartment buildings and single-family homes.
Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of
the residences in the N Hamilton St / Parker Ave neighborhood are relatively historic, built no later than 1939, and in some cases, quite a bit earlier. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
N Hamilton St / Parker Ave has a 17.4% vacancy rate, which is
well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than
79.7% of American neighborhoods). This could either
signal that there is weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood,
or that much of the housing stock is seasonally occupied,
which can occur in some markets dominated by colleges or vacation homes.
Either way, if you live here year round, you will find many of the homes
or apartments are empty for all or a portion of the year.
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 N Hamilton St / Parker Ave neighborhood has more
Jamaican ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 7.5% of
this neighborhood's residents have Jamaican ancestry.
Notable & Unique: People
Of particular note, 9.8% of the people in the N Hamilton St / Parker Ave
neighborhood currently reside in a correction facility, held due to
punishment for a crime.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
There are more people living in the N Hamilton St / Parker Ave neighborhood
employed as sales and service workers (53.7%) than almost any neighborhood
in the country. From fast-food service workers to major sales accounts,
sales and service workers make up the largest proportion of our national
employment picture. But despite that size and importance nationally, this
neighborhood still stands out as unique due to the dominance of people
living here who work in such occupations.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
In the N Hamilton St / Parker Ave 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 13.3%
of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than
we found in 95.6% of American neighborhoods. Get ready
to put on your walking shoes if you move here!
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, corner bodegas, stores on the first floor and apartments above, former grand Victorian residences converted into apartments, three-deckers built shoulder-to-shoulder, duplexes. Such building types define the real estate of neighborhoods dominated by small 2, 3, and 4 unit apartment buildings. Many are in older core neighborhoods of Eastern and Midwestern cities, or historic town centers in their hinterlands. If you wax romantic about the look and feel of such neighborhoods, with fresh pizza, falafel and an independent florist at the corner, then you might find the N Hamilton St / Parker Ave neighborhood worth a close look. This neighborhood is an absolutely outstanding example of the dominance of small 2, 3, and 4 unit apartment buildings compared to neighborhoods across the nation, as they make up a substantial portion of this neighborhood's real estate stock. In fact, no less than 48.8% of the real estate here is made up of such dwellings, which is higher than 97.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
The Neighbors: Income
There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a
neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood
may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand
the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the
federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with
a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than
another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the
conditions and character of a neighborhood.
The neighbors in the N Hamilton St / Parker Ave neighborhood in Poughkeepsie are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood.
NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower
than 83.5% of U.S. neighborhoods.
With 36.9% of the children here below the federal poverty
line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 81.0%
of U.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 N Hamilton St / Parker Ave neighborhood, 46.3%
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 25.1% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations
(18.3%), and 10.3% 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 N Hamilton St / Parker Ave neighborhood in Poughkeepsie, NY, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Italian
(12.2%). There are also a number of people of Mexican ancestry (9.6%) , and residents who report Jamaican roots (7.5%) , and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (5.5%) , along with some Puerto Rican ancestry residents (5.2%), among others. In addition, 14.9% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the N Hamilton St / Parker Ave
neighborhood is English, spoken by 79.7% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (18.1%).
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 N Hamilton St / Parker Ave neighborhood spend
between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (46.2% of working
residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (66.6%) 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 (13.3%) and 12.3% of residents also ride the bus 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.