Found within zip codes: 10301
Popular real estate near Staten Island, NY (Saint George)
Saint George median real estate prices are $415,619, which is more expensive than 65.8% of the neighborhoods in New York and 88.6% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Saint George are currently $996, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 40.5% of New York neighborhoods.
Saint George is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Staten Island, New York.
Saint George 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 Saint George 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.
Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Saint George. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 18.9%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 83.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods. This can sometimes be the case in neighborhoods dominated by seasonal homes (such as vacation areas), and occasionally it is also found in neighborhoods that are primarily filled with college students, as some apartments could be vacant when school is not in session. But often neighborhoods with vacancy rates this high are places that can be plagued by a protracted vacancy problem. If you live here, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.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 Staten Island, the Saint George neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
More people ride the bus in this neighborhood each day to get to work than 99.0% of U.S. neighborhoods.Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Saint George neighborhood has more Haitian and Puerto Rican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Haitian ancestry and 15.2% have Puerto Rican ancestry.
Saint George is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 5.7% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Chinese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 96.7% of the neighborhoods in America.Notable & Unique: Real Estate
If you like crowded places, then you will probably enjoy the Saint George neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive data analysis, this neighborhood is more densely populated than 96.0% of neighborhoods in the U.S., with 23,590 people per square mile living here. Being a walkable neighborhood can help increase property values for the simple reason that people enjoy it and value it. To put it plainly, despite our love affair with the automobile, American's enjoy taking to the streets, sidewalks, paths, and courtyards of a place to get a coffee, relax, and take in the sights and sounds. And, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive and first quantitative walkable score index, the Saint George neighborhood is one of the most walkable neighborhoods in America.
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 Saint George 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 47.1% of the real estate here is made up of such dwellings, which is higher than 97.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods.Notable & Unique: People
One of the really interesting characteristics about the Saint George neighborhood is that, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research, it is an excellent choice in which to reside for college students. Due to its popularity among college students who already choose to live here, its walkability, and its above average safety from crime, the neighborhood is ideal for prospective or already-enrolled college students. Between semesters and during school breaks, you'll notice that the excitement here fluctuates with the college seasons. Despite the excitement however, parents of college-age children can rest easy knowing that this neighborhood has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 2.6% of college-friendly places to live in the state of New York. In addition to being an excellent choice for college students, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives.
In addition, neighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the Saint George neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled in college than 95.6% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With 12.7% of the population here attending college, this is very much a college-focused neighborhood.Notable & Unique: Length of Commute
Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute is an important factor for one's quality of life. The Saint George neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis. Long commutes can be brutal. They take time, money, and energy, leaving less of you for yourself and your family. The residents of the Saint George neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having, on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America. 9.0% of commuters here travel more than one hour just one-way to work. That is more than two hours per day. This percentage with two-hour + round-trip commutes is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 96.3% of all neighborhoods in America.Notable & Unique: Car Ownership
American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or three. But households in the Saint George neighborhood buck this trend. 23.6% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in 95.4% of U.S. neighborhoods.The Neighbors 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 Saint George neighborhood in Staten Island are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 83.0% of the neighborhoods in America. With 29.8% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 75.6% 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 Saint George neighborhood, 40.0% 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 32.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (15.2%), and 12.1% in manufacturing and laborer 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 Saint George neighborhood in Staten Island, NY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Puerto Rican (15.2%). There are also a number of people of Mexican ancestry (5.4%) , and residents who report Asian roots (4.8%) , and some of the residents are also of Swedish ancestry (4.4%) , along with some Haitia ancestry residents (4.3%), among others. In addition, 32.1% 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 Saint George neighborhood is English, spoken by 60.5% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Chinese and French.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 Saint George neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (30.9% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.
Here most residents (30.9%) ride the bus to get to work. In addition, quite a number also drive alone in a private automobile to get to work (29.5%) and 6.3% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors for their daily commute. The bus provides a valuable service in the Saint George neighborhood of Staten Island by getting a lot of residents to and from work daily, reducing the costs of commuting and reducing some congestion on the roads as well.
|MEDIAN HOUSE VALUE||$415,619|
HOUSE VALUE RANGE
|RENTAL PRICE||Medium cost relative to NY, high cost relative to the nation|
|NEIGHBORHOOD LOOK, FEEL, & CHARACTER||DETAILS|
|THE SETTING||Densely urban (based on population density)|
|TYPE OF HOMES / DWELLINGS||Mostly Small apartment buildings, some Single-family homes, some Complexes/high rise apartments and a few Rowhouses & attached homes|
|SIZE OF HOMES / DWELLINGS||Mostly Small dwellings (1, 2, or no bedrooms), some Medium-sized dwellings (3 or 4 bedrooms) and a few Large dwellings (4 or 5 bedrooms)|
|AGE OF HOMES / DWELLINGS||Mostly Historic homes (Built 1939 or earlier), some Well established older homes (Built 1940 - 1969), some Newer Homes (Built 2000 or later) and some Established but not old (Built 1970 – 1999)|
|SPECIAL CHARACTER||Mostly Walkable, Hip & Trendy and Urban Sophisticates|
|AGE & LIFESTYLE||Mostly Young singles-upwardly mobile (young, educated, professionally employed, and single), some Mixed ages, some Families with children (family households with school-aged children), some College students (people currently attending college) and some Seniors (people 65 and over)|
|EDUCATION LEVEL||Rating: 8 (5 is average for the U.S., 10 is most educated)|
|INCOME||Upper middle income (well-above average income for America)|
|OCCUPATIONS||Mostly Executive, managerial & professional, some Sales & Service workers, some Clerical, assistants & technical support, some Manufacturing & Laborers and some Government employees|
|ETHNICITY / ANCESTRY||Mostly Black, some Hispanic, some White (non-Hispanic), some Puerto Rican, some Mexican, some East Asian, some Italian ancestry and some Irish ancestry|
|LANGUAGES||Mostly English speaking, some Spanish speaking and some French speaking|
|SCHOOLS IN THIS NEIGHBORHOOD *||GRADES|
PS 31 WILLIAM T DAVIS
55 LAYTON AVE, STATEN ISLAND, NY 10301
RALPH R MCKEE CAREER AND TECHNICAL HIGH SCHOOL
290 ST MARKS PLACE, STATEN ISLAND, NY 10301
* Depending on where you live in this neighborhood, your children may attend these schools or other schools outside the neighborhood. Always check with your local school department to determine which schools your children may attend based on your specific address and your child's grade-level.
This neighborhood is served by one 1 district.
59,352 Students enrolled in District
READING & MATH
|ETHNIC/RACIAL GROUPS||THIS DISTRICT||THIS STATE|
|WHITE (NON-HISPANIC) (%)||52.7||49.2|
|ASIAN OR PACIFIC ISLANDER (%)||8.3||8.3|
|AMERICAN INDIAN OR NATIVE OF ALASKA (%)||0.4||0.5|
|ECONOMIC GROUPS||THIS DISTRICT||THIS STATE|
|ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED (%)||52.7||48.1|
|FOR THIS DISTRICT||PER STUDENT||TOTAL||% OF TOTAL|
|NEIGHBORHOOD EDUCATIONAL ENVIRONMENT|
|ADULTS IN NEIGHBORHOOD WITH COLLEGE DEGREE OR HIGHER (%)||36.7|
|CHILDREN IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD LIVING IN POVERTY (%)||29.8|
|PERIOD||TOTAL APPRECIATION||AVG. ANNUAL RATE||COMPARED TO NY*||COMPARED TO AMERICA*|
|LAST 10 YEARS|
|LAST 5 YEARS|
|LAST 2 YEARS|
|LAST 12 MONTHS|
|* 10 is highest|
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