Popular real estate near Staten Island, NY (Richmond Ter / John St)
Port Richmond Avenue & Grove Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10302 is found within the neighborhood we call:
The Richmond Ter / John St neighborhood of Staten Island.
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Richmond Ter / John St median real estate prices are $310,368, which is more expensive than 45.6% of the neighborhoods in New York and 79.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Richmond Ter / John St are currently $987, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 41.4% of New York neighborhoods.
Richmond Ter / John St is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Staten Island, New York. This is a coastal neighborhood (i.e., is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet).
Richmond Ter / John St 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 occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Richmond Ter / John St 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 Richmond Ter / John St. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 20.8%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 86.1% 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 Richmond Ter / John St neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.Notable & Unique: Real Estate
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 Richmond Ter / John St neighborhood is one of the most walkable neighborhoods in America. Do you like a coastal setting? If so, this neighborhood may be to your liking. The Richmond Ter / John St neighborhood is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet. Often such coastal places have amenities and recreational activities on the waterfront that are attractive to residents and visitors alike. In addition to being coastal, Richmond Ter / John St is a very nautical neighborhood, meaning that it is somewhat historic, walkable, densely populated and on the water. This gives the neighborhood a very nautical feel, with some seaside and shipping feel, which some may really enjoy the sights and sounds of.
In addition, three-deckers, duplexes, old Victorian homes cut up into apartments. Independent stores on the corner selling pizza. These are some of the hallmarks of neighborhoods with lots of small 2, 3, and 4 unit apartment buildings. The Richmond Ter / John St neighborhood really stands out in this regard, however, as it is dominated by such small apartment buildings more than nearly any other neighborhood in America. This is a stunning visual and lifestyle example of this type of neighborhood. In fact, 46.2% of the real estate here are small 2, 3, or 4 unit apartment buildings, which is a higher proportion than found in 97.4% of America's neighborhoods.
Furthermore, if you find historic homes and neighborhoods attractive, you love the details, the history, and the charm, then you are sure to be interested in this neighborhood. With 59.6% of the residential real estate in the Richmond Ter / John St neighborhood built no later than 1939, and some built considerably earlier, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of historic residences than 95.0% of all neighborhoods in America. In this regard, this neighborhood truly stands out as special.Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
More people ride the bus in this neighborhood each day to get to work than 99.4% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Also, if your dream is to be able to ride your bike to work each day, look no further than this unique neighborhood. With 3.1% of residents in the Richmond Ter / John St neighborhood commuting on a bicycle to and from work daily, this neighborhood has more bicycle commuters than 95.2% of all neighborhoods in the U.S., according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Richmond Ter / John St neighborhood has more Arab and Puerto Rican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Arab ancestry and 13.6% have Puerto Rican ancestry.
Richmond Ter / John St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.2% 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 96.9% of the neighborhoods in America.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 Richmond Ter / John St 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 Richmond Ter / John St neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having, on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America. 11.2% 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 97.9% 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 Richmond Ter / John St neighborhood buck this trend. 26.5% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in 96.1% 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 Richmond Ter / John St neighborhood in Staten Island are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 73.4% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 33.9% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 80.2% 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 Richmond Ter / John St neighborhood, 32.0% 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 manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 24.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (21.9%), and 21.2% in executive, management, and professional 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 Richmond Ter / John St neighborhood in Staten Island, NY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (30.0%). There are also a number of people of Puerto Rican ancestry (13.6%) , and residents who report Italian roots (4.6%) , and some of the residents are also of Sub-Saharan African ancestry (4.2%) , along with some Arab ancestry residents (3.8%), among others. In addition, 29.6% 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 Richmond Ter / John St neighborhood is English, spoken by 53.1% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.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 Richmond Ter / John St neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (28.8% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.
Here most residents (38.4%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also ride the bus to get to work (35.2%) and 8.8% of residents also hop out the door and walk to work 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.
|MEDIAN HOUSE VALUE||$310,368|
HOUSE VALUE RANGE
|RENTAL PRICE||Medium cost relative to NY, high cost relative to the nation|
|NEIGHBORHOOD LOOK, FEEL, & CHARACTER||DETAILS|
|THE SETTING||Urban (based on population density) , coastal|
|TYPE OF HOMES / DWELLINGS||Mostly Small apartment buildings, some Single-family homes, some Rowhouses & attached homes and a few Complexes/high rise apartments|
|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 Established but not old (Built 1970 – 1999) and some Newer Homes (Built 2000 or later)|
|HOMEOWNERSHIP||Mixed owners & renters|
|SPECIAL CHARACTER||Mostly Nautical, 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) and some Seniors (people 65 and over)|
|EDUCATION LEVEL||Rating: 2 (5 is average for the U.S., 10 is most educated)|
|INCOME||Lower middle income (somewhat below average income for America)|
|OCCUPATIONS||Mostly Sales & Service workers, some Manufacturing & Laborers, some Clerical, assistants & technical support, some Executive, managerial & professional and some Government employees|
|ETHNICITY / ANCESTRY||Mostly Hispanic, some Mexican, some Black, some Puerto Rican, some White (non-Hispanic), some Italian ancestry, some Arabian, some Irish ancestry and some East Asian|
|LANGUAGES||Mostly English speaking and some Spanish speaking|
|SCHOOLS IN THIS NEIGHBORHOOD *||GRADES|
PS 20 PORT RICHMOND
161 PARK AVE, STATEN ISLAND, NY 10302
NEW WORLD PREPARATORY CHARTER SCHOOL
26 SHAPE AVE, STATEN ISLAND, NY 10302
* 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 (%)||11.4|
|CHILDREN IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD LIVING IN POVERTY (%)||33.9|
|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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National Median 3.9
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in Staten Island 1 in 522
in New York 1 in 251
National Median 29.1
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in Staten Island 1 in 111
in New York 1 in 52
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