Fort Hunter median real estate price is $227,075, which is less expensive than 79.3% of New York neighborhoods and 68.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
The average rental price in Fort Hunter is currently $1,506, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 87.1% of New York neighborhoods.
Fort Hunter is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Amsterdam, New York.
Fort Hunter real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Fort Hunter neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built before 1940.
Home and apartment vacancy rates are 9.7% in Fort Hunter. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 41.1% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.
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 get around.
Would you like to be able to ride your bike to work? If you are attracted to the idea of getting a little exercise of the two-wheeled type while reducing your carbon footprint, bicycling to work might be the answer. But which neighborhood you live in can make this either impossible, or alternatively, a great and realistic option. NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed that the Fort Hunter neighborhood is a fantastic option for bicycle commuters, as 3.3% of commuters here do ride their bikes to and from work on a daily basis. This is a higher amount than we found in 96.2% of the neighborhoods in America.
Unpopulated, and rural, the Fort Hunter neighborhood is one of the least crowded neighborhoods in all of America. If you like open space, no traffic, and lots of room, this neighborhood may be just what you are looking for. According to NeighborhoodScout's leading research, this neighborhood is less densely populated than 90.3% of the neighborhoods in America.
Did you know that the Fort Hunter neighborhood has more Ukrainian and Polish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 5.2% of this neighborhood's residents have Ukrainian ancestry and 12.0% have Polish ancestry.
Fort Hunter is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 15.7% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Polish at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.4% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 Fort Hunter neighborhood in Amsterdam are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 66.5% of the neighborhoods in America. With 15.4% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 60.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.
A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.
In the Fort Hunter neighborhood, 38.1% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 25.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (16.7%), and 16.3% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.
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 Fort Hunter neighborhood is English, spoken by 95.7% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.
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 Fort Hunter neighborhood in Amsterdam, NY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (22.9%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (22.3%), and residents who report Italian roots (19.0%), and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (12.0%), along with some English ancestry residents (6.6%), among others.
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 Fort Hunter neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (27.9% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (83.0%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (9.2%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.