About Ballston Spa, NY (Amsterdam Rd / Middleline Rd)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Amsterdam Rd / Middleline Rd median real estate price is $409,289, which is more expensive than 42.9% of the neighborhoods in New York and 73.0% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Amsterdam Rd / Middleline Rd is currently $1,689, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 64.3% of New York neighborhoods.

Amsterdam Rd / Middleline Rd is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Ballston Spa, New York.

Amsterdam Rd / Middleline Rd real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Amsterdam Rd / Middleline Rd neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Real estate vacancies in Amsterdam Rd / Middleline Rd are 6.8%, which is lower than one will find in 61.8% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Amsterdam Rd / Middleline Rd is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.

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 Ballston Spa, the Amsterdam Rd / Middleline Rd neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

With 1.9% of employed workers living in the Amsterdam Rd / Middleline Rd neighborhood active in the military, this neighborhood has the distinction of having a higher proportion of people in the military than 97.2% of American neighborhoods. This is a major shaper of the neighborhood's culture and character.

Notable & Unique: People

If you're planning where to retire, the Amsterdam Rd / Middleline Rd neighborhood in Ballston Spa is a great option to consider. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive retirement dream area analysis, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety ratings compared to other neighborhoods in NY, offers a wide range of housing options, and has already attracted an enviable mix of college educated seniors. This neighborhood ranks as better for retirement living than 88.7% of the neighborhoods in New York. If you are considering retiring to New York, this is a good neighborhood to look at. In addition to being an excellent choice for active retirees, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for families with school-aged children, urban sophisticates and highly educated executives.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Amsterdam Rd / Middleline Rd neighborhood has more Dutch and Irish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.7% of this neighborhood's residents have Dutch ancestry and 24.6% have Irish ancestry.

Amsterdam Rd / Middleline Rd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.9% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Russian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.3% of the neighborhoods in America.


The Neighbors

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 Amsterdam Rd / Middleline Rd neighborhood in Ballston Spa are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 84.1% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 4.3% 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 74.5% 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 Amsterdam Rd / Middleline Rd neighborhood, 56.6% 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 21.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (11.6%), and 10.0% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Amsterdam Rd / Middleline Rd neighborhood is English, spoken by 91.7% of households. Some people also speak Vietnamese (3.0%).

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the Amsterdam Rd / Middleline Rd neighborhood in Ballston Spa, NY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (24.6%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (17.8%), and residents who report German roots (16.6%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (9.9%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (9.8%), among others.

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 Amsterdam Rd / Middleline Rd neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (39.5% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (86.0%) 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 (10.9%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q2 2021. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated August 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Neighborhood Public School Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Due to Covid-19, standardized testing did not take place during the 2019-2020 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2021

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Neighborhood School Quality Rating

Rates the quality of all K-12 public schools that serve this neighborhood. Info

Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to NY* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Ballston Spa Middle School
210 Ballston Ave
Ballston Spa, NY 12020
05-08
Ballston Spa Senior High School
220 Ballston Ave
Ballston Spa, NY 12020
09-12
Richard H O'rourke Middle School
173 Lakehill Rd
Burnt Hills, NY 12027
06-08
Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake Senior High School
88 Lakehill Rd
Burnt Hills, NY 12027
09-12
Charlton Heights Elementary School
170 Stage Rd
Ballston Lake, NY 12019
KG-05
Francis L Stevens Elementary School
25 Lakehill Rd
Ballston Lake, NY 12019
KG-05
Chango Elementary School
Chango Dr
Ballston Lake, NY 12019
KG-05
Gowana Middle School
970 Rt 146
Clifton Park, NY 12065
06-08
Karigon Elementary School
970 Rt 146
Clifton Park, NY 12065
KG-05
Shenendehowa High School
970 Rt 146
Clifton Park, NY 12065
09-12
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Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
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This neighborhood is served by 3 districts:

SHENENDEHOWA CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT


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BALLSTON SPA CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT


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Better than of NY school districts.

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BURNT HILLS-BALLSTON LAKE CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT


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Better than of NY school districts.

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