Ballston Spa, NY (Rock City Falls / North Milton)




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About Ballston Spa, NY (Rock City Falls / North Milton)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Rock City Falls / North Milton median real estate price is $67,357, which is less expensive than 95.0% of New York neighborhoods and 95.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Rock City Falls / North Milton is currently $1,014, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 75.1% of New York neighborhoods.

Rock City Falls / North Milton is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Ballston Spa, New York.

Rock City Falls / North Milton real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) mobile homes and single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Rock City Falls / North Milton neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.

Real estate vacancies in Rock City Falls / North Milton are 5.5%, which is lower than one will find in 72.6% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Rock City Falls / North Milton 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 Rock City Falls / North Milton neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

The Rock City Falls / North Milton neighborhood stands out for having the majority of its residential real estate made up of mobile homes. In fact, 53.5% of the occupied real estate here are mobile homes, which is a greater proportion than is found in 99.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. If you like mobile homes, this might be a great neighborhood in which to look for real estate.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Rock City Falls / North Milton neighborhood has more French and Dutch ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 13.3% of this neighborhood's residents have French ancestry and 5.3% have Dutch ancestry.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

The Rock City Falls / North Milton neighborhood stands out nationally for having a greater proportion of its residents active in the military than 97.7% of other U.S. neighborhoods. If you come here, you will notice military people active in their jobs, going to and from work, and in plain clothes out and about the neighborhood.


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 Rock City Falls / North Milton neighborhood in Ballston Spa are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 46.8% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 13.7% 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 55.9% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

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 Rock City Falls / North Milton neighborhood, 36.8% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer 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 29.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (18.0%), and 15.8% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

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 Rock City Falls / North Milton neighborhood in Ballston Spa, NY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (26.4%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (16.0%), and residents who report English roots (14.4%), and some of the residents are also of French ancestry (13.3%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (12.4%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Rock City Falls / North Milton neighborhood is English, spoken by 98.0% of households.

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 Rock City Falls / North Milton neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (37.8% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (87.5%) 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.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Rock City Falls / North Milton 0.101011101001110
Ballston Spa 0.101011101001110
New York State 3.80
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Rock City Falls / North Milton 0.101011101001110
Ballston Spa 0.101011101001110
New York State 41

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 17 Condition Alerts found.

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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This neighborhood is served by 3 districts:

SARATOGA SPRINGS CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT


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District Quality Compared to New York

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to NY Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Caroline Street Elementary School
310 Caroline St
Saratoga Springs, NY, 12866
KG-05
Maple Avenue Middle School
515 Maple Ave
Saratoga Springs, NY, 12866
06-08
Division Street Elementary School
220 Division St
Saratoga Springs, NY, 12866
KG-05
Dorothy Nolan Elementary School
221 Jones Rd
Saratoga Springs, NY, 12866
KG-05
Geyser Road Elementary School
61 Geyser Rd
Saratoga Springs, NY, 12866
KG-05
Lake Avenue Elementary School
126 Lake Ave
Saratoga Springs, NY, 12866
KG-05
Saratoga Springs High School
1 Blue Streak Blvd
Saratoga Springs, NY, 12866
09-12
Greenfield Elementary School
3180 Rt 9 N
Greenfield Center, NY, 12833
KG-05

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BALLSTON SPA CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT


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District Quality Compared to New York

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Better than of NY school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to NY Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Ballston Spa Middle School
210 Ballston Ave
Ballston Spa, NY, 12020
06-08
Ballston Spa Senior High School
220 Ballston Ave
Ballston Spa, NY, 12020
09-12
Malta Avenue Elementary School
70 Malta Ave
Ballston Spa, NY, 12020
KG-05
Milton Terrace North Elementary School
200 Wood Rd
Ballston Spa, NY, 12020
KG-05
Wood Road Elementary School
300 Wood Rd
Ballston Spa, NY, 12020
KG-05
Gordon Creek Elementary School
50 Wood Rd
Ballston Spa, NY, 12020
KG-05

School District Enrollment By Group

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GALWAY CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT


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District Quality Compared to New York

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Better than of NY school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to NY Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Galway Junior/Senior High School
5317 Sacandaga Rd
Galway, NY, 12074
07-12
Joseph Henry Elementary School
5317 Sacandaga Rd
Galway, NY, 12074
KG-06

School District Enrollment By Group

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