Bellerose is a very small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 1,201 people and just one neighborhood, Bellerose is the 698th largest community in New York. Bellerose has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.
Real Estate Prices
Bellerose home prices are not only among the most expensive in New York, but Bellerose real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Bellerose is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 90.63% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Bellerose is a village of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Bellerose who work in teaching (14.53%), office and administrative support (14.15%) and management occupations (13.77%).
Of important note, Bellerose is also a village of artists. Bellerose has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Bellerose’s character.
Also of interest is that Bellerose has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
In addition, Bellerose is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates", which are people who are not only wealthy and employed in professional occupations, but highly educated to boot. Urban sophisticates have urbane tastes - whether they reside in a big or small city, a suburb, or a little town. Urban sophisticates support bookstores, quality clothing stores, enjoy luxury travel, and in big cities, they are truly the patrons of the arts, attending and supporting institutions such as opera, symphony, ballet, and theatre.
Because of many things, Bellerose is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Bellerose a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Bellerose has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Bellerose’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in Bellerose is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Bellerose, the average commute to work is 34.26 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the village, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative. In addition, it is also a pedestrian-friendly village. Many of Bellerose’s neighborhoods are dense enough and have amenities close enough together that people find it feasible to get around on foot.
Despite being a small village, Bellerose has a lot of people using the train to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the train are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.