Binghamton, NY (City Center)




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About Binghamton, NY (City Center)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Median real estate price in the City Center of Binghamton is $118,187, which is less expensive than 84.2% of New York neighborhoods and 84.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Binghamton City Center is currently $895, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 81.4% of New York neighborhoods.

Binghamton City Center is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Binghamton, New York.

Real estate in the City Center of Binghamton, NY is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) small apartment buildings and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the City Center 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 Binghamton City Center. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 22.2%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 88.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This can sometimes be the case in neighborhoods dominated by new construction that is not yet occupied. 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 Binghamton, the City Center neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Binghamton City Center neighborhood has more Armenian and Slovak ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Armenian ancestry and 2.6% have Slovak ancestry.

Binghamton City Center is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Urdu, which is the national language of Pakistan, at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 96.9% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: People

An extraordinary 25.9% of the residents of the Binghamton City Center neighborhood are currently enrolled in college. This is such a large part of life in this neighborhood that the neighborhood changes a great deal with the change of semesters and is far quieter during the summer when many students are away.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

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 Binghamton City Center 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, 37.6% of the real estate here are small 2, 3, or 4 unit apartment buildings, which is a higher proportion than found in 95.9% of America'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 City Center neighborhood in Binghamton are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 81.1% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 28.1% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 69.5% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.

In the Binghamton City Center neighborhood, 41.6% 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 21.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (19.7%), and 17.7% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the City Center neighborhood in Binghamton, NY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (21.7%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (13.6%), and residents who report German roots (12.8%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (7.1%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (6.4%), among others. In addition, 10.4% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Binghamton City Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 88.2% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (3.7%).

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in Binghamton City Center neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (46.7% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (67.6%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also ride the bus to get to work (11.0%) and 10.2% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors 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.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Binghamton 0.101011101001110
New York State 3.80
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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Binghamton 0.101011101001110
New York State 41

Neighborhood Public School Data

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BINGHAMTON CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT


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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
Benjamin Franklin Elementary School
262 Conklin Ave
Binghamton, NY, 13903
PK-05
Calvin Coolidge School
261 Robinson St
Binghamton, NY, 13904
PK-05
East Middle School
167 E Frederick St
Binghamton, NY, 13904
06-08
Horace Mann School
30 College St
Binghamton, NY, 13905
KG-05
Macarthur School
1051 Chenango St
Binghamton, NY, 13901
PK-05
Thomas Jefferson School
151 Helen St
Binghamton, NY, 13905
KG-05
West Middle School
W Middle Ave
Binghamton, NY, 13905
PK-08
Binghamton High School
31 Main St
Binghamton, NY, 13905
PK-12
Woodrow Wilson School
287 Prospect St
Binghamton, NY, 13905
KG-05
Theodore Roosevelt School
9 Ogden St
Binghamton, NY, 13901
PK-05

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