Buffalo, NY (Maple Rd / Donna Lea Blvd)




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About Buffalo, NY (Maple Rd / Donna Lea Blvd)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Maple Rd / Donna Lea Blvd median real estate price is $182,848, which is less expensive than 69.8% of New York neighborhoods and 69.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Maple Rd / Donna Lea Blvd is currently $1,293, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 57.7% of New York neighborhoods.

Maple Rd / Donna Lea Blvd is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Buffalo, New York.

Maple Rd / Donna Lea Blvd real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two 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 Maple Rd / Donna Lea Blvd neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 9.4% in Maple Rd / Donna Lea Blvd. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 48.9% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

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.

Notable & Unique: People

In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the Maple Rd / Donna Lea Blvd neighborhood stands out as being ranked among the lowest 0.0% of neighborhoods affected by this global issue.

In addition, an extraordinary 15.7% of the residents of the Maple Rd / Donna Lea Blvd 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.

Also, if you're nearing retirement age, or in retirement, the Maple Rd / Donna Lea Blvd neighborhood is an excellent choice for you to consider for top-quality retirement living. This neighborhood is rated by NeighborhoodScout as among the top 8.7% of retiree-friendly neighborhoods in New York, combining peace and quiet, safety from crime, and offering diverse housing options from which retirees can choose. Maybe it's because of these amenities that a large proportion of the residents here are college educated seniors, mixed with other age groups. For these and other reasons, NeighborhoodScout identifies this neighborhood as a top-notch place to consider if you are thinking of or planning to retire in New York.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Most neighborhoods have a mixture of ages of homes in them, from new to old, but this neighborhood stands out due to its concentration of residential real estate built in one time frame: from 1940 through 1969, generally considered older, well-established homes. This was a busy time in America for home construction. After the end of World War II, as GIs came home, bought newly built homes on the edges of cities with the help of the GI Bill, and began their families. This housing era generally coincides with the 'Baby Boom' generation (1945 - 1964), and many baby boomers grew up in homes built in this era. But what is so interesting about the Maple Rd / Donna Lea Blvd neighborhood, is that an incredible 81.6% of the homes here were built in this era. So when you walk its streets or drive through, this neighborhood has a look and feel that harkens to that era in American life, a very important slice of Americana.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Maple Rd / Donna Lea Blvd neighborhood has more Hungarian and Polish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.5% of this neighborhood's residents have Hungarian ancestry and 12.8% have Polish ancestry.

Maple Rd / Donna Lea Blvd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 17.6% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Chinese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.2% of the neighborhoods in America.


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 Maple Rd / Donna Lea Blvd neighborhood in Buffalo are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 62.0% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.0% 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 100.0% 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 Maple Rd / Donna Lea Blvd neighborhood, 44.0% 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 34.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (11.1%), and 10.3% 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 Maple Rd / Donna Lea Blvd neighborhood in Buffalo, NY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian (23.7%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (23.1%), and residents who report Italian roots (19.9%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (13.4%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (12.8%), among others. In addition, 22.9% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Maple Rd / Donna Lea Blvd neighborhood is English, spoken by 77.1% of households. Some people also speak Chinese (17.6%).

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 Maple Rd / Donna Lea Blvd neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (42.9% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (78.7%) 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 (11.3%) . 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 Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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Buffalo 0.101011101001110
New York State 3.80
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Buffalo 0.101011101001110
New York State 41

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 11 Condition Alerts found.

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School Quality

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WILLIAMSVILLE CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT


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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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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

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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
Glendale Elementary School
101 Glendale Dr
Tonawanda, NY, 14150
KG-05
Maplemere Elementary School
236 E Maplemere Rd
Amherst, NY, 14221
KG-05
Heritage Heights Elementary School
2545 Sweet Home Rd
Amherst, NY, 14228
KG-05
Sweet Home Middle School
4150 Maple Rd
Amherst, NY, 14226
06-08
Sweet Home Senior High School
1901 Sweet Home Rd
Amherst, NY, 14228
09-12
Willow Ridge Elementary School
480 Willow Ridge Dr
Amherst, NY, 14228
KG-05

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