Nelsonville median real estate price is $580,825, which is more expensive than 54.3% of the neighborhoods in New York and 80.0% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Nelsonville is currently $3,097, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 62.2% of the neighborhoods in New York.
Nelsonville is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Cold Spring, New York.
Nelsonville real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Nelsonville 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.
Home and apartment vacancy rates are 8.6% in Nelsonville. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 46.6% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.
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 Cold Spring, the Nelsonville neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute is an important factor for one's quality of life. The Nelsonville neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis. Long commutes can be brutal. They take time, money, and energy, leaving less of you for yourself and your family. The residents of the Nelsonville neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having, on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America. 20.7% of commuters here travel more than one hour just one-way to work. That is more than two hours per day. This percentage with two-hour + round-trip commutes is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.6% of all neighborhoods in America.
If you like to ride the train to work, this neighborhood may be for you. NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 28.4% of the Nelsonville neighborhood's commuters ride the train to and from work each day, which is more than we found in 97.9% of America's neighborhoods.
Nelsonville has the amazing distinction of housing more same sex couples living together than 97.8% of neighborhoods in the U.S. If you are seeking such a neighborhood, NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that this is one place that you should consider.
In addition, if you are planning to retire in New York, this neighborhood should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, Nelsonville may be considered a retiree's dream neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and metrics, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety from crime compared to other neighborhoods in New York, while also offering a diverse range of housing options. This, along with the vibrant mix of very educated seniors and other age groups who choose to live here, makes the neighborhood more retiree-friendly than 96.7% of neighborhoods in NY. If a New York retirement is in your future, this neighborhood should be one of the places you visit. In addition to being an excellent choice for active retirees, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates.
Did you know that the Nelsonville neighborhood has more Irish and Italian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 28.0% of this neighborhood's residents have Irish ancestry and 24.2% have Italian ancestry.
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 Nelsonville neighborhood in Cold Spring are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 87.9% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 8.3% 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 55.7% of America's neighborhoods.
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 Nelsonville neighborhood, 56.7% 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 26.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (8.9%), and 7.3% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.
The most common language spoken in the Nelsonville neighborhood is English, spoken by 91.4% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (5.0%).
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 Nelsonville neighborhood in Cold Spring, NY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (28.0%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (24.2%), and residents who report German roots (15.5%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (12.1%), along with some South American ancestry residents (2.7%), among others.
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 Nelsonville neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (35.6% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.
Here most residents (39.2%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (28.4%) and 5.3% of residents also hop out the door and walk to work 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.