Commack, NY (Jericho Tpke / Veterans Memorial Hwy)




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About Commack, NY (Jericho Tpke / Veterans Memorial Hwy)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Jericho Tpke / Veterans Memorial Hwy median real estate price is $516,238, which is more expensive than 67.3% of the neighborhoods in New York and 88.0% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Jericho Tpke / Veterans Memorial Hwy is currently , based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.

Jericho Tpke / Veterans Memorial Hwy is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Commack, New York.

Jericho Tpke / Veterans Memorial Hwy real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Jericho Tpke / Veterans Memorial Hwy neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

In Jericho Tpke / Veterans Memorial Hwy, the current vacancy rate is 0.0%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 100.0% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Jericho Tpke / Veterans Memorial Hwy is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

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: Real Estate

Owner-occupied real estate dominates the Jericho Tpke / Veterans Memorial Hwy neighborhood. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout research, the percentage of residential real estate occupied by its owner is higher here than in 98.9% of neighborhoods in America. This neighborhood has the distinction of having one of the lowest real estate vacancy rates of any neighborhood in America. With just 0.0% of the real estate vacant, this indicates an exceptionally strong demand for real estate in the Jericho Tpke / Veterans Memorial Hwy neighborhood, and/or an issue with creating enough supply for the demand. This could have the effect of increasing real estate prices, increasing supply to meet demand, or both.

In addition, 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 Jericho Tpke / Veterans Memorial Hwy neighborhood, is that an incredible 93.4% 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.

Furthermore, the Jericho Tpke / Veterans Memorial Hwy neighborhood has earned the amazing distinction of having one of the highest rates of detached, single-family homes of any neighborhood in the U.S. With 96.7% of the residential real estate here made up of free-standing single-family homes, there is a greater proportion of single-family homes here than in 95.4% of all neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Jericho Tpke / Veterans Memorial Hwy neighborhood has more Armenian and Italian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Armenian ancestry and 30.2% have Italian ancestry.

Jericho Tpke / Veterans Memorial Hwy is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.6% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Persian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.0% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: People

According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, Jericho Tpke / Veterans Memorial Hwy is among the best neighborhoods for families in New York. In fact, this neighborhood is more family-friendly than 98.8% of neighborhoods in the entire state of New York. Its combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes gives this area the look and feel of a "Leave It to Beaver" episode. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a strong sense of community. In addition, the high number of college-educated parents influences the academic success of the local schools. Overall, you will find all of the amenities a family needs to thrive in the Jericho Tpke / Veterans Memorial Hwy neighborhood. In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives and urban sophisticates.

In addition, if you come to know the people here, you will recognize that you're in the company of one of the wealthiest communities in the nation. In fact, a mere 3.1% of America's neighborhoods are wealthier than the Jericho Tpke / Veterans Memorial Hwy neighborhood. Real estate here is exceedingly well-maintained, and similarly, tends to maintain its value over time. The cars driven are mostly luxury brands like Mercedes, Audi, BMW, and Lexus. If the public schools aren't up to snuff, the residents of this neighborhood preferentially send their children to private preparatory schools. Vacation to Disney? Yes, but equally popular are summers in Europe.

Notable & Unique: Length of Commute

Regardless of the means by which residents commute, this neighborhood has a length of commute that is notable. Long commutes can be brutal. They take time, money, and energy, leaving less of you for yourself and your family. The residents of the Jericho Tpke / Veterans Memorial Hwy neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having, on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America. 8.4% 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 95.5% of all 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 Jericho Tpke / Veterans Memorial Hwy neighborhood in Commack 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 96.9% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 1.1% 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 89.5% 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 Jericho Tpke / Veterans Memorial Hwy neighborhood, 51.3% 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 19.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (15.3%), and 13.7% in manufacturing and laborer 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 Jericho Tpke / Veterans Memorial Hwy neighborhood in Commack, NY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Italian (30.2%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (21.5%), and residents who report Asian roots (7.5%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (6.5%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (6.1%), among others. In addition, 10.2% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the Jericho Tpke / Veterans Memorial Hwy neighborhood is English, spoken by 87.1% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Chinese and Korean.

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 Jericho Tpke / Veterans Memorial Hwy neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (37.9% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans. However, there is also a significant group of residents (8.4%) who commute over an hour in each direction.

Here most residents (85.8%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (8.1%) . 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. 5 Condition Alerts found.

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Jericho Tpke / Veterans Memorial Hwy 0.101011101001110
Commack 0.101011101001110
New York State 3.80
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Jericho Tpke / Veterans Memorial Hwy 0.101011101001110
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New York State 16.04
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Commack 0.101011101001110
New York State 41

Neighborhood Public School Data

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COMMACK UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT


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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
Indian Hollow School
151 Kings Park Rd
Commack, NY, 11725
KG-02
Rolling Hills School
25 Mcculloch Dr
Dix Hills, NY, 11746
KG-02
Sawmill Intermediate School
103 New Hwy
Commack, NY, 11725
03-05
Burr Intermediate School
Burr Rd
Commack, NY, 11725
03-05
Commack High School
1 Scholar Ln
Commack, NY, 11725
09-12
Commack Middle School
700 Vanderbilt Pky
Commack, NY, 11725
06-08
North Ridge School
300 Townline Rd
Commack, NY, 11725
KG-02
Wood Park School
15 New Hwy
Commack, NY, 11725
KG-02

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