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Real Estate Prices & Overview

West Coxsackie median real estate price is $273,807, which is less expensive than 73.2% of New York neighborhoods and 58.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in West Coxsackie is currently $1,436, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 89.7% of New York neighborhoods.

West Coxsackie is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Coxsackie, New York.

West Coxsackie real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two 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 West Coxsackie 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 1970 and 1999.

West Coxsackie has a 14.5% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 75.4% of American neighborhoods). Most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This could either signal that there is a weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood or that large amount of new housing has been built and not yet occupied. Either way, if you live here, you may find many of the homes or apartments are 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 Coxsackie, the West Coxsackie neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

People

With more than 1.9% of residents living with a same sex partner, West Coxsackie is truly a neighborhood that stands out from the rest in this regard. In fact, exclusive analysis by NeighborhoodScout reveals that this neighborhood has a greater concentration of same sex couples than 96.8% of U.S. neighborhoods.

In addition, if you're planning where to retire, the West Coxsackie neighborhood in Coxsackie is a great option to consider. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive retirement dream area analysis, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety ratings compared to other neighborhoods in NY, offers a wide range of housing options, and has already attracted an enviable mix of college educated seniors. This neighborhood ranks as better for retirement living than 88.8% of the neighborhoods in New York. If you are considering retiring to New York, this is a good neighborhood to look at.

Diversity

Did you know that the West Coxsackie neighborhood has more Croatian and Italian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.2% of this neighborhood's residents have Croatian ancestry and 21.7% have Italian ancestry.

West Coxsackie is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 15.7% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Italian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.3% of the neighborhoods in America.

The Neighbors

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the West Coxsackie neighborhood in Coxsackie are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 69.3% of U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, 8.4% 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 55.4% 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 West Coxsackie neighborhood, 49.9% 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 21.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (15.7%), and 12.6% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the West Coxsackie neighborhood is English, spoken by 96.6% of households. Some people also speak Italian (15.7%).

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the West Coxsackie neighborhood in Coxsackie, NY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Italian (21.7%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (19.9%), and residents who report English roots (14.8%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (14.1%), along with some Dutch ancestry residents (3.7%), among others.

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 West Coxsackie neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (36.9% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (78.8%) 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 (9.7%) 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.


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