Dunkirk, NY (Franklin Ave / E Doughty St)




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About Dunkirk, NY (Franklin Ave / E Doughty St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Franklin Ave / E Doughty St median real estate price is $61,113, which is less expensive than 96.6% of New York neighborhoods and 96.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Franklin Ave / E Doughty St is currently $779, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 89.1% of New York neighborhoods.

Franklin Ave / E Doughty St is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Dunkirk, New York.

Franklin Ave / E Doughty St 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 Franklin Ave / E Doughty St 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.

Franklin Ave / E Doughty St has a 12.6% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 65.8% 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 Dunkirk, the Franklin Ave / E Doughty St 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 Franklin Ave / E Doughty St neighborhood has more Polish and Puerto Rican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 22.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Polish ancestry and 28.1% have Puerto Rican ancestry.

Notable & Unique: Length of Commute

Regardless of the means by which residents commute, this neighborhood has a length of commute that is notable. Residents of the Franklin Ave / E Doughty St neighborhood have the pleasure of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in America. 61.5% of the residents have a commute time from home to work (one way) of less than fifteen minutes. This is a higher proportion of residents enjoying a short trip to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 95.8% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting means more time for other things in life.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

If you find historic homes and neighborhoods attractive, you love the details, the history, and the charm, then you are sure to be interested in this neighborhood. With 64.8% of the residential real estate in the Franklin Ave / E Doughty St neighborhood built no later than 1939, and some built considerably earlier, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of historic residences than 96.6% of all neighborhoods in America. In this regard, this neighborhood truly stands out as special.


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 Franklin Ave / E Doughty St neighborhood in Dunkirk are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 94.6% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 40.2% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 83.2% of U.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 Franklin Ave / E Doughty St neighborhood, 30.3% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer 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 27.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (22.4%), and 18.3% 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 Franklin Ave / E Doughty St neighborhood in Dunkirk, NY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Puerto Rican (28.1%). There are also a number of people of Polish ancestry (22.8%), and residents who report Italian roots (16.5%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (10.6%), along with some Irish ancestry residents (7.8%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Franklin Ave / E Doughty St neighborhood is English, spoken by 74.4% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (25.2%).

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 Franklin Ave / E Doughty St neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (61.5% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (62.0%) 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 (19.9%) . 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. 2 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Franklin Ave / E Doughty St 0.101011101001110
Dunkirk 0.101011101001110
New York State 3.80
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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Franklin Ave / E Doughty St 0.101011101001110
Dunkirk 0.101011101001110
New York State 16.04
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Dunkirk 0.101011101001110
New York State 41

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 9 Condition Alerts found.

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DUNKIRK CITY 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
Dunkirk Middle School
525 Eagle St
Dunkirk, NY, 14048
06-08
School 3
742 Lamphere St
Dunkirk, NY, 14048
KG-05
School 5
117 Brigham Rd
Dunkirk, NY, 14048
PK-05
School 7
348 Lake Shore Dr E
Dunkirk, NY, 14048
PK-05
Dunkirk Senior High School
75 W 6 Th St
Dunkirk, NY, 14048
09-12
School 4
752 Central Ave
Dunkirk, NY, 14048
PK-05

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