East Aurora, NY (Oakwood Ave / Sycamore St)




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About East Aurora, NY (Oakwood Ave / Sycamore St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Oakwood Ave / Sycamore St median real estate price is $200,557, which is less expensive than 67.5% of New York neighborhoods and 67.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Oakwood Ave / Sycamore St is currently $928, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 79.8% of New York neighborhoods.

Oakwood Ave / Sycamore St is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in East Aurora, New York.

Oakwood Ave / Sycamore 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 owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Oakwood Ave / Sycamore 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.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 9.9% in Oakwood Ave / Sycamore St. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 46.1% 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: Diversity

Did you know that the Oakwood Ave / Sycamore St neighborhood has more Polish and English ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 16.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Polish ancestry and 20.8% have English ancestry.

Notable & Unique: People

Think about the people you know personally. How many of them would purchase box seats to opening night at the symphony? How many of them regularly attend gallery openings, or are the first to reserve tickets to opening night at the ballet? If they're like most of us, they don't do any of these things. But if you're among an exclusive crowd of wealthy and refined patrons of the arts, then you'll feel right at home in the Oakwood Ave / Sycamore St neighborhood: a neighborhood in which more "urban sophisticates" live than 95.6% of neighborhoods across the U.S. Here, your neighbors are defined as having urbane tastes in literature, music, live theatre and the arts. They are wealthy, educated, travel in style, and live a big city lifestyle whether or not they live in or near a big city. In addition to being an excellent choice for urban sophisticates, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives, families with school-aged children and active retirees.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Do you watch 'This Old House' on Public Television? Do you love the idea of fixing up a Colonial or Victorian era home, complete with the charm of yesteryear? Do you like to stroll or drive streets lined with gracious older residences? If you found yourself nodding yes to any of these questions, you are going to be interested in this unique neighborhood. The Oakwood Ave / Sycamore St neighborhood stands out on a national scale for the sheer concentration of historic residences it contains: 63.8% of the residential real estate here was built from 1939 or earlier, some much earlier. This is a greater concentration of historic homes than 96.4% of the neighborhoods in the United States.


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 Oakwood Ave / Sycamore St neighborhood in East Aurora are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 70.6% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 1.0% 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 89.7% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.

In the Oakwood Ave / Sycamore St neighborhood, 52.4% 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 22.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (15.7%), and 9.1% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.

In the Oakwood Ave / Sycamore St neighborhood in East Aurora, NY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (38.0%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (25.4%), and residents who report English roots (20.8%), and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (16.9%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (12.4%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Oakwood Ave / Sycamore St neighborhood is English, spoken by 99.3% of households.

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 Oakwood Ave / Sycamore St neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (35.0% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (88.4%) 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 (6.4%) . 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. 4 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Oakwood Ave / Sycamore St 0.101011101001110
East Aurora 0.101011101001110
New York State 3.80
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Oakwood Ave / Sycamore St 0.101011101001110
East Aurora 0.101011101001110
New York State 16.04
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Oakwood Ave / Sycamore St 0.101011101001110
East Aurora 0.101011101001110
New York State 41

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 13 Condition Alerts found.

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EAST AURORA UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT


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Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to NY Quality Rating Compared to Nation
East Aurora Middle School
430 Main St
East Aurora, NY, 14052
05-08
East Aurora High School
1003 Center St
East Aurora, NY, 14052
09-12
Parkdale Elementary School
141 Girard Ave
East Aurora, NY, 14052
KG-04

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