Dock Rd / Hollins Ln median real estate price is $825,222, which is more expensive than 70.7% of the neighborhoods in New York and 88.9% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Dock Rd / Hollins Ln is currently $4,537, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 90.0% of the neighborhoods in New York.
Dock Rd / Hollins Ln is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in East Islip, New York. This is a coastal neighborhood (i.e., is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet).
Dock Rd / Hollins Ln real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Dock Rd / Hollins Ln neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
Home and apartment vacancy rates are 8.1% in Dock Rd / Hollins Ln. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 49.5% 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 East Islip, the Dock Rd / Hollins Ln neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Dock Rd / Hollins Ln is a neighborhood that is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet. Many times, such places have amenities that bring locals and visitors to the waterfront for recreational activities or to check out the scenery. In some densely populated areas that are less financially well-off, the neighborhood waterfront can be relatively industrial and less open to recreation. In addition to being coastal, Dock Rd / Hollins Ln is a very nautical neighborhood, meaning that it is somewhat historic, walkable, densely populated and on the water. This gives the neighborhood a very nautical feel, with some seaside and shipping feel, which some may really enjoy the sights and sounds of.
In addition, the Dock Rd / Hollins Ln 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 100.0% 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 98.5% of all neighborhoods in America.
Furthermore, owner-occupied real estate dominates the Dock Rd / Hollins Ln neighborhood. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout research, the percentage of residential real estate occupied by its owner is higher here than in 97.1% of neighborhoods in America.
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 2.0% of America's neighborhoods are wealthier than the Dock Rd / Hollins Ln 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. As one would expect in a considerably wealthy neighborhood such as this, Dock Rd / Hollins Ln also has one of the lowest ratings of child poverty in the nation.
In addition, a majority of the adults in the Dock Rd / Hollins Ln neighborhood are wealthy and educated executives. They own stately homes that tend to maintain high real estate appreciation rates. Their upper-level careers keep them busy, but allow them to live comfortably. If you're an executive and want to keep similar company, consider settling in this neighborhood, rated as an executive lifestyle "best choice" neighborhood for New York by NeighborhoodScout's analysis, which rated it as better for executive lifestyles than 99.0% of the neighborhoods in New York. In addition to being an excellent choice for highly educated executives, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for families with school-aged children, active retirees and urban sophisticates.
Also, if knowledge is power, then imagine the cumulative power of one neighborhood where many of the adults have earned an advanced degree, such as a Masters, law degree, medical degree, or even a Ph.D. This is certainly the case in the Dock Rd / Hollins Ln neighborhood, where 36.8% have earned an advanced degree. Compare that to the average neighborhood in America, where just 13.1% of adults have completed a post-graduate degree, and you can see why this neighborhood is a stand out. In fact, this neighborhood has a higher rate of adults with an advanced degree than 96.0% of the neighborhoods in America.
American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or three. But households in the Dock Rd / Hollins Ln neighborhood buck this trend. Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's Analysis reveals that 36.3% of the households here have four, five, or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 96.9% of the neighborhoods in the nation.
Did you know that the Dock Rd / Hollins Ln neighborhood has more Hungarian and Czechoslovakian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 8.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Hungarian ancestry and 2.8% have Czechoslovakian 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 Dock Rd / Hollins Ln neighborhood in East Islip 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 98.0% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.0% 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 100.0% of America's neighborhoods.
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 Dock Rd / Hollins Ln neighborhood, 53.1% 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 22.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (21.3%), and 3.6% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the Dock Rd / Hollins Ln neighborhood is English, spoken by 99.8% of households. Some people also speak Polish (5.8%).
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 Dock Rd / Hollins Ln neighborhood in East Islip, NY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Italian (27.0%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (23.1%), and residents who report Asian roots (11.4%), and some of the residents are also of Hungarian ancestry (8.9%), along with some Scottish ancestry residents (6.1%), 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 Dock Rd / Hollins Ln neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (56.2% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (89.7%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.