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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Woodruff Ave / Scarsdale Ave median real estate price is $1,010,812, which is more expensive than 77.7% of the neighborhoods in New York and 92.2% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Woodruff Ave / Scarsdale Ave is currently $4,361, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 83.9% of the neighborhoods in New York.

Woodruff Ave / Scarsdale Ave is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Eastchester, New York.

Woodruff Ave / Scarsdale Ave real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Woodruff Ave / Scarsdale Ave 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.

In Woodruff Ave / Scarsdale Ave, the current vacancy rate is 0.4%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 93.2% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Woodruff Ave / Scarsdale Ave is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

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 Eastchester, the Woodruff Ave / Scarsdale Ave neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

People

Wealth makes most things in life easier, and a few things harder. If you are wealthy and enjoy keeping up with the Jones', this neighborhood will interest you. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout's research, the Woodruff Ave / Scarsdale Ave neighborhood is wealthier than 95.9% of the neighborhoods in the United States. Residents here are truly in a unique situation even when compared to other Americans, based on the sheer amount of wealth concentrated here. Even in times of economic downturn, residents of this neighborhood, as a group, suffered less and recovered more quickly. This is indeed a stand-out characteristic of this neighborhood. As one would expect in a considerably wealthy neighborhood such as this, Woodruff Ave / Scarsdale Ave also has one of the lowest ratings of child poverty in the nation.

In addition, 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 Woodruff Ave / Scarsdale Ave neighborhood: a neighborhood in which more "urban sophisticates" live than 98.5% 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 college students, families with school-aged children and highly educated executives.

Modes of Transportation

If you like to ride the train to work, this neighborhood may be for you. NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 22.7% of the Woodruff Ave / Scarsdale Ave neighborhood's commuters ride the train to and from work each day, which is more than we found in 97.5% of America's neighborhoods.

Length of Commute

Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute is an important factor for one's quality of life. The Woodruff Ave / Scarsdale Ave neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis. Long commutes can be brutal. They take time, money, and energy, leaving less of you for yourself and your family. The residents of the Woodruff Ave / Scarsdale Ave neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having, on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America. 11.2% 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 96.5% of all neighborhoods in America.

Diversity

Did you know that the Woodruff Ave / Scarsdale Ave neighborhood has more Italian and Eastern European ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 27.6% of this neighborhood's residents have Italian ancestry and 1.8% have Eastern European ancestry.

Woodruff Ave / Scarsdale Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.1% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Japanese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.1% of the neighborhoods in America.

The Neighbors

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 Woodruff Ave / Scarsdale Ave neighborhood in Eastchester 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 95.9% 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.

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 Woodruff Ave / Scarsdale Ave neighborhood, 59.4% 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 23.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (8.9%), and 8.3% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

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 Woodruff Ave / Scarsdale Ave neighborhood is English, spoken by 65.2% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Italian, Chinese and Japanese.

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 Woodruff Ave / Scarsdale Ave neighborhood in Eastchester, NY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Italian (27.6%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (15.5%), and residents who report Asian roots (10.2%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (7.4%), along with some Puerto Rican ancestry residents (6.0%), among others. In addition, 19.6% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

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 Woodruff Ave / Scarsdale Ave neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (26.9% 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 (11.2%) who commute over an hour in each direction.

Here most residents (57.0%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (22.7%) and 5.6% 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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