Elmont, NY (106th Ave / Sterling Rd)




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About Elmont, NY (106th Ave / Sterling Rd)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

106th Ave / Sterling Rd median real estate price is $438,664, which is more expensive than 57.5% of the neighborhoods in New York and 83.6% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in 106th Ave / Sterling Rd is currently $2,181, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 85.1% of the neighborhoods in New York.

106th Ave / Sterling Rd is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Elmont, New York.

106th Ave / Sterling Rd real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the 106th Ave / Sterling Rd neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.

Real estate vacancies in 106th Ave / Sterling Rd are 5.4%, which is lower than one will find in 73.6% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in 106th Ave / Sterling Rd is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.

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 106th Ave / Sterling Rd neighborhood has more Haitian and Jamaican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 29.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Haitian ancestry and 20.4% have Jamaican ancestry.

106th Ave / Sterling Rd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 3.6% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak French at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.6% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Most neighborhoods have a mixture of ages of homes in them, from new to old, but this neighborhood stands out due to its concentration of residential real estate built in one time frame: from 1940 through 1969, generally considered older, well-established homes. This was a busy time in America for home construction. After the end of World War II, as GIs came home, bought newly built homes on the edges of cities with the help of the GI Bill, and began their families. This housing era generally coincides with the 'Baby Boom' generation (1945 - 1964), and many baby boomers grew up in homes built in this era. But what is so interesting about the 106th Ave / Sterling Rd neighborhood, is that an incredible 84.8% of the homes here were built in this era. So when you walk its streets or drive through, this neighborhood has a look and feel that harkens to that era in American life, a very important slice of Americana.

In addition, one way that the 106th Ave / Sterling Rd neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 95.3% of the neighborhoods in America. When you walk or drive around this neighborhood, you'll instantly notice the size of the homes here which definitely makes a strong visual statement.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

Do you like to be surrounded by people from all over the country or world, with different perspectives and life experiences? Or do you instead prefer to be in a neighborhood where most residents have lived there for a long time, creating a sense of cohesiveness? NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood stands out among American neighborhoods for the uniqueness of the mobility of its residents. More residents of the 106th Ave / Sterling Rd neighborhood live here today that also were living in this same neighborhood five years ago than is found in 98.1% of U.S. neighborhoods. This neighborhood is really made up of people who know each other, don't move often, and have lived here in this very neighborhood for quite a while. What is interesting to note, is that the 106th Ave / Sterling Rd neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country (46.2%) than are found in 96.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: 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 106th Ave / Sterling Rd 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 106th Ave / Sterling Rd neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having, on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America. 9.6% 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 97.0% of all neighborhoods in America.

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 106th Ave / Sterling Rd neighborhood: a neighborhood in which more "urban sophisticates" live than 95.7% 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.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

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 106th Ave / Sterling Rd neighborhood in Elmont 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 94.5% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 1.1% 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 89.5% of America'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 106th Ave / Sterling Rd neighborhood, 35.4% 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 27.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (23.2%), and 14.5% 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 106th Ave / Sterling Rd neighborhood in Elmont, NY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Haitian (29.9%). There are also a number of people of Jamaican ancestry (20.4%), and residents who report Asian roots (7.0%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (4.4%), along with some Puerto Rican ancestry residents (2.4%), among others. In addition, 46.2% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: 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 106th Ave / Sterling Rd neighborhood is English, spoken by 56.9% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.

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 106th Ave / Sterling Rd neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (28.1% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods. However, there is also a significant group of residents (9.6%) who commute over an hour in each direction.

Here most residents (69.9%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (11.5%) and 8.7% of residents also ride the bus 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.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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Elmont 0.101011101001110
New York State 3.80
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New York State 41

Neighborhood Public School Data

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SEWANHAKA CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT


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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
H Frank Carey High School
230 Poppy Ave
Franklin Square, NY, 11010
07-12
Elmont Memorial High School
555 Ridge Rd
Elmont, NY, 11003
07-12
Floral Park Memorial High School
210 Locust St
Floral Park, NY, 11001
07-12
New Hyde Park Memorial High School
500 Leonard Blvd
New Hyde Park, NY, 11040
07-12
Sewanhaka High School
500 Tulip Ave
Floral Park, NY, 11001
07-12

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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
Alden Terrace School
1835 Central Ave
Valley Stream, NY, 11580
PK-06
Clara H Carlson School
235 Belmont Blvd
Elmont, NY, 11003
PK-06
Covert Avenue School
144 Covert Ave
Elmont, NY, 11003
PK-06
Dutch Broadway School
1880 Dutch Broadway
Elmont, NY, 11003
PK-06
Stewart Manor School
38 Stewart Ave
Stewart Manor, NY, 11530
PK-06
Gotham Avenue School
181 Gotham Ave
Elmont, NY, 11003
PK-06

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