Elmont, NY (Meacham Ave / Hempstead Tpke)




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About Elmont, NY (Meacham Ave / Hempstead Tpke)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Meacham Ave / Hempstead Tpke median real estate price is $472,430, which is more expensive than 58.1% of the neighborhoods in New York and 84.9% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Meacham Ave / Hempstead Tpke is currently $2,077, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 75.2% of the neighborhoods in New York.

Meacham Ave / Hempstead Tpke is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Elmont, New York.

Meacham Ave / Hempstead Tpke 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 occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Meacham Ave / Hempstead Tpke neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.

Real estate vacancies in Meacham Ave / Hempstead Tpke are 6.8%, which is lower than one will find in 64.0% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Meacham Ave / Hempstead Tpke 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 Meacham Ave / Hempstead Tpke neighborhood has more Haitian and Jamaican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 12.0% of this neighborhood's residents have Haitian ancestry and 10.8% have Jamaican ancestry.

Meacham Ave / Hempstead Tpke is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 4.8% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Urdu, which is the national language of Pakistan, at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.6% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research has revealed some interesting things about the rootedness of people in the Meacham Ave / Hempstead Tpke neighborhood. What is interesting to note, is that the Meacham Ave / Hempstead Tpke neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country (46.9%) than are found in 96.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: People

With a nice mix of college students, safety from crime, and decent walkability, the Meacham Ave / Hempstead Tpke neighborhood rates highly as a college student friendly place to live, and one that college students and their parents may want to consider. NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that it rates more highly for a good place for college students to live than 88.1% of the neighborhoods in NY. This often also means that the area has certain amenities and services geared towards college students, from undergraduates to graduate students. In addition to being an excellent choice for college students, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates.


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 Meacham Ave / Hempstead Tpke 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 85.1% of the neighborhoods in America. With 18.6% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 54.3% 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 Meacham Ave / Hempstead Tpke neighborhood, 32.8% 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 24.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (21.2%), and 21.1% in manufacturing and laborer 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 Meacham Ave / Hempstead Tpke neighborhood in Elmont, NY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian (20.4%). There are also a number of people of Haitian ancestry (12.0%), and residents who report South American roots (11.7%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (11.1%), along with some Jamaican ancestry residents (10.8%), among others. In addition, 46.9% 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 Meacham Ave / Hempstead Tpke neighborhood is English, spoken by 42.5% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, South Asian languages, Urdu (the national language of Pakistan) 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 Meacham Ave / Hempstead Tpke neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (30.0% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.

Here most residents (70.0%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (10.4%) and 8.2% 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

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Home Values, Rents: Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), National Agriculture Statistics Service (U.S. Department of Agriculture).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q2 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

44 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

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Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Meacham Ave / Hempstead Tpke 0.101011101001110
Elmont 0.101011101001110
New York State 3.80

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Meacham Ave / Hempstead Tpke 0.101011101001110
Elmont 0.101011101001110
New York State 16.04

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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Meacham Ave / Hempstead Tpke 0.101011101001110
Elmont 0.101011101001110
New York State 41

Neighborhood Public School Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more

65 Vital Statistics. 11 Condition Alerts found.

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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This neighborhood is served by 4 districts:

SEWANHAKA CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT


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District Quality Compared to New York

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Better than of NY school districts.

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Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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

School District Enrollment By Group

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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE
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VALLEY STREAM CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT


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District Quality Compared to New York

(10 is best)

Better than of NY school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
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
Valley Stream South High School
150 Jedwood Pl
Valley Stream, NY, 11581
07-12
Valley Stream North High School
750 Herman Ave
Franklin Square, NY, 11010
07-12
Valley Stream Memorial Junior High School
320 Fletcher Ave
Valley Stream, NY, 11580
07-09
Valley Stream Central High School
135 Fletcher Ave
Valley Stream, NY, 11580
10-12

School District Enrollment By Group

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ELMONT UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT


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District Quality Compared to New York

(10 is best)

Better than of NY school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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

School District Enrollment By Group

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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED
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VALLEY STREAM 13 UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT


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District Quality Compared to New York

(10 is best)

Better than of NY school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
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
Willow Road School
880 Catalpa Dr
Franklin Square, NY, 11010
KG-06
Wheeler Avenue School
1 W Wheeler Ave
Valley Stream, NY, 11580
01-06
James A Dever School
585 N Corona Ave
Valley Stream, NY, 11580
KG-06
Howell Road School
1475 Howell Rd
Valley Stream, NY, 11580
KG-06

School District Enrollment By Group

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