Franklin Square, NY (Town Center)




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About Franklin Square, NY (Town Center)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Median real estate price in the Town Center of Franklin Square is $473,924, which is more expensive than 62.3% of the neighborhoods in New York and 85.9% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Franklin Square Town Center is currently $2,508, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 88.0% of the neighborhoods in New York.

Franklin Square Town Center is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Franklin Square, New York.

Real estate in the Town Center of Franklin Square, NY 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 Town Center neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 9.0% in Franklin Square Town Center. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 51.2% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Franklin Square Town Center neighborhood has more Italian and Cuban ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 50.5% of this neighborhood's residents have Italian ancestry and 3.5% have Cuban ancestry.

Franklin Square Town Center is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 11.1% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Italian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 100.0% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Car Ownership

American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or three. But households in the Franklin Square Town Center neighborhood buck this trend. Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's Analysis reveals that 30.9% of the households here have four, five, or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 98.0% of the neighborhoods in the nation.

Notable & Unique: People

According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, Franklin Square Town Center is among the best neighborhoods for families in New York. In fact, this neighborhood is more family-friendly than 96.2% of neighborhoods in the entire state of New York. Its combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes gives this area the look and feel of a "Leave It to Beaver" episode. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a strong sense of community. In addition, the high number of college-educated parents influences the academic success of the local schools. Overall, you will find all of the amenities a family needs to thrive in the Franklin Square Town Center neighborhood. In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for college students and urban sophisticates.


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 Town Center neighborhood in Franklin Square 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 91.7% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 2.4% 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 85.6% 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 Franklin Square Town Center neighborhood, 34.0% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 29.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (18.8%), and 18.0% 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 Town Center neighborhood in Franklin Square, NY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Italian (50.5%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (18.2%), and residents who report Asian roots (10.7%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (8.4%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (7.0%), among others. In addition, 24.7% 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 Franklin Square Town Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 63.4% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Italian, Tagalog (the first language of the Philippine region) and South Asian languages.

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 Franklin Square Town Center neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (33.4% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (78.9%) 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 (7.2%) and 6.1% of residents also take the train 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 Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Franklin Square 0.101011101001110
New York State 3.80
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New York State 16.04
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New York State 41

Neighborhood Public School Data

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School Quality

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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

School District Enrollment By Group

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FRANKLIN SQUARE UNION FREE 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)

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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
John Street School
560 Nassau Blvd
Franklin Square, NY, 11010
PK-06
Polk Street School
960 Polk Ave
Franklin Square, NY, 11010
PK-06
Washington Street School
760 Washington St
Franklin Square, NY, 11010
PK-06

School District Enrollment By Group

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