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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Cottonwood Cove / Long Point Cove median real estate price is $290,793, which is less expensive than 71.4% of New York neighborhoods and 55.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Cottonwood Cove / Long Point Cove is currently $1,986, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 71.0% of New York neighborhoods.

Cottonwood Cove / Long Point Cove is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Geneseo, New York.

Cottonwood Cove / Long Point Cove real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four 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 Cottonwood Cove / Long Point Cove neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built before 1940.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Cottonwood Cove / Long Point Cove. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 17.3%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 81.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods. A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (13.0%). This can occur in vacation areas, and occasionally it is also found in neighborhoods that are primarily filled with college students, as some apartments could be vacant when school is not in session. If you live here year round, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.

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 Geneseo, the Cottonwood Cove / Long Point Cove neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

People

If you are planning to retire in New York, this neighborhood should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, Cottonwood Cove / Long Point Cove may be considered a retiree's dream neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and metrics, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety from crime compared to other neighborhoods in New York, while also offering a diverse range of housing options. This, along with the vibrant mix of very educated seniors and other age groups who choose to live here, makes the neighborhood more retiree-friendly than 99.6% of neighborhoods in NY. If a New York retirement is in your future, this neighborhood should be one of the places you visit.

Diversity

Did you know that the Cottonwood Cove / Long Point Cove neighborhood has more Dutch and Italian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Dutch ancestry and 19.1% have Italian ancestry.

Cottonwood Cove / Long Point Cove is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 17.8% 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 99.5% of the neighborhoods in America.

The Neighbors

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 Cottonwood Cove / Long Point Cove neighborhood in Geneseo are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 43.2% of the neighborhoods in America. With 20.0% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 67.8% of U.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 Cottonwood Cove / Long Point Cove neighborhood, 63.3% 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 14.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (12.9%), and 9.2% 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 Cottonwood Cove / Long Point Cove neighborhood is English, spoken by 94.9% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Polish.

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 Cottonwood Cove / Long Point Cove neighborhood in Geneseo, NY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (22.6%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (19.1%), and residents who report English roots (18.2%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (14.1%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (8.0%), among others.

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 Cottonwood Cove / Long Point Cove neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (41.5% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (80.5%) 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 (9.5%) . 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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