Median real estate price in the City Center of Glens Falls is $171,595, which is less expensive than 85.9% of New York neighborhoods and 79.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
The average rental price in Glens Falls City Center is currently $1,512, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 83.9% of New York neighborhoods.
Glens Falls City Center is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Glens Falls, New York.
Real estate in the City Center of Glens Falls, NY 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 renter occupied. Many of the residences in the City Center 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.
Real estate vacancies in Glens Falls City Center are 3.4%, which is lower than one will find in 78.8% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Glens Falls City Center 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.
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 Glens Falls, the City Center neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
There are more people living in the Glens Falls City Center neighborhood employed as sales and service workers (57.0%) than almost any neighborhood in the country. From fast-food service workers to major sales accounts, sales and service workers make up the largest proportion of our national employment picture. But despite that size and importance nationally, this neighborhood still stands out as unique due to the dominance of people living here who work in such occupations.
Did you know that the Glens Falls City Center neighborhood has more French and Italian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 11.9% of this neighborhood's residents have French ancestry and 20.1% have Italian ancestry.
Glens Falls City Center is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 12.3% 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 98.6% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 City Center neighborhood in Glens Falls are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 79.7% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 16.5% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 62.1% 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 Glens Falls City Center neighborhood, 43.0% 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 24.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (16.8%), and 15.9% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
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 Glens Falls City Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 96.1% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Italian, Polish and Spanish.
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 City Center neighborhood in Glens Falls, NY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (23.4%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (20.1%), and residents who report French roots (11.9%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (8.3%), along with some German ancestry residents (6.8%), among others.
How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in Glens Falls City Center neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (48.8% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (80.4%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also hop out the door and walk to work to get to work (8.5%) and 7.7% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors 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.