University Gardens median real estate price is $772,505, which is more expensive than 62.1% of the neighborhoods in New York and 79.2% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in University Gardens is currently $2,943, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 43.0% of New York neighborhoods.
University Gardens is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Great Neck, New York.
University Gardens 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 University Gardens neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.
In University Gardens, the current vacancy rate is 3.2%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 80.3% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in University Gardens is very tight compared to the demand for property here.
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.
If you like to ride the train to work, this neighborhood may be for you. NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 24.0% of the University Gardens neighborhood's commuters ride the train to and from work each day, which is more than we found in 97.5% of America's neighborhoods.
If you're a regular supporter of the arts and enjoy outings to the theatre, weekend boutique-ing, or even a finely aged wine with dinner, than you're in good company with the people of the University Gardens neighborhood. This neighborhood is uniquely immersed with more "urban sophisticates" than 97.4% of neighborhoods across the country. The people here truly stand out as a class among their own. They are an exclusive community characterized by refined tastes, cultural inclinations, and the means to live well. Urban sophisticates live a big city lifestyle, whether or not they live in or near a big city. They are educated executives or managers by week, and serial patrons of the arts by weekend. If this lifestyle pertains to you, than you'll certainly feel right at home in the University Gardens neighborhood. In addition to being an excellent choice for urban sophisticates, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for college students.
Did you know that the University Gardens neighborhood has more Romanian and Danish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.4% of this neighborhood's residents have Romanian ancestry and 4.1% have Danish ancestry.
University Gardens is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 9.3% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Korean at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.6% 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 University Gardens neighborhood in Great Neck 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 85.6% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 1.0% 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 78.6% of America'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 University Gardens neighborhood, 58.7% 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 21.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (10.8%), and 8.6% in manufacturing and laborer 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 University Gardens neighborhood is English, spoken by 58.5% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese, Korean and Spanish.
Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.
In the University Gardens neighborhood in Great Neck, NY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian (33.5%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (7.4%), and residents who report Italian roots (6.2%), and some of the residents are also of Russian ancestry (5.6%), along with some German ancestry residents (5.0%), among others. In addition, 33.0% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
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 University Gardens neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (37.6% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.
Here most residents (52.9%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (24.0%) and 7.1% 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.