Harrison, NY (Purchase / SUNY at Purchase College)




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About Harrison, NY (Purchase / SUNY at Purchase College)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Purchase / SUNY at Purchase College median real estate price is $1,529,637, which is more expensive than 97.5% of the neighborhoods in New York and 99.1% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Purchase / SUNY at Purchase College is currently $2,992, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 96.9% of the neighborhoods in New York.

Purchase / SUNY at Purchase College is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Harrison, New York.

Purchase / SUNY at Purchase College real estate is primarily made up of large (four, five or more bedroom) to medium sized (three or four 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 Purchase / SUNY at Purchase College neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

In Purchase / SUNY at Purchase College, the current vacancy rate is 0.0%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 100.0% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Purchase / SUNY at Purchase College is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

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: Real Estate

With a real estate vacancy rate of only 0.0%, the Purchase / SUNY at Purchase College neighborhood has a lower vacancy rate than 100.0% of U.S. neighborhoods, a very elite group. Such a low vacancy rate may indicate very strong real estate demand in the neighborhood combined with some impediments to increasing supply, such as zoning or existing density of development, among other potential reasons.

In addition, one way that the Purchase / SUNY at Purchase College neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 98.1% of the neighborhoods in America. When you walk or drive around this neighborhood, you'll instantly notice the size of the homes here which definitely makes a strong visual statement.

Furthermore, some neighborhoods are made up of apartments. Some consist of row houses, and most - by far - consist of a mixture of housing types. But the Purchase / SUNY at Purchase College neighborhood stands out due to the total dominance of detached, single-family homes here. There are nearly no other types of residential real estate in the neighborhood. In fact, this neighborhood has a higher proportion of single-family homes in its real estate stock than 97.5% of all American neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: People

Wealth makes most things in life easier, and a few things harder. If you are wealthy and enjoy keeping up with the Jones', this neighborhood will interest you. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout's research, the Purchase / SUNY at Purchase College neighborhood is wealthier than 99.8% of the neighborhoods in the United States. Residents here are truly in a unique situation even when compared to other Americans, based on the sheer amount of wealth concentrated here. Even in times of economic downturn, residents of this neighborhood, as a group, suffered less and recovered more quickly. This is indeed a stand-out characteristic of this neighborhood.

In addition, a majority of the adults in the Purchase / SUNY at Purchase College neighborhood are wealthy and educated executives. They own stately homes that tend to maintain high real estate appreciation rates. Their upper-level careers keep them busy, but allow them to live comfortably. If you're an executive and want to keep similar company, consider settling in this neighborhood, rated as an executive lifestyle "best choice" neighborhood for New York by NeighborhoodScout's analysis, which rated it as better for executive lifestyles than 99.4% of the neighborhoods in New York. In addition to being an excellent choice for highly educated executives, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates and families with school-aged children.

Also, neighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the Purchase / SUNY at Purchase College neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled in college than 98.3% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With 29.3% of the population here attending college, this is very much a college-focused neighborhood.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Purchase / SUNY at Purchase College neighborhood has more Brazilian and Eastern European ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Brazilian ancestry and 2.0% have Eastern European ancestry.

Purchase / SUNY at Purchase College is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 4.8% 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 99.6% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

In the Purchase / SUNY at Purchase College neighborhood, walking to work is a real option for many. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research reveals walking to and from work is the chosen way to commute for 13.5% of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than we found in 95.9% of American neighborhoods. Get ready to put on your walking shoes if you move here!

Also, if you like to ride the train to work, this neighborhood may be for you. NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 16.1% of the Purchase / SUNY at Purchase College neighborhood's commuters ride the train to and from work each day, which is more than we found in 95.7% of America's neighborhoods.


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 Purchase / SUNY at Purchase College neighborhood in Harrison 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 99.8% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 3.2% 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 83.1% 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 Purchase / SUNY at Purchase College neighborhood, 55.7% 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 29.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (12.5%), and 3.1% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

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 Purchase / SUNY at Purchase College neighborhood in Harrison, NY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Italian (22.6%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (11.6%), and residents who report German roots (9.5%), and some of the residents are also of Asian ancestry (5.1%), along with some English ancestry residents (4.5%), among others. In addition, 18.5% 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 Purchase / SUNY at Purchase College neighborhood is English, spoken by 75.8% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Italian and Portuguese.

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 Purchase / SUNY at Purchase College neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (29.1% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (55.7%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (16.1%) and 13.5% of residents also hop out the door and walk to work 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

67 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Purchase / SUNY at Purchase College 0.101011101001110
Harrison 0.101011101001110
New York State 3.80
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Purchase / SUNY at Purchase College 0.101011101001110
Harrison 0.101011101001110
New York State 16.04
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Purchase / SUNY at Purchase College 0.101011101001110
Harrison 0.101011101001110
New York State 41

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 10 Condition Alerts found.

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HARRISON CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT


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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
Purchase School
2995 Purchase St
Purchase, NY, 10577
KG-05
Harrison Avenue Elementary School
480 Harrison Ave
Harrison, NY, 10528
KG-05
Harrison High School
255 Union Ave
Harrison, NY, 10528
09-12
Louis M Klein Middle School
50 Union Ave
Harrison, NY, 10528
06-08
Parsons Memorial School
200 Halstead Ave
Harrison, NY, 10528
KG-05
Samuel J Preston School
50 Taylor Ave
West Harrison, NY, 10604
KG-05

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