Lancaster, NY (Central Ave / Walden Ave)




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About Lancaster, NY (Central Ave / Walden Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Central Ave / Walden Ave median real estate price is $196,205, which is less expensive than 68.6% of New York neighborhoods and 68.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Central Ave / Walden Ave is currently $1,176, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 65.0% of New York neighborhoods.

Central Ave / Walden Ave is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Lancaster, New York.

Central Ave / Walden Ave real estate 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 Central Ave / Walden Ave neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Real estate vacancies in Central Ave / Walden Ave are 5.2%, which is lower than one will find in 74.8% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Central Ave / Walden Ave 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.

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 Central Ave / Walden Ave neighborhood has more Polish and Italian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 33.4% of this neighborhood's residents have Polish ancestry and 26.3% have Italian ancestry.

Central Ave / Walden Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.0% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Polish at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 95.8% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Real estate in the Central Ave / Walden Ave neighborhood is almost exclusively owner-occupied. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher rate of owner-occupied housing than is found in 95.0% of U.S. neighborhoods. If you are seeking to rent, this neighborhood may not have many options, but high rates of ownership often indicate stability in a neighborhood.


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 Central Ave / Walden Ave neighborhood in Lancaster 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 85.5% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.8% 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 90.1% 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 Central Ave / Walden Ave neighborhood, 45.7% 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 23.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (17.4%), and 13.4% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

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 Central Ave / Walden Ave neighborhood in Lancaster, NY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Polish (33.4%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (27.6%), and residents who report Italian roots (26.3%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (19.1%), along with some English ancestry residents (9.6%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Central Ave / Walden Ave neighborhood is English, spoken by 96.6% of households.

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 Central Ave / Walden Ave neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (49.4% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (91.0%) 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 (7.5%) . 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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AGE OF Lancaster, NY (Central Ave / Walden Ave) HOMES

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Central Ave / Walden Ave 0.101011101001110
Lancaster 0.101011101001110
New York State 3.80
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Neighborhood Property Crime

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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Central Ave / Walden Ave 0.101011101001110
Lancaster 0.101011101001110
New York State 16.04
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Central Ave / Walden Ave 0.101011101001110
Lancaster 0.101011101001110
New York State 41

Neighborhood Public School Data

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LANCASTER 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
Como Park Elementary School
1985 Como Park Blvd
Lancaster, NY, 14086
KG-03
John A Sciole Elementary School
86 Alys Dr E
Depew, NY, 14043
KG-03
Lancaster Middle School
148 Aurora St
Lancaster, NY, 14086
07-08
Court Street Elementary School
91 Court St
Lancaster, NY, 14086
KG-03
Hillview Elementary School
11 Pleasantview Dr
Lancaster, NY, 14086
KG-03
Lancaster High School
1 Forton Dr
Lancaster, NY, 14086
09-12
William Street School
5201 William St
Lancaster, NY, 14086
04-06

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