Lancaster, NY (William St / Bowen Rd)




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About Lancaster, NY (William St / Bowen Rd)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

William St / Bowen Rd median real estate price is $279,292, which is more expensive than 40.3% of the neighborhoods in New York and 69.3% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in William St / Bowen Rd is currently $1,253, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 60.4% of New York neighborhoods.

William St / Bowen Rd is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Lancaster, New York.

William St / Bowen Rd 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 William St / Bowen Rd neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

In William St / Bowen Rd, the current vacancy rate is 3.8%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 83.2% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in William St / Bowen Rd is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

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 Lancaster, the William St / Bowen Rd neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the William St / Bowen Rd neighborhood has more Polish and Italian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 30.4% of this neighborhood's residents have Polish ancestry and 30.5% have Italian ancestry.

William St / Bowen Rd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.6% 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 97.5% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

Our research reveals that 96.5% of commuters who live in the William St / Bowen Rd neighborhood get to work each day by driving alone in their automobiles, which is a higher proportion than 99.3% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: People

According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, William St / Bowen Rd is among the best neighborhoods for families in New York. In fact, this neighborhood is more family-friendly than 98.3% of neighborhoods in the entire state of New York. Its combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes gives this area the look and feel of a "Leave It to Beaver" episode. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a strong sense of community. In addition, the high number of college-educated parents influences the academic success of the local schools. Overall, you will find all of the amenities a family needs to thrive in the William St / Bowen Rd neighborhood. In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives and urban sophisticates.

In addition, astoundingly, NeighborhoodScout's research reveals that this single neighborhood has a higher concentration of married couples living here than 97.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Whether they have school-aged children or not, married couples are the rule in the William St / Bowen Rd neighborhood. If you are a married couple, you may find many people here with a similar lifestyle, and perhaps common interests. But if you are single, you might not find many other singles here.

Also, 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 William St / Bowen Rd neighborhood is wealthier than 95.3% 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.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Real estate in the William St / Bowen Rd 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 97.4% 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.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

Do you like to be surrounded by people from all over the country or world, with different perspectives and life experiences? Or do you instead prefer to be in a neighborhood where most residents have lived there for a long time, creating a sense of cohesiveness? NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood stands out among American neighborhoods for the uniqueness of the mobility of its residents. More residents of the William St / Bowen Rd neighborhood live here today that also were living in this same neighborhood five years ago than is found in 95.5% of U.S. neighborhoods. This neighborhood is really made up of people who know each other, don't move often, and have lived here in this very neighborhood for quite a while.


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 William St / Bowen Rd 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 95.3% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 3.0% 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 83.6% 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 William St / Bowen Rd neighborhood, 48.5% 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 25.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (13.0%), and 13.0% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: 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 William St / Bowen Rd neighborhood in Lancaster, NY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (30.9%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (30.5%), and residents who report Polish roots (30.4%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (18.7%), along with some English ancestry residents (4.2%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the William St / Bowen Rd neighborhood is English, spoken by 95.8% of households.

Getting to Work

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 William St / Bowen Rd neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (43.2% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (96.5%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. 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 Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

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Lancaster 0.101011101001110
New York State 3.80
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Lancaster 0.101011101001110
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Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 15 Condition Alerts found.

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This neighborhood is served by 3 districts:

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

School District Enrollment By Group

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IROQUOIS CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT


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District Quality Compared to New York

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Better than of NY school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
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
Iroquois Senior High School
2111 Girdle Rd
Elma, NY, 14059
09-12
Marilla Primary School
11683 Bullis Rd
Marilla, NY, 14102
KG-04
Wales Primary School
4650 Woodchuck Rd
East Aurora, NY, 14052
KG-04
Elma Primary School
711 Rice Rd
Elma, NY, 14059
KG-04
Iroquois Intermediate School
2111 Girdle Rd
Elma, NY, 14059
05-05
Iroquois Middle School
2111 Girdle Rd
Elma, NY, 14059
06-08

School District Enrollment By Group

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ALDEN CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT


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District Quality Compared to New York

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Better than of NY school districts.

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Discipline District State
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
Alden Middle School
13250 Park St
Alden, NY, 14004
PK-08
Alden Senior High School
13190 Park St
Alden, NY, 14004
09-12
Alden Primary At Townline
11197 Broadway
Alden, NY, 14004
KG-03

School District Enrollment By Group

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