Stillwater / West Mahopac median real estate price is $649,328, which is more expensive than 59.0% of the neighborhoods in New York and 80.9% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Stillwater / West Mahopac is currently $3,975, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 83.3% of the neighborhoods in New York.
Stillwater / West Mahopac is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Mahopac, New York.
Stillwater / West Mahopac real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Stillwater / West Mahopac 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 Stillwater / West Mahopac, the current vacancy rate is 3.2%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 80.2% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Stillwater / West Mahopac is very tight compared to the demand for property here.
The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.
Most American households own a car or other vehicle. Many own two cars or perhaps three. In the United States, it is useful to have an automobile not only for commuting, but also for shopping and getting to other services one needs. But NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed that households in the Stillwater / West Mahopac neighborhood have a highly unusual car ownership. Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's Analysis reveals that 36.7% of the households here have four, five, or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 97.0% of the neighborhoods in the nation.
Think about the people you know personally. How many of them would purchase box seats to opening night at the symphony? How many of them regularly attend gallery openings, or are the first to reserve tickets to opening night at the ballet? If they're like most of us, they don't do any of these things. But if you're among an exclusive crowd of wealthy and refined patrons of the arts, then you'll feel right at home in the Stillwater / West Mahopac neighborhood: a neighborhood in which more "urban sophisticates" live than 95.9% of neighborhoods across the U.S. Here, your neighbors are defined as having urbane tastes in literature, music, live theatre and the arts. They are wealthy, educated, travel in style, and live a big city lifestyle whether or not they live in or near a big city. In addition to being an excellent choice for urban sophisticates, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for families with school-aged children, highly educated executives and active retirees.
The Stillwater / West Mahopac neighborhood has a higher proportion of its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than 95.3% of the neighborhoods in America. In fact, 69.0% of the employed people here make a living as an executive, a manager, or other professional. With such a high concentration, this truly shapes the character of this neighborhood, and to a large degree defines what this neighborhood is about.
Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research has revealed some interesting things about the rootedness of people in the Stillwater / West Mahopac neighborhood. More residents of the Stillwater / West Mahopac neighborhood live here today that also were living in this same neighborhood five years ago than is found in 100.0% 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.
Did you know that the Stillwater / West Mahopac neighborhood has more Italian and Finnish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 35.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Italian ancestry and 1.3% have Finnish ancestry.
Stillwater / West Mahopac is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 11.6% 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 98.5% 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 Stillwater / West Mahopac neighborhood in Mahopac 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 91.8% of the neighborhoods in America. With 23.9% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 73.4% of U.S. neighborhoods.
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 Stillwater / West Mahopac neighborhood, 69.0% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 15.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (10.3%), and 5.1% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.
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 Stillwater / West Mahopac neighborhood is English, spoken by 71.8% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Italian, Spanish and Polish.
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 Stillwater / West Mahopac neighborhood in Mahopac, NY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Italian (35.8%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (8.9%), and residents who report German roots (5.1%), and some of the residents are also of South American ancestry (4.1%), along with some Scottish ancestry residents (2.1%), among others. In addition, 18.7% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
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 Stillwater / West Mahopac neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (42.9% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.
Here most residents (88.7%) 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.