Massapequa Park, NY (East Massapequa)




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About Massapequa Park, NY (East Massapequa)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

East Massapequa median real estate price is $484,748, which is more expensive than 63.8% of the neighborhoods in New York and 86.5% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in East Massapequa is currently , based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.

East Massapequa is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Massapequa Park, New York.

East Massapequa 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 East Massapequa neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.

In East Massapequa, the current vacancy rate is 1.7%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 93.4% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in East Massapequa 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 Massapequa Park, the East Massapequa neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Most neighborhoods have a mixture of ages of homes in them, from new to old, but this neighborhood stands out due to its concentration of residential real estate built in one time frame: from 1940 through 1969, generally considered older, well-established homes. This was a busy time in America for home construction. After the end of World War II, as GIs came home, bought newly built homes on the edges of cities with the help of the GI Bill, and began their families. This housing era generally coincides with the 'Baby Boom' generation (1945 - 1964), and many baby boomers grew up in homes built in this era. But what is so interesting about the East Massapequa neighborhood, is that an incredible 97.0% of the homes here were built in this era. So when you walk its streets or drive through, this neighborhood has a look and feel that harkens to that era in American life, a very important slice of Americana.

In addition, 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 East Massapequa 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 98.4% of all American neighborhoods.

Furthermore, real estate in the East Massapequa 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 96.8% 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: Diversity

Did you know that the East Massapequa neighborhood has more Italian and Yugoslav ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 45.4% of this neighborhood's residents have Italian ancestry and 3.4% have Yugoslav ancestry.

East Massapequa is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.4% 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 98.3% of the neighborhoods in America.

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 East Massapequa neighborhood live here today that also were living in this same neighborhood five years ago than is found in 97.9% 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.

Notable & Unique: People

According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, East Massapequa is among the best neighborhoods for families in New York. In fact, this neighborhood is more family-friendly than 95.9% 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 East Massapequa 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.

In addition, 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 East Massapequa neighborhood is wealthier than 95.5% 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.


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 East Massapequa neighborhood in Massapequa Park 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 95.5% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 6.7% 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 73.0% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

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 East Massapequa neighborhood, 42.4% 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 21.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (18.9%), and 17.3% 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 East Massapequa neighborhood in Massapequa Park, NY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Italian (45.4%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (26.3%), and residents who report German roots (21.5%), and some of the residents are also of Yugoslav ancestry (3.4%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (3.4%), among others.

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 East Massapequa neighborhood is English, spoken by 91.0% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.

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 East Massapequa neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (30.8% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (82.8%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (8.7%) and 7.7% 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.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

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Massapequa Park 0.101011101001110
New York State 3.80
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Massapequa Park 0.101011101001110
New York State 41

Neighborhood Public School Data

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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
Birch Lane Elementary School
41 Birch Ln
Massapequa Park, NY, 11762
KG-06
Berner Middle School
50 Carman Mill Rd
Massapequa, NY, 11758
07-08
Mckenna Elementary School
210 Spruce St
Massapequa Park, NY, 11762
KG-06
East Lake Elementary School
154 E Lake Ave
Massapequa Park, NY, 11762
KG-06
Lockhart Elementary School
199 Pittsburg Ave
Massapequa, NY, 11758
KG-06
Massapequa High School
4925 Merrick Rd
Massapequa, NY, 11758
10-12
Unqua Elementary School
350 Unqua Rd
Massapequa, NY, 11758
KG-06
Mhs Ames Campus
198 Baltimore Ave
Massapequa, NY, 11758
09-09
Fairfield Elementary School
330 Massapequa Ave
Massapequa, NY, 11758
KG-06

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