Massapequa Park, NY (Philadelphia Ave / Cypress St)




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About Massapequa Park, NY (Philadelphia Ave / Cypress St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Philadelphia Ave / Cypress St median real estate price is $495,149, which is more expensive than 65.1% of the neighborhoods in New York and 87.1% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Philadelphia Ave / Cypress St is currently , based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.

Philadelphia Ave / Cypress St is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Massapequa Park, New York.

Philadelphia Ave / Cypress St 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 Philadelphia Ave / Cypress St neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.

In Philadelphia Ave / Cypress St, the current vacancy rate is 2.1%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 92.1% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Philadelphia Ave / Cypress St 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 Philadelphia Ave / Cypress St 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 Philadelphia Ave / Cypress St neighborhood, is that an incredible 99.0% 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, owner-occupied real estate dominates the Philadelphia Ave / Cypress St neighborhood. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout research, the percentage of residential real estate occupied by its owner is higher here than in 98.2% of neighborhoods in America.

Furthermore, the Philadelphia Ave / Cypress St neighborhood has earned the amazing distinction of having one of the highest rates of detached, single-family homes of any neighborhood in the U.S. With 97.7% of the residential real estate here made up of free-standing single-family homes, there is a greater proportion of single-family homes here than in 96.7% of all neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Philadelphia Ave / Cypress St neighborhood has more Italian and Irish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 49.7% of this neighborhood's residents have Italian ancestry and 31.1% have Irish ancestry.

Philadelphia Ave / Cypress St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.1% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Greek at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.7% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

The freedom of moving to new places versus the comfort of home. How much and how often people move not only can create diverse and worldly neighborhoods, but simultaneously it can produce a loss of intimacy with one's surroundings and a lack of connectedness to one's neighbors. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research has identified this neighborhood as unique with regard to the transience of its populace. More residents of the Philadelphia Ave / Cypress St neighborhood live here today that also were living in this same neighborhood five years ago than is found in 98.6% 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, Philadelphia Ave / Cypress St is among the best neighborhoods for families in New York. In fact, this neighborhood is more family-friendly than 97.7% 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 Philadelphia Ave / Cypress St neighborhood. In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates and highly educated executives.

In addition, if you come to know the people here, you will recognize that you're in the company of one of the wealthiest communities in the nation. In fact, a mere 2.8% of America's neighborhoods are wealthier than the Philadelphia Ave / Cypress St neighborhood. Real estate here is exceedingly well-maintained, and similarly, tends to maintain its value over time. The cars driven are mostly luxury brands like Mercedes, Audi, BMW, and Lexus. If the public schools aren't up to snuff, the residents of this neighborhood preferentially send their children to private preparatory schools. Vacation to Disney? Yes, but equally popular are summers in Europe.

Notable & Unique: Length of Commute

Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute is an important factor for one's quality of life. The Philadelphia Ave / Cypress St neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis. Long commutes can be brutal. They take time, money, and energy, leaving less of you for yourself and your family. The residents of the Philadelphia Ave / Cypress St neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having, on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America. 8.8% of commuters here travel more than one hour just one-way to work. That is more than two hours per day. This percentage with two-hour + round-trip commutes is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 96.1% of all neighborhoods in America.


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 Philadelphia Ave / Cypress St 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 97.2% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 1.2% 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 89.1% 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 Philadelphia Ave / Cypress St neighborhood, 43.5% 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 25.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (18.3%), and 12.3% in manufacturing and laborer 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 Philadelphia Ave / Cypress St neighborhood in Massapequa Park, NY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Italian (49.7%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (31.1%), and residents who report German roots (13.3%), and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (4.8%), along with some English ancestry residents (4.4%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Philadelphia Ave / Cypress St neighborhood is English, spoken by 92.3% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (3.0%).

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 Philadelphia Ave / Cypress St neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (26.4% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans. However, there is also a significant group of residents (8.8%) who commute over an hour in each direction.

Here most residents (86.0%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (10.1%) . 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. 5 Condition Alerts found.

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Massapequa Park 0.101011101001110
New York State 3.80
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New York State 41

Neighborhood Public School Data

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MASSAPEQUA UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT


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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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FARMINGDALE UNION FREE 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
Albany Avenue Elementary School
101 Albany Ave
North Massapequa, NY, 11758
KG-06
Howitt School
70 Van Cott Ave
Farmingdale, NY, 11735
06-08
Northside Elementary School
55 Powell Pl
Farmingdale, NY, 11735
KG-05
Woodward Parkway Elementary School
95 Woodward Pky
Farmingdale, NY, 11735
KG-05
Farmingdale Senior High School
150 Lincoln St
Farmingdale, NY, 11735
09-12
Saltzman East Memorial Elementary School
25 Mill Ln
Farmingdale, NY, 11735
KG-05

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