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 $494,584, which is more expensive than 63.6% 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 $3,145, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 96.7% of the neighborhoods in New York.

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 small apartment buildings. 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 between 1970 and 1999.

In Philadelphia Ave / Cypress St, the current vacancy rate is 1.9%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 92.6% 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 97.1% 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 96.8% 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 97.1% 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 95.8% 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, 48.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Italian ancestry and 30.6% 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

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 Philadelphia Ave / Cypress St neighborhood. 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 98.3% 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 98.2% 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, 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 Philadelphia Ave / Cypress St neighborhood is wealthier than 96.6% 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: Length of Commute

Regardless of the means by which residents commute, this neighborhood has a length of commute that is notable. 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. 8.1% 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 95.0% 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 96.6% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 1.4% 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 88.5% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the Philadelphia Ave / Cypress St neighborhood, 44.7% 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 25.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (18.7%), and 10.7% 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 (48.8%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (30.6%), and residents who report German roots (14.5%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (3.5%), along with some South American ancestry residents (3.5%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Philadelphia Ave / Cypress St neighborhood is English, spoken by 92.4% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (3.2%).

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 Philadelphia Ave / Cypress St neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (26.3% 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 (8.1%) who commute over an hour in each direction.

Here most residents (85.7%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (10.6%) . 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

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Home Values, Rents: Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), National Agriculture Statistics Service (U.S. Department of Agriculture).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

44 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

67 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Philadelphia Ave / Cypress St 0.101011101001110
Massapequa Park 0.101011101001110
New York State 3.80

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New York State 16.04

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Massapequa Park 0.101011101001110
New York State 41

Neighborhood Public School Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more

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School Quality

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This neighborhood is served by 2 districts:

MASSAPEQUA UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT


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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
Mhs Ames Campus School
198 Baltimore Ave
Massapequa, NY, 11758
09-09
Unqua Elementary School
350 Unqua Rd
Massapequa, NY, 11758
KG-06
Massapequa High School
4925 Merrick Rd
Massapequa, NY, 11758
10-12
Lockhart Elementary School
199 Pittsburg Ave
Massapequa, NY, 11758
KG-06
Fairfield Elementary School
330 Massapequa Ave
Massapequa, NY, 11758
KG-06
East Lake Elementary School
154 E Lake Ave
Massapequa Park, NY, 11762
KG-06
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

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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED
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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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Better than of US school districts.

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
Woodward Parkway Elementary School
95 Woodward Pky
Farmingdale, NY, 11735
KG-05
Northside Elementary School
55 Powell Pl
Farmingdale, NY, 11735
KG-05
Howitt School
70 Van Cott Ave
Farmingdale, NY, 11735
06-08
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
Albany Avenue Elementary School
101 Albany Ave
North Massapequa, NY, 11758
KG-05

School District Enrollment By Group

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