Merrick, NY (Cameron Ave / Park Ave)




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About Merrick, NY (Cameron Ave / Park Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Cameron Ave / Park Ave median real estate price is $504,568, which is more expensive than 66.4% of the neighborhoods in New York and 87.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Cameron Ave / Park Ave is currently $2,420, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 90.8% of the neighborhoods in New York.

Cameron Ave / Park Ave is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Merrick, New York.

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

Real estate vacancies in Cameron Ave / Park Ave are 7.0%, which is lower than one will find in 63.4% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Cameron Ave / Park Ave is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.

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 Merrick, the Cameron Ave / Park Ave 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 Cameron Ave / Park Ave neighborhood has more Italian and Irish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 35.7% of this neighborhood's residents have Italian ancestry and 27.5% have Irish ancestry.

Notable & Unique: People

According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, Cameron Ave / Park Ave is among the best neighborhoods for families in New York. In fact, this neighborhood is more family-friendly than 98.8% 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 Cameron Ave / Park Ave 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 3.3% of America's neighborhoods are wealthier than the Cameron Ave / Park Ave 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: Real Estate

Owner-occupied real estate dominates the Cameron Ave / Park Ave neighborhood. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout research, the percentage of residential real estate occupied by its owner is higher here than in 98.3% of 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 Cameron Ave / Park Ave neighborhood live here today that also were living in this same neighborhood five years ago than is found in 96.3% 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: Modes of Transportation

If you like to ride the train to work, this neighborhood may be for you. NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 12.9% of the Cameron Ave / Park Ave neighborhood's commuters ride the train to and from work each day, which is more than we found in 95.0% of America's neighborhoods.


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 Cameron Ave / Park Ave neighborhood in Merrick 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 96.7% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 5.3% 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 76.8% 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 Cameron Ave / Park Ave neighborhood, 43.2% 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 22.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (20.7%), and 13.7% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

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 Cameron Ave / Park Ave neighborhood in Merrick, NY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Italian (35.7%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (27.5%), and residents who report German roots (17.9%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (7.9%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (6.0%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Cameron Ave / Park Ave neighborhood is English, spoken by 92.8% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (3.6%).

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 Cameron Ave / Park Ave neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (38.4% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (82.6%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (12.9%) . 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 Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

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Merrick 0.101011101001110
New York State 3.80
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Merrick 0.101011101001110
New York State 41

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 19 Condition Alerts found.

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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BELLMORE-MERRICK CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT


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District Quality Compared to New York

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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
Merrick Avenue Middle School
1870 Merrick Ave
Merrick, NY, 11566
07-08
Sanford H Calhoun High School
1786 State St
Merrick, NY, 11566
09-12
Grand Avenue Middle School
2301 Grand Ave
Bellmore, NY, 11710
07-08
John F Kennedy High School
3000 Bellmore Ave
Bellmore, NY, 11710
09-12
Wellington C Mepham High School
2401 Camp Ave
Bellmore, NY, 11710
09-12

School District Enrollment By Group

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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED
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NORTH BELLMORE UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT


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District Quality Compared to New York

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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
Martin Avenue Elementary School
2616 Martin Ave
Bellmore, NY, 11710
KG-06
Newbridge Road School
1601 Newbridge Rd
North Bellmore, NY, 11710
KG-06
Park Avenue School
1599 Park Ave
North Merrick, NY, 11566
KG-06
Saw Mill Road School
2801 Saw Mill Rd
North Bellmore, NY, 11710
KG-06
John G Dinkelmeyer School
2100 Waltoffer Ave
North Bellmore, NY, 11710
KG-06

School District Enrollment By Group

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NORTH MERRICK 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
Camp Avenue School
1712 Merrick Ave
Merrick, NY, 11566
KG-06
Harold D Fayette School
1057 Merrick Ave
North Merrick, NY, 11566
KG-06
Old Mill Road School
1775 Old Mill Rd
Merrick, NY, 11566
KG-06

School District Enrollment By Group

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