Middletown, NY (Beattie Ave / Wickham Ave)




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About Middletown, NY (Beattie Ave / Wickham Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Beattie Ave / Wickham Ave median real estate price is $177,055, which is less expensive than 71.8% of New York neighborhoods and 71.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Beattie Ave / Wickham Ave is currently $1,187, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 64.0% of New York neighborhoods.

Beattie Ave / Wickham Ave is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Middletown, New York.

Beattie Ave / Wickham Ave real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) small apartment buildings and single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Beattie Ave / Wickham Ave neighborhood are relatively historic, built no later than 1939, and in some cases, quite a bit earlier. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Beattie Ave / Wickham Ave has a 11.2% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 60.1% of American neighborhoods). Most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This could either signal that there is a weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood or that large amount of new housing has been built and not yet occupied. Either way, if you live here, you may find many of the homes or apartments are empty.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.

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 Beattie Ave / Wickham Ave 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 Beattie Ave / Wickham Ave neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having, on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America. 11.7% 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 98.4% of all neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Beattie Ave / Wickham Ave neighborhood has more Puerto Rican and Jamaican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 13.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Puerto Rican ancestry and 3.1% have Jamaican ancestry.

Beattie Ave / Wickham Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.3% 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 95.5% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

In the Beattie Ave / Wickham Ave neighborhood, carpooling is still a popular way to get to and from work. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that 23.1% of commuters carpool here, which is more than in 97.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Corner bodegas, stores on the first floor and apartments above, former grand Victorian residences converted into apartments, three-deckers built shoulder-to-shoulder, duplexes. Such building types define the real estate of neighborhoods dominated by small 2, 3, and 4 unit apartment buildings. Many are in older core neighborhoods of Eastern and Midwestern cities, or historic town centers in their hinterlands. If you wax romantic about the look and feel of such neighborhoods, with fresh pizza, falafel and an independent florist at the corner, then you might find the Beattie Ave / Wickham Ave neighborhood worth a close look. This neighborhood is an absolutely outstanding example of the dominance of small 2, 3, and 4 unit apartment buildings compared to neighborhoods across the nation, as they make up a substantial portion of this neighborhood's real estate stock. In fact, no less than 41.8% of the real estate here is made up of such dwellings, which is higher than 96.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

In addition, do you watch 'This Old House' on Public Television? Do you love the idea of fixing up a Colonial or Victorian era home, complete with the charm of yesteryear? Do you like to stroll or drive streets lined with gracious older residences? If you found yourself nodding yes to any of these questions, you are going to be interested in this unique neighborhood. The Beattie Ave / Wickham Ave neighborhood stands out on a national scale for the sheer concentration of historic residences it contains: 62.7% of the residential real estate here was built from 1939 or earlier, some much earlier. This is a greater concentration of historic homes than 96.1% of the neighborhoods in the United States.


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 Beattie Ave / Wickham Ave neighborhood in Middletown are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 53.9% of the neighborhoods in America. With 29.2% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 71.0% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

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 Beattie Ave / Wickham Ave neighborhood, 36.8% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 24.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (24.5%), and 13.0% in clerical, assistant, and tech support 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 Beattie Ave / Wickham Ave neighborhood in Middletown, NY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (13.7%). There are also a number of people of Puerto Rican ancestry (13.3%), and residents who report Irish roots (8.0%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (7.9%), along with some South American ancestry residents (4.7%), among others. In addition, 21.4% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Beattie Ave / Wickham Ave neighborhood is English, spoken by 59.8% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (38.0%).

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 Beattie Ave / Wickham Ave neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (37.4% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America. However, there is also a significant group of residents (11.7%) who commute over an hour in each direction.

Here most residents (60.0%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (23.1%) and 5.2% of residents also hop out the door and walk to work 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 Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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Middletown 0.101011101001110
New York State 3.80
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New York State 16.04
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New York State 41

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 8 Condition Alerts found.

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MIDDLETOWN CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT


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Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to NY Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Middletown Twin Towers Middle School
112 Grand Ave
Middletown, NY, 10940
06-08
Middletown High School
24 Gardner Ave Ext
Middletown, NY, 10940
09-12
Truman Moon School
53 Bedford Ave
Middletown, NY, 10940
KG-05
Monhagen Middle School
555 County Rt 78
Middletown, NY, 10940
06-08
Presidential Park Elementary School
50 Roosevelt Ave
Middletown, NY, 10940
KG-05
William A Carter School
435 E Main St Ext
Middletown, NY, 10940
KG-05
Maple Hill Elementary School
491 County Rt 78
Middletown, NY, 10940
KG-05

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