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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Blooming Grove / Mountain Lodge Park median real estate price is $384,924, which is more expensive than 32.9% of the neighborhoods in New York and 53.2% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Blooming Grove / Mountain Lodge Park is currently $2,681, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 55.6% of New York neighborhoods.

Blooming Grove / Mountain Lodge Park is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Monroe, New York.

Blooming Grove / Mountain Lodge Park real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Blooming Grove / Mountain Lodge Park neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Blooming Grove / Mountain Lodge Park has a 12.7% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 71.7% 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.

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 Blooming Grove / Mountain Lodge Park 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 Blooming Grove / Mountain Lodge Park neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having, on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America. 18.5% 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 99.3% of all neighborhoods in America.

Modes of Transportation

In the Blooming Grove / Mountain Lodge Park neighborhood, 21.0% of people ride the train to work each day. This is a very high percentage compared to most places. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this is a higher level of train ridership than in 97.3% of the neighborhoods in America.

People

The Blooming Grove / Mountain Lodge Park neighborhood is a great option for families, as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's research on this neighborhood. The combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes, make this neighborhood among the top 9.2% of family-friendly neighborhoods in the state of New York. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a sense of community. In addition, families here highly value education, as is reflected by the strength of the local schools.

Diversity

Did you know that the Blooming Grove / Mountain Lodge Park neighborhood has more Puerto Rican and Dominican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 28.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Puerto Rican ancestry and 6.1% have Dominican ancestry.

Blooming Grove / Mountain Lodge Park is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 21.8% 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 99.8% of the neighborhoods in America.

The Neighbors

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the Blooming Grove / Mountain Lodge Park neighborhood in Monroe are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 71.7% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 5.5% 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 63.0% of America's neighborhoods.

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 Blooming Grove / Mountain Lodge Park neighborhood, 30.5% 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 26.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (23.9%), and 19.3% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.

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 Blooming Grove / Mountain Lodge Park neighborhood is English, spoken by 73.4% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Italian, Polish and Greek.

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 Blooming Grove / Mountain Lodge Park neighborhood in Monroe, NY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Puerto Rican (28.3%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (14.9%), and residents who report Irish roots (10.3%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (6.5%), along with some Mexican ancestry residents (6.4%), among others. In addition, 12.0% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

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 Blooming Grove / Mountain Lodge Park neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (32.1% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.

Here most residents (66.0%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (21.0%) and 6.3% 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.


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