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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Rock Tavern median real estate price is $625,560, which is more expensive than 49.1% of the neighborhoods in New York and 76.9% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Rock Tavern is currently $3,202, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 42.3% of New York neighborhoods.

Rock Tavern is a remote neighborhood (based on population density) located in New Windsor, New York.

Rock Tavern real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Rock Tavern neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 8.2% in Rock Tavern. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 46.9% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

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 New Windsor, the Rock Tavern neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

People

In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the Rock Tavern neighborhood stands out as being ranked among the lowest 0.0% of neighborhoods affected by this global issue.

In addition, an extraordinary 11.7% of the residents of the Rock Tavern neighborhood are currently enrolled in college. This is such a large part of life in this neighborhood that the neighborhood changes a great deal with the change of semesters and is far quieter during the summer when many students are away.

Also, if you are an executive or professional seeking a neighborhood affording an executive lifestyle, or just wanting to find where other executives live in the area, the Rock Tavern neighborhood should be on your list. It has an enviable mix of spacious homes, relatively stable real estate values, and residents that include a number of wealthy executives, managers, and professionals. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis places it as one of the top 14.6% executive lifestyle neighborhoods in the state of New York.

Occupations

With 23.3% of employed workers living in the Rock Tavern neighborhood active in the military, this neighborhood has the distinction of having a higher proportion of people in the military than 99.7% of American neighborhoods. This is a major shaper of the neighborhood's culture and character.

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 Rock Tavern 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 Rock Tavern neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having, on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America. 14.9% 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 98.5% of all neighborhoods in America.

Modes of Transportation

If you like to ride the train to work, this neighborhood may be for you. NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 11.7% of the Rock Tavern neighborhood's commuters ride the train to and from work each day, which is more than we found in 95.6% of America's neighborhoods.

Real Estate

If you love row houses and attached homes, you will probably really like the Rock Tavern neighborhood. The ambiance, the charm, of row houses is something special. And in sheer abundance of row houses, this neighborhood truly stands out. The real estate here has a higher proportion of row houses and attached homes than nearly any neighborhood in America. In fact, 23.5% of the residential real estate here is classified as row houses and attached homes.

Diversity

Did you know that the Rock Tavern neighborhood has more Puerto Rican and Canadian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 15.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Puerto Rican ancestry and 1.5% have Canadian ancestry.

The Neighbors

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 Rock Tavern neighborhood in New Windsor are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 71.9% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.0% 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 100.0% 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 Rock Tavern neighborhood, 50.9% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 23.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in the military (23.3%), and 13.0% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the Rock Tavern neighborhood is English, spoken by 86.4% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (6.1%).

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 Rock Tavern neighborhood in New Windsor, NY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (16.0%). There are also a number of people of Puerto Rican ancestry (15.8%), and residents who report Italian roots (12.1%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (7.9%), along with some Norwegian ancestry residents (6.7%), among others.

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 Rock Tavern neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (34.2% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America. However, there is also a significant group of residents (14.9%) who commute over an hour in each direction.

Here most residents (68.4%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (11.7%) and 7.3% 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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