Niagara Falls, NY (Ferry Ave / 20th St)




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About Niagara Falls, NY (Ferry Ave / 20th St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Ferry Ave / 20th St median real estate price is $48,190, which is less expensive than 98.3% of New York neighborhoods and 98.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Ferry Ave / 20th St is currently $782, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 89.2% of New York neighborhoods.

Ferry Ave / 20th St is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Niagara Falls, New York.

Ferry Ave / 20th St 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 Ferry Ave / 20th St 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.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Ferry Ave / 20th St. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 28.9%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 93.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This can sometimes be the case in neighborhoods dominated by new construction that is not yet occupied. But often neighborhoods with vacancy rates this high are places that can be plagued by a protracted vacancy problem. If you live here, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Three-deckers, duplexes, old Victorian homes cut up into apartments. Independent stores on the corner selling pizza. These are some of the hallmarks of neighborhoods with lots of small 2, 3, and 4 unit apartment buildings. The Ferry Ave / 20th St neighborhood really stands out in this regard, however, as it is dominated by such small apartment buildings more than nearly any other neighborhood in America. This is a stunning visual and lifestyle example of this type of neighborhood. In fact, 60.3% of the real estate here are small 2, 3, or 4 unit apartment buildings, which is a higher proportion than found in 99.0% of America's neighborhoods.

In addition, being a walkable neighborhood can help increase property values for the simple reason that people enjoy it and value it. To put it plainly, despite our love affair with the automobile, American's enjoy taking to the streets, sidewalks, paths, and courtyards of a place to get a coffee, relax, and take in the sights and sounds. And, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive and first quantitative walkable score index, the Ferry Ave / 20th St neighborhood is one of the most walkable neighborhoods in America.

Furthermore, if you find historic homes and neighborhoods attractive, you love the details, the history, and the charm, then you are sure to be interested in this neighborhood. With 73.4% of the residential real estate in the Ferry Ave / 20th St neighborhood built no later than 1939, and some built considerably earlier, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of historic residences than 98.5% of all neighborhoods in America. In this regard, this neighborhood truly stands out as special.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Ferry Ave / 20th St neighborhood has more Lebanese ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Lebanese ancestry.

Ferry Ave / 20th St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.9% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Urdu, which is the national language of Pakistan, at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 95.9% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: People

One of the unique characteristics of the Ferry Ave / 20th St neighborhood revealed by analysis is that the per capita income of residents here is lower than that found in 98.2% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

There are more people living in the Ferry Ave / 20th St neighborhood employed as sales and service workers (53.3%) than almost any neighborhood in the country. From fast-food service workers to major sales accounts, sales and service workers make up the largest proportion of our national employment picture. But despite that size and importance nationally, this neighborhood still stands out as unique due to the dominance of people living here who work in such occupations.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

In the Ferry Ave / 20th St neighborhood, walking to work is a real option for many. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research reveals walking to and from work is the chosen way to commute for 16.3% of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than we found in 96.9% of American neighborhoods. Get ready to put on your walking shoes if you move here!


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

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 Ferry Ave / 20th St neighborhood in Niagara Falls are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 98.2% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 54.8% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 93.1% of U.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 Ferry Ave / 20th St neighborhood, 46.7% 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 clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 22.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (17.6%), and 13.4% in executive, management, and professional 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 Ferry Ave / 20th St neighborhood in Niagara Falls, NY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Italian (15.8%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (7.3%), and residents who report Irish roots (6.8%), and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (4.5%), along with some German ancestry residents (4.5%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Ferry Ave / 20th St neighborhood is English, spoken by 91.0% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (4.5%).

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 Ferry Ave / 20th St neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (49.1% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (68.2%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also hop out the door and walk to work to get to work (16.3%) and 8.3% of residents also ride the bus 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. 5 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Niagara Falls 0.101011101001110
New York State 3.80
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Niagara Falls 0.101011101001110
New York State 41

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 8 Condition Alerts found.

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School Quality

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Better than of NY school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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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

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