Pine Bush, NY (Walker Valley / Watchtower)




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About Pine Bush, NY (Walker Valley / Watchtower)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Walker Valley / Watchtower median real estate price is $270,929, which is less expensive than 61.0% of New York neighborhoods and 61.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Walker Valley / Watchtower is currently $1,415, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 50.3% of New York neighborhoods.

Walker Valley / Watchtower is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Pine Bush, New York.

Walker Valley / Watchtower real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Walker Valley / Watchtower neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 10.7% in Walker Valley / Watchtower. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 42.2% 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 Pine Bush, the Walker Valley / Watchtower neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

In the Walker Valley / Watchtower neighborhood, many people's commute means walking from the bedroom to the home office. NeighborhoodScout's analysis found that 18.4% of residents worked from home. This may not seem like a large number, but Scout's research shows that this is a higher percentage of people working from home than 99.2% of the neighborhoods in America. Often people who work from home are engaged in the creative or technological economy, such as is found in areas around Boston, and in Silicon Valley. Other times, people may be engaged in other businesses like trading stocks from home, or running a small beauty salon.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Walker Valley / Watchtower neighborhood has more Dutch ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 6.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Dutch ancestry.

Notable & Unique: Car Ownership

American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or three. But households in the Walker Valley / Watchtower neighborhood buck this trend. Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's Analysis reveals that 28.8% of the households here have four, five, or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 95.4% of the neighborhoods in the nation.


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 Walker Valley / Watchtower neighborhood in Pine Bush 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 87.3% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 2.9% 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 83.9% 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 Walker Valley / Watchtower neighborhood, 33.9% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 28.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (23.6%), and 13.7% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

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 Walker Valley / Watchtower neighborhood in Pine Bush, NY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (19.9%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (19.2%), and residents who report Italian roots (17.3%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (10.7%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (9.0%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Walker Valley / Watchtower neighborhood is English, spoken by 88.4% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (6.3%).

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 Walker Valley / Watchtower neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (28.9% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (88.9%) 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 (5.9%) . 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. 6 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Walker Valley / Watchtower 0.101011101001110
Pine Bush 0.101011101001110
New York State 3.80
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Walker Valley / Watchtower 0.101011101001110
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New York State 16.04
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Walker Valley / Watchtower 0.101011101001110
Pine Bush 0.101011101001110
New York State 41

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 9 Condition Alerts found.

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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PINE BUSH CENTRAL 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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Better than of US school districts.

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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
Circleville Elementary School
2000 Rt 302
Circleville, NY, 10919
PK-05
Crispell Middle School
77 Maple Ave
Pine Bush, NY, 12566
06-08
Pakanasink Elementary School
1953 Rt 302
Circleville, NY, 10919
PK-05
Pine Bush Senior High School
156 Rt 302
Pine Bush, NY, 12566
09-12
Pine Bush Elementary School
21 Ulsterville Rd
Pine Bush, NY, 12566
KG-05
Circleville Middle School
1951 Rt 302
Circleville, NY, 10919
06-08
E J Russell Elementary School
78 Holland Ave
Pine Bush, NY, 12566
PK-05

School District Enrollment By Group

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VALLEY CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT (MONTGOMERY)


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District Quality Compared to New York

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Better than of NY school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

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
Berea Elementary School
946 State Rt 17 K
Montgomery, NY, 12549
KG-05
East Coldenham Elementary School
286 Rt 17 K
Newburgh, NY, 12550
KG-05
Valley Central Middle School
1189 State Rt 17 K
Montgomery, NY, 12549
06-08
Valley Central High School
1175 State Rt 17 K
Montgomery, NY, 12549
09-12
Walden Elementary School
75 Orchard St
Walden, NY, 12586
KG-05
Montgomery Elementary School
141 Union St
Montgomery, NY, 12549
KG-05

School District Enrollment By Group

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WALLKILL CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT


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District Quality Compared to New York

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Better than of NY school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

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
Leptondale Elementary School
48 Mill St
Wallkill, NY, 12589
KG-06
Ostrander Elementary School
137 Viola Ave
Wallkill, NY, 12589
KG-06
Plattekill Elementary School
1270 Rt 32
Plattekill, NY, 12568
KG-06
Wallkill Senior High School
90 Robinson Dr
Wallkill, NY, 12589
09-12
John G Borden Middle School
109 Bona Venture Ave
Wallkill, NY, 12589
07-08

School District Enrollment By Group

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