Port Chester, NY (Village Center)




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About Port Chester, NY (Village Center)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Median real estate price in the Village Center of Port Chester is $367,358, which is more expensive than 48.7% of the neighborhoods in New York and 77.5% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Port Chester Village Center is currently $1,595, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 40.1% of New York neighborhoods.

Port Chester Village Center is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Port Chester, New York.

Real estate in the Village Center of Port Chester, NY is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the Village Center 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.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 9.4% in Port Chester Village Center. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 48.8% 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 Port Chester, the Village Center neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Port Chester Village Center neighborhood has more South American and Brazilian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 27.3% of this neighborhood's residents have South American ancestry and 2.8% have Brazilian ancestry.

Port Chester Village Center is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.9% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Portuguese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.6% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

There are more people living in the Port Chester Village Center neighborhood employed as sales and service workers (42.3%) 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: Migration / Stability

The freedom of moving to new places versus the comfort of home. How much and how often people move not only can create diverse and worldly neighborhoods, but simultaneously it can produce a loss of intimacy with one's surroundings and a lack of connectedness to one's neighbors. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research has identified this neighborhood as unique with regard to the transience of its populace. What is interesting to note, is that the Port Chester Village Center neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country (61.3%) than are found in 99.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

In the Port Chester Village Center 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 29.7% of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than we found in 98.7% of American neighborhoods. Get ready to put on your walking shoes if you move here!

Notable & Unique: Car Ownership

We Americans love our cars. Not only are they a necessity for most Americans due to the shape of our neighborhoods and the distances between where we live, work, shop, and go to school, but we also fancy them. As a result, most households in America have one, two, or three cars. But NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis shows that the Port Chester Village Center neighborhood has a highly unusual pattern of car ownership. 43.1% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.2% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Even if you drive or take transit to your place of employment, many people enjoy being able to walk in their neighborhood. What many people don't realize is that most of America's premier vacation locations are also very walkable. The Port Chester Village Center neighborhood is among the top 5% of American neighborhoods in terms of walkability.

In addition, 84.8% of the real estate in the Port Chester Village Center neighborhood is occupied by renters, which is nearly the highest rate of renter occupancy of any neighborhood in America.

Furthermore, 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 Port Chester Village Center 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, 36.0% of the real estate here are small 2, 3, or 4 unit apartment buildings, which is a higher proportion than found in 95.5% of America's neighborhoods.


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 Village Center neighborhood in Port Chester are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 64.8% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 24.6% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 64.4% 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 Port Chester Village Center neighborhood, 57.7% 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 manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 21.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (10.7%), and 9.3% in executive, management, and professional occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the Village Center neighborhood in Port Chester, NY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (29.0%). There are also a number of people of South American ancestry (27.3%), and residents who report Puerto Rican roots (3.4%), and some of the residents are also of Brazilian ancestry (2.8%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (1.7%), among others. In addition, 61.3% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: 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 Port Chester Village Center neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 77.1% of households. Other important languages spoken here include English and Portuguese.

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in Port Chester Village Center neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (42.6% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (30.4%) 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 (29.7%) and 10.7% of residents also take the train 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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Village Center 0.101011101001110
Port Chester 0.101011101001110
New York State 3.80
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Village Center 0.101011101001110
Port Chester 0.101011101001110
New York State 16.04
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Port Chester 0.101011101001110
New York State 41

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 12 Condition Alerts found.

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PORT CHESTER-RYE UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT


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Better than of NY 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
King Street School
697 King St
Port Chester, NY, 10573
KG-05
John F Kennedy Magnet School
40 Olivia St
Port Chester, NY, 10573
KG-05
Park Avenue School
Park Ave
Port Chester, NY, 10573
KG-05
Port Chester Middle School
113 Bowman Ave
Port Chester, NY, 10573
06-08
Port Chester Senior High School
1 Tamarack Rd
Port Chester, NY, 10573
09-12
Thomas A Edison School
132 Rectory St
Port Chester, NY, 10573
KG-05

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