Poughkeepsie, NY (Church St / Gerald Dr)




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About Poughkeepsie, NY (Church St / Gerald Dr)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Church St / Gerald Dr median real estate price is $118,640, which is less expensive than 83.5% of New York neighborhoods and 83.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Church St / Gerald Dr is currently $1,397, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 61.6% of New York neighborhoods.

Church St / Gerald Dr is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Poughkeepsie, New York.

Church St / Gerald Dr real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) small apartment buildings and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the Church St / Gerald Dr neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built before 1940.

Real estate vacancies in Church St / Gerald Dr are 4.5%, which is lower than one will find in 79.1% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Church St / Gerald Dr is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.

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: Diversity

Did you know that the Church St / Gerald Dr neighborhood has more Jamaican and Haitian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 13.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Jamaican ancestry and 1.9% have Haitian ancestry.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Corner bodegas, stores on the first floor and apartments above, former grand Victorian residences converted into apartments, three-deckers built shoulder-to-shoulder, duplexes. Such building types define the real estate of neighborhoods dominated by small 2, 3, and 4 unit apartment buildings. Many are in older core neighborhoods of Eastern and Midwestern cities, or historic town centers in their hinterlands. If you wax romantic about the look and feel of such neighborhoods, with fresh pizza, falafel and an independent florist at the corner, then you might find the Church St / Gerald Dr neighborhood worth a close look. This neighborhood is an absolutely outstanding example of the dominance of small 2, 3, and 4 unit apartment buildings compared to neighborhoods across the nation, as they make up a substantial portion of this neighborhood's real estate stock. In fact, no less than 49.0% of the real estate here is made up of such dwellings, which is higher than 97.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: People

Single parenting is hard. But you don't have to tell the Church St / Gerald Dr neighborhood about it; they already know. 20.1% of this neighborhood's households are run by single mothers, which is a higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 96.5% of American neighborhoods. Further NeighborhoodScout research showed strong statistical correlations among high rates of children living in single parent households, and neighborhood crime, particularly violent crime, neighborhood poverty, and, importantly, the percentage of low weight births and rates of infant mortality.


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 Church St / Gerald Dr neighborhood in Poughkeepsie are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 72.5% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 26.5% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 67.5% 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 Church St / Gerald Dr neighborhood, 32.3% 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 27.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (22.0%), and 18.2% 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 Church St / Gerald Dr neighborhood in Poughkeepsie, NY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Jamaican (13.9%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (11.6%), and residents who report Irish roots (11.3%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (8.1%), along with some Puerto Rican ancestry residents (6.3%), among others. In addition, 12.3% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Church St / Gerald Dr neighborhood is English, spoken by 88.9% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (6.1%).

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 Church St / Gerald Dr neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (33.8% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (68.7%) 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 (12.0%) and 6.6% of residents also hop out the door and walk to work 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

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Home Values, Rents: Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), National Agriculture Statistics Service (U.S. Department of Agriculture).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

44 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

67 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Church St / Gerald Dr 0.101011101001110
Poughkeepsie 0.101011101001110
New York State 3.80

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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Church St / Gerald Dr 0.101011101001110
Poughkeepsie 0.101011101001110
New York State 16.04

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Church St / Gerald Dr 0.101011101001110
Poughkeepsie 0.101011101001110
New York State 41

Neighborhood Public School Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more

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School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

POUGHKEEPSIE CITY 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)

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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
Columbus School
12 S Perry St
Poughkeepsie, NY, 12601
PK-KG
Poughkeepsie Middle School
55 College Ave
Poughkeepsie, NY, 12603
06-08
Poughkeepsie High School
70 Forbus St
Poughkeepsie, NY, 12603
09-12
Morse Young Magnet School
101 Mansion St
Poughkeepsie, NY, 12601
KG-05
Gov George Clinton School
100 Montgomery St
Poughkeepsie, NY, 12601
01-05
G W Krieger School
265 Hooker Ave
Poughkeepsie, NY, 12603
KG-05
Warring Magnet Academy Of Science And Technology School
283 Mansion St
Poughkeepsie, NY, 12601
KG-05

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