Poughkeepsie, NY (N Hamilton St / Parker Ave)




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About Poughkeepsie, NY (N Hamilton St / Parker Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

N Hamilton St / Parker Ave median real estate price is $173,663, which is less expensive than 73.7% of New York neighborhoods and 73.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in N Hamilton St / Parker Ave is currently $1,456, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 58.6% of New York neighborhoods.

N Hamilton St / Parker Ave is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Poughkeepsie, New York.

N Hamilton St / Parker Ave 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 renter occupied. Many of the residences in the N Hamilton St / Parker Ave 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.

N Hamilton St / Parker Ave has a 15.3% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 75.5% of American neighborhoods). Most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This could either signal that there is a weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood or that large amount of new housing has been built and not yet occupied. Either way, if you live here, you may find many of the homes or apartments are empty.

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 Poughkeepsie, the N Hamilton St / Parker Ave neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

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 N Hamilton St / Parker Ave 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 57.0% of the real estate here is made up of such dwellings, which is higher than 98.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the N Hamilton St / Parker Ave neighborhood has more Jamaican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 9.0% of this neighborhood's residents have Jamaican ancestry.

N Hamilton St / Parker Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.6% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak French at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.3% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: People

Of particular note, 9.8% of the people in the N Hamilton St / Parker Ave neighborhood currently reside in a correction facility, held due to punishment for a crime.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

There are more people living in the N Hamilton St / Parker Ave neighborhood employed as sales and service workers (54.9%) 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 N Hamilton St / Parker Ave 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 15.4% of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than we found in 96.7% of American neighborhoods. Get ready to put on your walking shoes if you move here!


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 N Hamilton St / Parker Ave neighborhood in Poughkeepsie are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 85.1% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 40.9% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 84.1% 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 N Hamilton St / Parker Ave neighborhood, 45.1% 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 executive, management, and professional occupations, with 25.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (15.7%), and 14.0% 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 N Hamilton St / Parker Ave neighborhood in Poughkeepsie, NY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Italian (12.7%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (9.1%), and residents who report Jamaican roots (9.0%), and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (8.6%), along with some German ancestry residents (7.9%), among others. In addition, 21.9% 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 N Hamilton St / Parker Ave neighborhood is English, spoken by 71.1% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.

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 N Hamilton St / Parker Ave neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (32.1% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (60.4%) 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 (15.4%) and 12.3% 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

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 Q2 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
N Hamilton St / Parker Ave 0.101011101001110
Poughkeepsie 0.101011101001110
New York State 3.80

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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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N Hamilton St / Parker Ave 0.101011101001110
Poughkeepsie 0.101011101001110
New York State 16.04

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Crimes Per Square Mile

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N Hamilton St / Parker Ave 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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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 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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