Poughkeepsie, NY (Smith St / Mansion St)




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About Poughkeepsie, NY (Smith St / Mansion St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Smith St / Mansion St median real estate price is $172,672, which is less expensive than 72.2% of New York neighborhoods and 72.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Smith St / Mansion St is currently $1,104, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 69.5% of New York neighborhoods.

Smith St / Mansion St is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Poughkeepsie, New York.

Smith St / Mansion St 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 Smith St / Mansion 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.

Smith St / Mansion St has a 15.3% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 75.1% 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

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Smith St / Mansion St neighborhood has more Jamaican and Dominican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 20.2% of this neighborhood's residents have Jamaican ancestry and 3.1% have Dominican ancestry.

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 Smith St / Mansion 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, 52.1% of the real estate here are small 2, 3, or 4 unit apartment buildings, which is a higher proportion than found in 98.2% of America's neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

More people in Smith St / Mansion St choose to walk to work each day (14.5%) than almost any neighborhood in America. If you are attracted to the idea of being able to walk to work, this neighborhood could be a good choice.

Notable & Unique: People

Whether by choice, divorce, or unplanned pregnancy, single moms may have the toughest job in the book. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that the Smith St / Mansion St neighborhood has more single mother households than 95.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. Often high concentrations of single mother homes can be a strong indicator of family and social issues such as poverty, high rates of school dropouts, crime, and other societal problems.


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 Smith St / Mansion St 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 90.8% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 53.9% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 92.6% 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 Smith St / Mansion St neighborhood, 37.7% 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 26.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (19.5%), and 16.3% 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 Smith St / Mansion St neighborhood in Poughkeepsie, NY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Jamaican (20.2%). There are also a number of people of Puerto Rican ancestry (8.7%), and residents who report Italian roots (8.5%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (5.7%), along with some Sub-Saharan African ancestry residents (4.8%), among others. In addition, 22.9% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Smith St / Mansion St neighborhood is English, spoken by 82.0% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (14.2%).

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 Smith St / Mansion St neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (33.2% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (62.3%) 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 (14.5%) and 8.7% 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. 4 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Smith St / Mansion St 0.101011101001110
Poughkeepsie 0.101011101001110
New York State 3.80
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Smith St / Mansion St 0.101011101001110
Poughkeepsie 0.101011101001110
New York State 41

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 12 Condition Alerts found.

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Schools In This District

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

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