Queensbury, NY (West Glens Falls)




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About Queensbury, NY (West Glens Falls)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

West Glens Falls median real estate price is $152,146, which is less expensive than 76.6% of New York neighborhoods and 76.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in West Glens Falls is currently $980, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 76.4% of New York neighborhoods.

West Glens Falls is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Queensbury, New York.

West Glens Falls real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the West Glens Falls neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

In West Glens Falls, the current vacancy rate is 3.1%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 87.4% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in West Glens Falls is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

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 West Glens Falls neighborhood has more French and French Canadian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 16.1% of this neighborhood's residents have French ancestry and 4.3% have French Canadian ancestry.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the West Glens Falls neighborhood in Queensbury are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 54.5% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 16.0% 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 51.1% of America'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 West Glens Falls neighborhood, 33.7% 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 32.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (18.8%), and 14.7% in clerical, assistant, and tech support 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 West Glens Falls neighborhood in Queensbury, NY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (19.1%). There are also a number of people of French ancestry (16.1%), and residents who report German roots (12.7%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (11.1%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (9.8%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the West Glens Falls neighborhood is English, spoken by 95.4% of households.

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 West Glens Falls neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (42.4% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (87.9%) 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 (6.7%) . 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.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
West Glens Falls 0.101011101001110
Queensbury 0.101011101001110
New York State 3.80
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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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West Glens Falls 0.101011101001110
Queensbury 0.101011101001110
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Crimes Per Square Mile

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West Glens Falls 0.101011101001110
Queensbury 0.101011101001110
New York State 41

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 10 Condition Alerts found.

School Rating Information

 
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Better than of U.S. schools.

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Neighborhood Educational Environment

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This neighborhood is served by 2 districts:

QUEENSBURY UNION FREE 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.

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
Queensbury Senior High School
409 Aviation Rd
Queensbury, NY, 12804
09-12
William H Barton Intermediate School
425 Aviation Rd
Queensbury, NY, 12804
03-05
Queensbury Elementary School
431 Aviation Rd
Queensbury, NY, 12804
KG-03
Queensbury Middle School
455 Aviation Rd
Queensbury, NY, 12804
06-08

School District Enrollment By Group

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GLENS FALLS 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)

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
Big Cross Street School
15 Big Cross St
Glens Falls, NY, 12801
KG-04
Glens Falls Middle School
20 Quade St
Glens Falls, NY, 12801
05-08
Glens Falls Senior High School
10 Quade St
Glens Falls, NY, 12801
09-12
Kensington Road School
43 Kensington Rd
Glens Falls, NY, 12801
KG-04
Jackson Heights School
24 Jackson Ave
Glens Falls, NY, 12801
PK-04

School District Enrollment By Group

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