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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Braddock Heights / Crescent Beach median real estate price is $322,952, which is less expensive than 71.2% of New York neighborhoods and 53.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Braddock Heights / Crescent Beach is currently $1,958, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 69.4% of New York neighborhoods.

Braddock Heights / Crescent Beach is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Rochester, New York.

Braddock Heights / Crescent Beach real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Braddock Heights / Crescent Beach neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 9.2% in Braddock Heights / Crescent Beach. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 41.8% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

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.

People

If you are planning to retire in New York, this neighborhood should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, Braddock Heights / Crescent Beach may be considered a retiree's dream neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and metrics, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety from crime compared to other neighborhoods in New York, while also offering a diverse range of housing options. This, along with the vibrant mix of very educated seniors and other age groups who choose to live here, makes the neighborhood more retiree-friendly than 97.2% of neighborhoods in NY. If a New York retirement is in your future, this neighborhood should be one of the places you visit.

Diversity

Did you know that the Braddock Heights / Crescent Beach neighborhood has more Italian and Russian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 20.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Italian ancestry and 3.8% have Russian ancestry.

Braddock Heights / Crescent Beach is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.6% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Russian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.8% of the neighborhoods in America.

The Neighbors

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 Braddock Heights / Crescent Beach neighborhood in Rochester are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 65.7% of the neighborhoods in America. With 18.0% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 65.6% of U.S. neighborhoods.

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 Braddock Heights / Crescent Beach neighborhood, 55.8% 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 20.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (15.4%), and 8.3% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the Braddock Heights / Crescent Beach neighborhood is English, spoken by 94.9% of households.

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 Braddock Heights / Crescent Beach neighborhood in Rochester, NY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (26.0%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (22.8%), and residents who report Italian roots (20.9%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (12.3%), along with some French ancestry residents (5.6%), among others.

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 Braddock Heights / Crescent Beach neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (58.8% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (80.8%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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