Rochester, NY (East Ave / Elmwood Ave)




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About Rochester, NY (East Ave / Elmwood Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

East Ave / Elmwood Ave median real estate price is $305,322, which is less expensive than 57.5% of New York neighborhoods and 57.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in East Ave / Elmwood Ave is currently $1,322, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 56.3% of New York neighborhoods.

East Ave / Elmwood Ave is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Rochester, New York.

East Ave / Elmwood Ave real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the East Ave / Elmwood Ave neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.

East Ave / Elmwood Ave has a 11.5% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 61.6% 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: People

Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the East Ave / Elmwood Ave neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the East Ave / Elmwood Ave community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.

In addition, if you are planning to retire in New York, this neighborhood should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, East Ave / Elmwood Ave 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 98.5% of neighborhoods in NY. If a New York retirement is in your future, this neighborhood should be one of the places you visit. In addition to being an excellent choice for active retirees, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates and highly educated executives.

Also, if knowledge is power, then imagine the cumulative power of one neighborhood where many of the adults have earned an advanced degree, such as a Masters, law degree, medical degree, or even a Ph.D. This is certainly the case in the East Ave / Elmwood Ave neighborhood, where 38.8% have earned an advanced degree. Compare that to the average neighborhood in America, where just 8.4% of adults have completed a post-graduate degree, and you can see why this neighborhood is a stand out. In fact, this neighborhood has a higher rate of adults with an advanced degree than 98.0% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

The East Ave / Elmwood Ave neighborhood has a higher proportion of its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than 99.0% of the neighborhoods in American. In fact, 74.0% of the employed people here make a living as an executive, a manager, or other professional. With such a high concentration, this truly shapes the character of this neighborhood, and to a large degree defines what this neighborhood is about.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the East Ave / Elmwood Ave neighborhood has more Russian and Polish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 6.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Russian ancestry and 13.3% have Polish ancestry.

East Ave / Elmwood Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.6% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Yiddish at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.3% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

Our research reveals that 94.2% of commuters who live in the East Ave / Elmwood Ave neighborhood get to work each day by driving alone in their automobiles, which is a higher proportion than 96.8% of U.S. neighborhoods.


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 East Ave / Elmwood Ave 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 80.1% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.0% 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 100.0% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the East Ave / Elmwood Ave neighborhood, 74.0% 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 12.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (6.9%), and 6.5% 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 East Ave / Elmwood Ave neighborhood in Rochester, NY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (16.7%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (15.2%), and residents who report Italian roots (15.0%), and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (13.3%), along with some English ancestry residents (12.7%), among others.

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 East Ave / Elmwood Ave neighborhood is English, spoken by 88.5% of households. Other important languages spoken here include South Asian languages, Hindi (which is the official language of India) and Spanish.

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 East Ave / Elmwood Ave neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (48.6% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (94.2%) 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.

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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East Ave / Elmwood Ave 0.101011101001110
Rochester 0.101011101001110
New York State 3.80
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East Ave / Elmwood Ave 0.101011101001110
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East Ave / Elmwood Ave 0.101011101001110
Rochester 0.101011101001110
New York State 41

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 22 Condition Alerts found.

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This neighborhood is served by 3 districts:

PITTSFORD CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT


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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
Allen Creek School
3188 East Ave
Rochester, NY, 14618
KG-05
Park Road School
50 Park Rd
Pittsford, NY, 14534
KG-05
Pittsford Mendon High School
472 Mendon Rd
Pittsford, NY, 14534
09-12
Pittsford Sutherland High School
55 Sutherland St
Pittsford, NY, 14534
09-12
Thornell Road School
431 Thornell Rd
Pittsford, NY, 14534
KG-05
Barker Road Middle School
75 Barker Rd
Pittsford, NY, 14534
06-08
Mendon Center Elementary School
110 Mendon Center Rd
Pittsford, NY, 14534
KG-05
Calkins Road Middle School
1899 Calkins Rd
Pittsford, NY, 14534
05-08
Jefferson Road School
15 School Ln
Pittsford, NY, 14534
KG-05

School District Enrollment By Group

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PENFIELD CENTRAL 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)

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
Harris Hill Elementary School
2126 Penfield Rd
Penfield, NY, 14526
KG-05
Bay Trail Middle School
1760 Scribner Rd
Penfield, NY, 14526
06-08
Cobbles Elementary School
140 Gebhardt Rd
Penfield, NY, 14526
KG-05
Indian Landing Elementary School
702 Landing Rd N
Rochester, NY, 14625
KG-05
Penfield Senior High School
25 High School Dr
Penfield, NY, 14526
09-12
Scribner Road Elementary School
1750 Scribner Rd
Penfield, NY, 14526
KG-05

School District Enrollment By Group

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BRIGHTON CENTRAL 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
Council Rock Primary School
600 Grosvenor Rd
Rochester, NY, 14610
KG-02
Brighton High School
1150 Winton Rd S
Rochester, NY, 14618
09-12
French Road Elementary School
488 French Rd
Rochester, NY, 14618
03-05
Twelve Corners Middle School
2643 Elmwood Ave
Rochester, NY, 14618
06-08

School District Enrollment By Group

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