Rochester, NY (Upper Falls Blvd / Joseph Ave)




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About Rochester, NY (Upper Falls Blvd / Joseph Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Upper Falls Blvd / Joseph Ave real estate is primarily composed of apartments and renters, so no median house value data are available. The average rental price in Upper Falls Blvd / Joseph Ave is currently $673, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 95.2% of New York neighborhoods.

Upper Falls Blvd / Joseph Ave is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Rochester, New York.

Upper Falls Blvd / Joseph Ave 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 Upper Falls Blvd / Joseph Ave neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Real estate vacancies in Upper Falls Blvd / Joseph Ave are 7.0%, which is lower than one will find in 63.0% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Upper Falls Blvd / Joseph Ave is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.

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 Rochester, the Upper Falls Blvd / Joseph Ave neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: People

Single parenting is hard. But you don't have to tell the Upper Falls Blvd / Joseph Ave neighborhood about it; they already know. 33.6% of this neighborhood's households are run by single mothers, which is a higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.7% of American neighborhoods. Further NeighborhoodScout research showed strong statistical correlations among high rates of children living in single parent households, and neighborhood crime, particularly violent crime, neighborhood poverty, and, importantly, the percentage of low weight births and rates of infant mortality.

In addition, the Upper Falls Blvd / Joseph Ave neighborhood stands out for having an average per capita income lower than 98.4% of the neighborhoods in the United States. The Upper Falls Blvd / Joseph Ave neighborhood also has a greater percentage of children living in poverty (82.3%) than found in 99.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Children living in poverty is one of the challenges facing America, and the world, and in this neighborhood in particular, the problem can be considered acute.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

From major sales accounts to fast-food workers, sales and service employees are often the backbone of the local economy. In the Upper Falls Blvd / Joseph Ave neighborhood, they truly stand out. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis identifies this neighborhood as having a higher percentage of sales and service workers than 99.7% of all American neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Upper Falls Blvd / Joseph Ave neighborhood has more Puerto Rican and Jamaican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 30.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Puerto Rican ancestry and 5.9% have Jamaican ancestry.

Upper Falls Blvd / Joseph Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 5.4% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak African languages at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.9% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

98.4% of the real estate in the Upper Falls Blvd / Joseph Ave neighborhood is occupied by renters, which is nearly the highest rate of renter occupancy of any neighborhood in America.

In addition, 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 Upper Falls Blvd / Joseph 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 46.6% of the real estate here is made up of such dwellings, which is higher than 97.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Car Ownership

Most American households own a car or other vehicle. Many own two cars or perhaps three. In the United States, it is useful to have an automobile not only for commuting, but also for shopping and getting to other services one needs. But NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed that households in the Upper Falls Blvd / Joseph Ave neighborhood have a highly unusual car ownership. 38.6% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.8% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

Our research shows that more people carpool to work here in the Upper Falls Blvd / Joseph Ave (21.8%) than in 96.5% of the neighborhoods in America.


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 Upper Falls Blvd / Joseph Ave neighborhood in Rochester are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 98.4% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 82.3% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 99.4% 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 Upper Falls Blvd / Joseph Ave neighborhood, 57.5% 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 26.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (11.2%), and 5.0% in manufacturing and laborer 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 Upper Falls Blvd / Joseph Ave neighborhood in Rochester, NY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Puerto Rican (30.9%). There are also a number of people of Sub-Saharan African ancestry (15.5%), and residents who report Jamaican roots (5.9%), and some of the residents are also of Asian ancestry (3.9%), along with some African ancestry residents (1.3%), 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 Upper Falls Blvd / Joseph Ave neighborhood is English, spoken by 63.3% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.

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 Upper Falls Blvd / Joseph Ave neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (56.0% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (70.2%) 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 (21.8%) and 6.2% 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

44 Vital Statistics. 8 Condition Alerts found.

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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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Upper Falls Blvd / Joseph Ave 0.101011101001110
Rochester 0.101011101001110
New York State 3.80
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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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Upper Falls Blvd / Joseph Ave 0.101011101001110
Rochester 0.101011101001110
New York State 16.04
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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Upper Falls Blvd / Joseph Ave 0.101011101001110
Rochester 0.101011101001110
New York State 41

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 13 Condition Alerts found.

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School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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ROCHESTER CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT


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Better than of NY school districts.

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Better than of US school districts.

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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

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