Most Expensive Rockville Centre Neighborhoods
Rockville Centre is a medium-sized village located in the state of New York. With a population of 24,191 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Rockville Centre is the 69th largest community in New York. Rockville Centre has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages.
Rockville Centre home prices are not only among the most expensive in New York, but Rockville Centre real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Rockville Centre is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 92.92% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Rockville Centre is a village of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Rockville Centre who work in management occupations (14.11%), sales jobs (12.70%) and teaching (12.37%).
In addition, Rockville Centre is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are people who are both educated and wealthy, and thus tend to be older, richer, and more established than young professionals. "Urban sophisticates" is not just about being educated and well-off financially: it is a point of view and state of mind, one that you might call 'urbaneness'. But such people can and do regularly live in small towns, suburbs and rural areas, as well as in big cities. They read, support the arts and high-end shops, and love travel.
Because of many things, Rockville Centre is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Rockville Centre a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Rockville Centre has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Rockville Centre’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in Rockville Centre, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 33.90 minutes every day commuting to work. It is, however, a pedestrian-friendly village. Many of its neighborhoods are dense enough and have amenities close enough together that people find it feasible to get around on foot. In addition, local public transit is widely used. For those who would prefer to avoid driving entirely and leave their car at home, it may be an option to use the transit instead.
Although the majority of commuting trips in the village are by private automobile, Rockville Centre is somewhat unusual for a village of its size for having a substantial number of people who use public transportation. For a lot of people, the train helps to get to and from their jobs every morning, which benefits everyone in the Rockville Centre area by reducing both traffic and air pollution.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Rockville Centre, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Rockville Centre is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 59.48% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Rockville Centre in 2010 was $54,791, which is wealthy relative to New York and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $219,164 for a family of four.
The people who call Rockville Centre home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Rockville Centre residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Rockville Centre include Irish, Italian, German, Polish, English and Russian.
The most common language spoken in Rockville Centre is English. Some people also speak Spanish.
|ROCKVILLE CENTRE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||9,187|
|ROCKVILLE CENTRE HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||70.07%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||29.93%|
|TYPE OF ROCKVILLE CENTRE HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||57.55%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||1.26%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||8.69%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||32.42%|
|SIZE OF ROCKVILLE CENTRE HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||7.99%|
|AGE OF ROCKVILLE CENTRE HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||3.34%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||9.51%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||43.08%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||44.08%|
|ROCKVILLE CENTRE REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$653,189|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,514|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $54,000||2.09%|
|$54,001 - $107,000||0.66%|
|$107,001 - $214,000||5.50%|
|$214,001 - $321,000||5.98%|
|$321,001 - $428,000||7.59%|
|$428,001 - $535,000||11.30%|
|$535,001 - $803,000||43.51%|
|$803,001 - $1,070,000||14.22%|
|PEOPLE OF ROCKVILLE CENTRE||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||5.97%|
|5 TO 17||17.81%|
|18 TO 24||7.08%|
|25 TO 34||9.34%|
|35 TO 54||27.45%|
|55 TO 64||14.00%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||18.34%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||96.59%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$108,456|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$54,791|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||5.26%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Education (16.90%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (10.81%)
Public Service (5.02%)
Information Technology (3.89%)
Real estate (2.09%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||4.18%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.24%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||2.61%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||2.99%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||9.60%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||Irish (34.15%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (87.56%)
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