Rockville Centre, NY (Hempstead Ave / Linden St)




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About Rockville Centre, NY (Hempstead Ave / Linden St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Hempstead Ave / Linden St median real estate price is $732,995, which is more expensive than 83.4% of the neighborhoods in New York and 94.2% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Hempstead Ave / Linden St is currently $2,756, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 94.2% of the neighborhoods in New York.

Hempstead Ave / Linden St is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Rockville Centre, New York.

Hempstead Ave / Linden St real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Hempstead Ave / Linden St neighborhood are relatively historic, built no later than 1939, and in some cases, quite a bit earlier. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

In Hempstead Ave / Linden St, the current vacancy rate is 1.4%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 94.5% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Hempstead Ave / Linden St is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

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 Rockville Centre, the Hempstead Ave / Linden St neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: People

If you're a regular supporter of the arts and enjoy outings to the theatre, weekend boutique-ing, or even a finely aged wine with dinner, than you're in good company with the people of the Hempstead Ave / Linden St neighborhood. This neighborhood is uniquely immersed with more "urban sophisticates" than 100.0% of neighborhoods across the country. The people here truly stand out as a class among their own. They are an exclusive community characterized by refined tastes, cultural inclinations, and the means to live well. Urban sophisticates live a big city lifestyle, whether or not they live in or near a big city. They are educated executives or managers by week, and serial patrons of the arts by weekend. If this lifestyle pertains to you, than you'll certainly feel right at home in the Hempstead Ave / Linden St neighborhood. In addition to being an excellent choice for urban sophisticates, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for families with school-aged children and highly educated executives.

In addition, if you come to know the people here, you will recognize that you're in the company of one of the wealthiest communities in the nation. In fact, a mere 1.1% of America's neighborhoods are wealthier than the Hempstead Ave / Linden St neighborhood. Real estate here is exceedingly well-maintained, and similarly, tends to maintain its value over time. The cars driven are mostly luxury brands like Mercedes, Audi, BMW, and Lexus. If the public schools aren't up to snuff, the residents of this neighborhood preferentially send their children to private preparatory schools. Vacation to Disney? Yes, but equally popular are summers in Europe.

Also, the rate of college educated adults in the Hempstead Ave / Linden St neighborhood is a unique characteristic of the neighborhood. 72.9% of adults here have received at least a 4-year bachelor's degree, compared to the average neighborhood in America, which has 22.6% of the adults with a bachelor's degree. The rate here is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Hempstead Ave / Linden St neighborhood has more Irish and Italian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 53.2% of this neighborhood's residents have Irish ancestry and 26.4% have Italian ancestry.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

In the Hempstead Ave / Linden St neighborhood, 35.1% of people ride the train to work each day. This is a very high percentage compared to most places. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this is a higher level of train ridership than in 97.8% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Length of Commute

Regardless of the means by which residents commute, this neighborhood has a length of commute that is notable. Long commutes can be brutal. They take time, money, and energy, leaving less of you for yourself and your family. The residents of the Hempstead Ave / Linden St neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having, on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America. 10.6% of commuters here travel more than one hour just one-way to work. That is more than two hours per day. This percentage with two-hour + round-trip commutes is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.8% of all neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Owner-occupied real estate dominates the Hempstead Ave / Linden St neighborhood. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout research, the percentage of residential real estate occupied by its owner is higher here than in 97.4% of neighborhoods in America.

In addition, do you watch 'This Old House' on Public Television? Do you love the idea of fixing up a Colonial or Victorian era home, complete with the charm of yesteryear? Do you like to stroll or drive streets lined with gracious older residences? If you found yourself nodding yes to any of these questions, you are going to be interested in this unique neighborhood. The Hempstead Ave / Linden St neighborhood stands out on a national scale for the sheer concentration of historic residences it contains: 78.7% of the residential real estate here was built from 1939 or earlier, some much earlier. This is a greater concentration of historic homes than 99.2% of the neighborhoods in the United States.


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 Hempstead Ave / Linden St neighborhood in Rockville Centre are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 98.9% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 5.1% 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 77.3% 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 Hempstead Ave / Linden St neighborhood, 58.0% 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 25.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (11.1%), and 7.9% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.

In the Hempstead Ave / Linden St neighborhood in Rockville Centre, NY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (53.2%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (26.4%), and residents who report German roots (15.2%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (5.5%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (5.2%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Hempstead Ave / Linden St neighborhood is English, spoken by 94.5% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (2.1%).

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 Hempstead Ave / Linden St neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (39.3% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.

Here most residents (54.1%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (35.1%) and 6.1% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors 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

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

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Hempstead Ave / Linden St 0.101011101001110
Rockville Centre 0.101011101001110
New York State 3.80
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Rockville Centre 0.101011101001110
New York State 41

Neighborhood Public School Data

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ROCKVILLE CENTRE UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT


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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
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Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to NY Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Riverside School
110 Riverside Dr
Rockville Centre, NY, 11570
KG-05
William S Covert School
379 Willow St
South Hempstead, NY, 11550
KG-05
South Side Middle School
67 Hillside Ave
Rockville Centre, NY, 11570
06-08
South Side High School
140 Shepherd St
Rockville Centre, NY, 11570
09-12
Watson School
277 N Centre Ave
Rockville Centre, NY, 11570
KG-05
Wilson School
25 Buckingham Rd
Rockville Centre, NY, 11570
KG-05
Hewitt School
446 Hempstead Ave
Rockville Centre, NY, 11570
KG-05

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