Rockville Centre, NY (Village Center)




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About Rockville Centre, NY (Village Center)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Median real estate price in the Village Center of Rockville Centre is $441,951, which is more expensive than 57.1% of the neighborhoods in New York and 80.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Rockville Centre Village Center is currently $1,822, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 69.2% of the neighborhoods in New York.

Rockville Centre Village Center is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Rockville Centre, New York.

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

In Rockville Centre Village Center, the current vacancy rate is 4.0%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 82.4% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Rockville Centre Village Center is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

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.

Notable & Unique: People

If you are planning to retire in New York, this neighborhood should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, Rockville Centre Village Center 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 98.8% 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.

In addition, the types of households in a neighborhood can tell a lot about the character and lifestyle of those living here. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood, above nearly every neighborhood in America, has a greater percentage of its residents living alone: 46.7%. This is a higher percent living alone than we found in 95.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Often residents who live alone are new arrivals to an area who are single, and often senior citizens who have lost a spouse.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Rockville Centre Village Center neighborhood has more Irish and Dominican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 28.2% of this neighborhood's residents have Irish ancestry and 5.4% have Dominican ancestry.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

In the Rockville Centre Village Center neighborhood, 16.6% 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 95.8% of the neighborhoods in America.


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 Village Center neighborhood in Rockville Centre are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 66.8% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 14.3% 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 54.6% 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 Rockville Centre Village Center neighborhood, 52.2% 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 (12.2%), and 10.1% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

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 Village Center neighborhood in Rockville Centre, NY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (28.2%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (20.9%), and residents who report German roots (9.7%), and some of the residents are also of Dominican ancestry (5.4%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (4.0%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Rockville Centre Village Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 86.7% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (10.1%).

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 Rockville Centre Village Center neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (32.0% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.

Here most residents (54.9%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (16.6%) and 15.9% 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

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Village Center 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

65 Vital Statistics. 15 Condition Alerts found.

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This neighborhood is served by 3 districts:

OCEANSIDE UNION FREE 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
School 3
2852 Fortesque Ave
Oceanside, NY, 11572
01-06
School 6 Kindergarten Center
25 Castleton Ct
Oceanside, NY, 11572
PK-KG
School 9 E Boardman Elem School
170 Beatrice Ave
Oceanside, NY, 11572
01-06
School 7 Oceanside Senior High School
3160 Skillman Ave
Oceanside, NY, 11572
09-12
School 5
2440 N Oceanside Rd
Oceanside, NY, 11572
01-06
School 8
3252 Fulton Ave
Oceanside, NY, 11572
01-06
School 4
3210 Oceanside Rd
Oceanside, NY, 11572
01-06
School 9 M Oceanside Middle School
186 Alice Ave
Oceanside, NY, 11572
07-08
Castleton Academy High School Of Oceanside
25 Castleton Ct
Oceanside, NY, 11572
09-12
School 2
2745 Terrell Ave
Oceanside, NY, 11572
01-06

School District Enrollment By Group

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BALDWIN UNION FREE 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
Baldwin Senior High School
841 E T Kloberg Dr
Baldwin, NY, 11510
09-12
Brookside Elementary School
940 Stanton Ave
Baldwin, NY, 11510
KG-05
Lenox Elementary School
551 Lenox Rd
Baldwin, NY, 11510
KG-05
Meadow Elementary School
880 Jackson St
Baldwin, NY, 11510
KG-05
Plaza Elementary School
501 Seaman Ave
Baldwin, NY, 11510
KG-06
Steele Elementary School
860 Church St
Baldwin, NY, 11510
KG-05
Baldwin Middle School
3211 Schreiber Pl
Baldwin, NY, 11510
06-08

School District Enrollment By Group

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ROCKVILLE CENTRE UNION FREE 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
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

School District Enrollment By Group

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