Median real estate price in the Village Center of Rockville Centre is $595,661, which is more expensive than 55.6% of the neighborhoods in New York and 80.0% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Rockville Centre Village Center is currently $2,787, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 47.6% of New York neighborhoods.
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 1.7%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 89.0% 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.
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.
In the Rockville Centre Village Center neighborhood, 18.0% 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 96.7% of the neighborhoods in America.
One of the most interesting things about the Rockville Centre Village Center neighborhood is that it has a greater concentration of residents who live alone than most all neighborhoods in America. With 51.5% of the households here made up of people living alone, NeighborhoodScout's research reveals that this is a larger proportion of people living alone than in 96.5% of the neighborhoods in America.
In addition, one of the really interesting characteristics about the Rockville Centre Village Center neighborhood is that, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research, it is an excellent choice in which to reside for college students. Due to its popularity among college students who already choose to live here, its walkability, and its above average safety from crime, the neighborhood is ideal for prospective or already-enrolled college students. Between semesters and during school breaks, you'll notice that the excitement here fluctuates with the college seasons. Despite the excitement however, parents of college-age children can rest easy knowing that this neighborhood has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 4.2% of college-friendly places to live in the state of New York. In addition to being an excellent choice for college students, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for active retirees and urban sophisticates.
Did you know that the Rockville Centre Village Center neighborhood has more Canadian and Dominican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Canadian ancestry and 7.4% have Dominican ancestry.
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 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 74.9% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 4.5% 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 66.8% of America's neighborhoods.
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, 58.6% 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 17.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (11.4%), and 11.3% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the Rockville Centre Village Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 87.1% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (10.4%).
Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.
In the Village Center neighborhood in Rockville Centre, NY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (22.6%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (15.1%), and residents who report German roots (9.7%), and some of the residents are also of Asian ancestry (7.7%), along with some Dominican ancestry residents (7.4%), among others. In addition, 15.1% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
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 (34.7% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.
Here most residents (46.6%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (18.0%) and 9.2% 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.