Rocky Point, NY (Town Center)




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About Rocky Point, NY (Town Center)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Median real estate price in the Town Center of Rocky Point is $301,748, which is more expensive than 41.7% of the neighborhoods in New York and 70.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Rocky Point Town Center is currently $2,195, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 86.0% of the neighborhoods in New York.

Rocky Point Town Center is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Rocky Point, New York. This is a coastal neighborhood (i.e., is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet).

Real estate in the Town Center of Rocky Point, NY is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Town Center neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Rocky Point Town Center. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 18.1%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 81.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This can sometimes be the case in neighborhoods dominated by new construction that is not yet occupied. But often neighborhoods with vacancy rates this high are places that can be plagued by a protracted vacancy problem. If you live here, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.

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: Real Estate

Do you like a coastal setting? If so, this neighborhood may be to your liking. The Rocky Point Town Center neighborhood is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet. Often such coastal places have amenities and recreational activities on the waterfront that are attractive to residents and visitors alike. In addition to being coastal, Rocky Point Town Center is a very nautical neighborhood, meaning that it is somewhat historic, walkable, densely populated and on the water. This gives the neighborhood a very nautical feel, with some seaside and shipping feel, which some may really enjoy the sights and sounds of.

Notable & Unique: People

Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the Rocky Point Town Center neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the Rocky Point Town Center community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.

In addition, rocky Point Town Center has the amazing distinction of housing more same sex couples living together than 98.8% of neighborhoods in the U.S. If you are seeking such a neighborhood, NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that this is one place that you should consider.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Rocky Point Town Center neighborhood has more Irish and Italian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 34.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Irish ancestry and 24.1% have Italian ancestry.

Rocky Point Town Center is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.9% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Gujarati, which is native to the Indian state of Gujarat, at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 96.5% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Length of Commute

Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute is an important factor for one's quality of life. The Rocky Point Town Center neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis. Long commutes can be brutal. They take time, money, and energy, leaving less of you for yourself and your family. The residents of the Rocky Point Town Center neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having, on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America. 9.5% 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 96.8% of all 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 Town Center neighborhood in Rocky Point 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 90.5% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.0% 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 100.0% 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 Rocky Point Town Center neighborhood, 33.6% 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 27.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (23.7%), and 15.7% in clerical, assistant, and tech support 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 Town Center neighborhood in Rocky Point, NY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (34.8%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (24.1%), and residents who report German roots (15.6%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (11.1%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (4.7%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Rocky Point Town Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 89.8% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (5.5%).

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in Rocky Point Town Center neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (26.6% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.

Here most residents (86.6%) 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 (10.1%) . 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 Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

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Rocky Point 0.101011101001110
New York State 3.80
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Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

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ROCKY POINT UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT


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Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to NY Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Joseph A Edgar Imtermediate School
525 Rt 25 A
Rocky Point, NY, 11778
03-05
Frank J Carasiti Elementary School
90 Rocky Pt Yaphank Rd
Rocky Point, NY, 11778
KG-02
Rocky Point High School
82 Rocky Pt Yaphank Rd
Rocky Point, NY, 11778
09-12
Rocky Point Middle School
76 Rocky Pt Yaphank Rd
Rocky Point, NY, 11778
06-08

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