Most Expensive Seaford Neighborhoods
Seaford is a medium-sized coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of New York. With a population of 15,507 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Seaford is the 128th largest community in New York.
Seaford home prices are not only among the most expensive in New York, but Seaford real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Seaford is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Seaford is a town of sales and office workers, professionals and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Seaford who work in office and administrative support (18.28%), sales jobs (11.46%) and teaching (9.69%).
Because of many things, Seaford is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Seaford really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Seaford perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
Seaford is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.
In Seaford, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.47 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average. One bright side is that local public transit is widely used, so it may be an option to avoid the headache of driving in the heavy traffic by leaving the car at home and taking transit.
Despite being a small town, Seaford has a lot of people using the train to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the train are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.
The population of Seaford is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 36.34% of adults in Seaford have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Seaford in 2010 was $41,145, which is upper middle income relative to New York, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $164,580 for a family of four.
The people who call Seaford home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Seaford residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Seaford include Italian, Irish, German, Polish, English and Russian.
The most common language spoken in Seaford is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||5,232|
|SEAFORD HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||88.52%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||11.48%|
|TYPE OF SEAFORD HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||91.91%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||1.00%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||5.64%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||1.44%|
|SIZE OF SEAFORD HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||6.37%|
|AGE OF SEAFORD HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||4.70%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||14.69%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||66.45%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||14.16%|
|SEAFORD REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$467,633|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$2,060|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $54,000||1.72%|
|$54,001 - $107,000||0.45%|
|$107,001 - $214,000||1.49%|
|$214,001 - $321,000||4.28%|
|$321,001 - $428,000||30.87%|
|$428,001 - $535,000||35.22%|
|$535,001 - $803,000||22.38%|
|$803,001 - $1,070,000||3.44%|
|PEOPLE OF SEAFORD||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||5.36%|
|5 TO 17||17.21%|
|18 TO 24||7.95%|
|25 TO 34||10.24%|
|35 TO 54||28.55%|
|55 TO 64||14.69%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||15.99%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||94.77%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$104,479|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$41,145|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||2.64%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Education (12.66%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (7.77%)
Public Service (7.17%)
Information Technology (4.51%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||0.02%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.00%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||0.00%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||1.32%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||4.71%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||Italian (37.97%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (91.60%)
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