Selkirk, NY (South Albany / Beckers Corners)




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About Selkirk, NY (South Albany / Beckers Corners)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

South Albany / Beckers Corners median real estate price is $288,137, which is less expensive than 59.9% of New York neighborhoods and 59.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in South Albany / Beckers Corners is currently $1,391, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 51.8% of New York neighborhoods.

South Albany / Beckers Corners is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Selkirk, New York.

South Albany / Beckers Corners real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the South Albany / Beckers Corners neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.

In South Albany / Beckers Corners, the current vacancy rate is 1.5%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 94.1% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in South Albany / Beckers Corners is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

The government often provides some of the more stable jobs in the economy. From local, to state, to federal government workers, the government can also be a major employer. What NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed, is that the South Albany / Beckers Corners neighborhood in particular stands out when compared nationally for the proportion of its working residents who are employed by the government. At 17.4% of its workforce, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of government workers than 98.2% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the South Albany / Beckers Corners neighborhood has more Irish and Dutch ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 26.5% of this neighborhood's residents have Irish ancestry and 4.8% have Dutch ancestry.

South Albany / Beckers Corners is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 5.7% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Chinese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 96.4% of the 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 South Albany / Beckers Corners neighborhood in Selkirk 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 91.4% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 1.6% 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 87.9% 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 South Albany / Beckers Corners neighborhood, 52.4% 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 20.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions (17.4%), and 15.2% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

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 South Albany / Beckers Corners neighborhood in Selkirk, NY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (26.5%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (19.6%), and residents who report English roots (17.3%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (17.0%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (5.9%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the South Albany / Beckers Corners neighborhood is English, spoken by 89.5% of households. Some people also speak Chinese (5.7%).

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 South Albany / Beckers Corners neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (54.1% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (88.6%) 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 (9.0%) . 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. 6 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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South Albany / Beckers Corners 0.101011101001110
Selkirk 0.101011101001110
New York State 3.80
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Neighborhood Property Crime

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South Albany / Beckers Corners 0.101011101001110
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New York State 41

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 12 Condition Alerts found.

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This neighborhood is served by 2 districts:

BETHLEHEM CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT


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District Quality Compared to New York

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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
Bethlehem Central Middle School
332 Kenwood Ave
Delmar, NY, 12054
06-08
Bethlehem Central Senior High School
700 Delaware Ave
Delmar, NY, 12054
09-12
Elsmere Elementary School
247 Delaware Ave
Delmar, NY, 12054
KG-05
Glenmont Elementary School
328 Rt 9 W
Glenmont, NY, 12077
KG-05
Hamagrael Elementary School
1 Mcguffey Ln
Delmar, NY, 12054
KG-05
Slingerlands Elementary School
25 Union Ave
Delmar, NY, 12054
KG-05
Eagle Elementary School
27 Van Dyke Rd
Delmar, NY, 12054
KG-05

School District Enrollment By Group

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RAVENA-COEYMANS-SELKIRK CENTRAL 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
Ravena Coeymans Selkirk Senior High School
2025 Rt 9 W
Ravena, NY, 12143
09-12
Albertus W Becker School
1146 Rt 9 W
Selkirk, NY, 12158
PK-05
Pieter B Coeymans School
66 Church St
Coeymans, NY, 12045
PK-05
Ravena Coeymans Selkirk Middle School
2025 Rt 9 W
Ravena, NY, 12143
06-08

School District Enrollment By Group

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