Spencer, NY

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Spencer Profile


Overview

Spencer is a tiny village located in the state of New York. With a population of 707 people and just one neighborhood, Spencer is the 775th largest community in New York. Spencer has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.

Occupations and Workforce

Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Spencer is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Spencer is a village of sales and office workers, construction workers and builders, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Spencer who work in office and administrative support (16.14%), sales jobs (7.28%), and management occupations (7.28%).

Also of interest is that Spencer has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Setting & Lifestyle

The overall crime rate in Spencer is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.

It is a fairly quiet village because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Spencer has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Spencer has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Spencer than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Spencer may be for you.

In Spencer, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 32.82 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

Spencer Demographics

In terms of college education, the citizens of Spencer rank slightly lower than the national average. 14.81% of adults 25 and older in Spencer have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.

The per capita income in Spencer in 2018 was $27,900, which is lower middle income relative to New York, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $111,600 for a family of four. However, Spencer contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Spencer home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Spencer residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Spencer include Irish, English, German, Italian, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Spencer is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Polish.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Source
Real Estate Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q4 2020. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Housing Market Details

 

AGE OF Spencer, NY HOMES

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Source
Demographics Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source
Crime Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

violent Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Neighborhood Property Crime

property Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Property Crime Index By Type
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Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Neighborhood Public School Data

Source
School Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2017
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

(100 is best)

Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

Rates the quality of all K-12 public schools that serve this neighborhood. Info

Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to NY* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Candor Elementary School
2 Academy St
Candor, NY 13743
KG-06
Candor Junior-Senior High School
1 Academy St
Candor, NY 13743
07-12
Spencer-Van Etten Elementary School
7 Langford St
Van Etten, NY 14889
PK-04
Spencer-Van Etten High School
16 Dartts Crossroad
Spencer, NY 14883
09-12
Spencer-Van Etten Middle School
1 Center St
Spencer, NY 14883
05-08
Tioga Elementary School
41 5 Th Ave
Tioga Center, NY 13845
PK-04
Tioga Middle School
27 5 Th Ave
Tioga Center, NY 13845
05-08
Tioga Senior High School
27 5 Th Ave
Tioga Center, NY 13845
09-12
* 10 is highest

Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 2 districts:

SPENCER-VAN ETTEN CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT


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District Quality Compared to New York

(10 is best)

Better than of NY school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 53.3% 53.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 45.5% 49.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 7.8% 3.6%

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CANDOR CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT


Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to New York

(10 is best)

Better than of NY school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 54.3% 53.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 43.5% 49.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 10.9% 3.6%

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