Spring Valley, NY (Kennedy Dr / Route 59)




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About Spring Valley, NY (Kennedy Dr / Route 59)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Kennedy Dr / Route 59 median real estate price is $251,664, which is more expensive than 36.9% of the neighborhoods in New York and 63.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Kennedy Dr / Route 59 is currently $1,342, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 55.2% of New York neighborhoods.

Kennedy Dr / Route 59 is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Spring Valley, New York.

Kennedy Dr / Route 59 real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the Kennedy Dr / Route 59 neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Kennedy Dr / Route 59 has a 13.3% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 68.5% of American neighborhoods). Most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This could either signal that there is a weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood or that large amount of new housing has been built and not yet occupied. Either way, if you live here, you may find many of the homes or apartments are 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: Diversity

Did you know that the Kennedy Dr / Route 59 neighborhood has more Haitian and Jamaican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 28.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Haitian ancestry and 5.4% have Jamaican ancestry.

Kennedy Dr / Route 59 is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 4.6% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Urdu, which is the national language of Pakistan, at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.6% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research has revealed some interesting things about the rootedness of people in the Kennedy Dr / Route 59 neighborhood. What is interesting to note, is that the Kennedy Dr / Route 59 neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country (56.1%) than are found in 98.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

The Kennedy Dr / Route 59 neighborhood is very unique in that it has one of the highest proportions of one, two, or no bedroom real estate of any neighborhood in America. Most neighborhoods have a mixture of home or apartment sizes from small to large, but here the concentration of studios and other small living spaces is at near-record heights. With 88.4% of the real estate here of this small size, this most assuredly is a notable feature that makes this neighborhood unique, along with just a handful of other neighborhoods in the U.S. that share this characteristic.

In addition, one of the really unique and interesting things about the look and setting of the Kennedy Dr / Route 59 neighborhood is that it is almost entirely dominated by large apartment buildings, such as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments. 73.7% of the residential real estate here is classified as such. This puts this neighborhood on the map as having a higher proportion of large apartment buildings than 96.4% of all neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

More people ride the bus in this neighborhood each day to get to work than 96.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: People

With a nice mix of college students, safety from crime, and decent walkability, the Kennedy Dr / Route 59 neighborhood rates highly as a college student friendly place to live, and one that college students and their parents may want to consider. NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that it rates more highly for a good place for college students to live than 89.9% of the neighborhoods in NY. This often also means that the area has certain amenities and services geared towards college students, from undergraduates to graduate students.


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 Kennedy Dr / Route 59 neighborhood in Spring Valley are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 52.6% of the neighborhoods in America. With 18.0% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 52.9% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.

In the Kennedy Dr / Route 59 neighborhood, 35.5% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 25.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (21.5%), and 17.8% in manufacturing and laborer 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 Kennedy Dr / Route 59 neighborhood in Spring Valley, NY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Haitian (28.9%). There are also a number of people of Asian ancestry (10.7%), and residents who report Polish roots (6.5%), and some of the residents are also of Jamaican ancestry (5.4%), along with some Russian ancestry residents (3.4%), among others. In addition, 56.1% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the Kennedy Dr / Route 59 neighborhood is English, spoken by 33.3% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Russian, South Asian languages and Polish.

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 Kennedy Dr / Route 59 neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (45.7% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (65.5%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also ride the bus to get to work (17.6%) and 13.5% 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.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Kennedy Dr / Route 59 0.101011101001110
Spring Valley 0.101011101001110
New York State 3.80
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Kennedy Dr / Route 59 0.101011101001110
Spring Valley 0.101011101001110
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Kennedy Dr / Route 59 0.101011101001110
Spring Valley 0.101011101001110
New York State 41

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 12 Condition Alerts found.

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

EAST RAMAPO CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT (SPRING VALLEY)


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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.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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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

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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED
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