About Staten Island, NY (Forest Ave / N Burgher Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Forest Ave / N Burgher Ave median real estate price is $697,891, which is more expensive than 71.8% of the neighborhoods in New York and 90.6% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Forest Ave / N Burgher Ave is currently $3,016, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 81.2% of the neighborhoods in New York.

Forest Ave / N Burgher Ave is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Staten Island, New York.

Forest Ave / N Burgher Ave real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Forest Ave / N Burgher Ave neighborhood are relatively historic, built no later than 1939, and in some cases, quite a bit earlier. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

In Forest Ave / N Burgher Ave, the current vacancy rate is 1.8%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 92.6% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Forest Ave / N Burgher Ave is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Staten Island, the Forest Ave / N Burgher Ave neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

In the Forest Ave / N Burgher Ave neighborhood, 3.9% of people ride a ferry to work each day. This is a very high percentage compared to most places. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this is a higher level of ferry ridership than in 99.8% of the neighborhoods in America.

Also, our research revealed that more commuters here take the bus to work (14.7% ride the bus) than 95.4% of all American neighborhoods. If you like the idea of leaving your car and home and hopping the bus to work, this might be a good neighborhood for you to consider.

Notable & Unique: People

If you're a regular supporter of the arts and enjoy outings to the theatre, weekend boutique-ing, or even a finely aged wine with dinner, than you're in good company with the people of the Forest Ave / N Burgher Ave neighborhood. This neighborhood is uniquely immersed with more "urban sophisticates" than 99.1% of neighborhoods across the country. The people here truly stand out as a class among their own. They are an exclusive community characterized by refined tastes, cultural inclinations, and the means to live well. Urban sophisticates live a big city lifestyle, whether or not they live in or near a big city. They are educated executives or managers by week, and serial patrons of the arts by weekend. If this lifestyle pertains to you, than you'll certainly feel right at home in the Forest Ave / N Burgher Ave neighborhood. In addition to being an excellent choice for urban sophisticates, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives.

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 Forest Ave / N Burgher Ave 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 Forest Ave / N Burgher Ave neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having, on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America. 14.0% 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 98.6% of all neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

The Forest Ave / N Burgher Ave neighborhood has a greater proportion of government workers living in it than 95.3% of the neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. This is a unique feature of this neighborhood, and one that shapes its character.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Forest Ave / N Burgher Ave neighborhood has more West Indian and Italian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 0.2% of this neighborhood's residents have West Indian ancestry and 34.0% have Italian ancestry.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the Forest Ave / N Burgher Ave neighborhood in Staten Island 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 89.6% of the neighborhoods in America. With 23.5% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 69.3% 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 Forest Ave / N Burgher Ave 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 27.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions (11.9%), and 10.4% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Forest Ave / N Burgher Ave neighborhood is English, spoken by 80.6% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (12.7%).

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 Forest Ave / N Burgher Ave neighborhood in Staten Island, NY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Italian (34.0%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (29.1%), and residents who report Mexican roots (10.5%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (9.9%), along with some Puerto Rican ancestry residents (4.8%), among others. In addition, 12.8% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

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 Forest Ave / N Burgher Ave neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (27.5% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans. However, there is also a significant group of residents (14.0%) who commute over an hour in each direction.

Here most residents (71.6%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also ride the bus to get to work (14.7%) . 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

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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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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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Neighborhood Crime Data

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

 

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Neighborhood Public School Data

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:
  • Due to Covid-19, standardized testing did not take place during the 2019-2020 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2021

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

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Neighborhood School Quality Rating

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Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to NY* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Curtis High School
105 Hamilton Ave
Staten Island, NY 10301
09-12
Harbor View School (the)
300 Richmond Terr
Staten Island, NY 10301
PK-05
Is 27 Anning S Prall School
11 Clove Lake Pl
Staten Island, NY 10310
06-08
Is 61 William A Morris School
445 Castleton Ave
Staten Island, NY 10301
06-08
Kingsborough Early College School
2630 Benson Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11214
06-12
Marsh Avenue School For Expeditionary Learning
100 Essex Dr
Staten Island, NY 10314
06-08
Michael J Petrides School (the)
715 Ocean Terr
Staten Island, NY 10301
PK-12
Naples Street Elementary School
1055 Targee St
Staten Island, NY 10304
PK-05
Ps 45 John Tyler School
58 Lawrence Ave
Staten Island, NY 10310
PK-05
Ps 65 Academy Of Innovative Learning (the) School
98 Grant St
Staten Island, NY 10301
PK-05
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Neighborhood Educational Environment

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

This neighborhood is served by 3 districts:

NEW YORK CITY GEOGRAPHIC DISTRICT #31


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NEW YORK CITY GEOGRAPHIC DISTRICT #21


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