Troy, NY (6th Ave / Swift St)




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About Troy, NY (6th Ave / Swift St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

6th Ave / Swift St median real estate price is $100,035, which is less expensive than 88.2% of New York neighborhoods and 88.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in 6th Ave / Swift St is currently $880, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 82.8% of New York neighborhoods.

6th Ave / Swift St is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Troy, New York.

6th Ave / Swift St real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) small apartment buildings and single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the 6th Ave / Swift St 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.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in 6th Ave / Swift St. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 27.6%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 92.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This can sometimes be the case in neighborhoods dominated by new construction that is not yet occupied. But often neighborhoods with vacancy rates this high are places that can be plagued by a protracted vacancy problem. If you live here, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.

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 Troy, the 6th Ave / Swift St neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Corner bodegas, stores on the first floor and apartments above, former grand Victorian residences converted into apartments, three-deckers built shoulder-to-shoulder, duplexes. Such building types define the real estate of neighborhoods dominated by small 2, 3, and 4 unit apartment buildings. Many are in older core neighborhoods of Eastern and Midwestern cities, or historic town centers in their hinterlands. If you wax romantic about the look and feel of such neighborhoods, with fresh pizza, falafel and an independent florist at the corner, then you might find the 6th Ave / Swift St neighborhood worth a close look. This neighborhood is an absolutely outstanding example of the dominance of small 2, 3, and 4 unit apartment buildings compared to neighborhoods across the nation, as they make up a substantial portion of this neighborhood's real estate stock. In fact, no less than 81.3% of the real estate here is made up of such dwellings, which is higher than 99.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

In addition, do you watch 'This Old House' on Public Television? Do you love the idea of fixing up a Colonial or Victorian era home, complete with the charm of yesteryear? Do you like to stroll or drive streets lined with gracious older residences? If you found yourself nodding yes to any of these questions, you are going to be interested in this unique neighborhood. The 6th Ave / Swift St neighborhood stands out on a national scale for the sheer concentration of historic residences it contains: 86.8% of the residential real estate here was built from 1939 or earlier, some much earlier. This is a greater concentration of historic homes than 99.8% of the neighborhoods in the United States.

Notable & Unique: People

Whether by choice, divorce, or unplanned pregnancy, single moms may have the toughest job in the book. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that the 6th Ave / Swift St neighborhood has more single mother households than 99.0% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. Often high concentrations of single mother homes can be a strong indicator of family and social issues such as poverty, high rates of school dropouts, crime, and other societal problems.

In addition, of note, 73.6% of the children in this area live in poverty; an extraordinarily high percentage compared to other neighborhoods in the nation. In a nation where approximately one in four children grows up in poverty, this neighborhood stands out for the depth of the problem manifested here.

Also, neighborhoodScout's exclusive research revealed that 95.8% of the adult residents in the 6th Ave / Swift St neighborhood do not have a 4-year college degree, which is a lower rate of college graduated adults than found in 97.0% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

Our research revealed that more commuters here take the bus to work (28.0% ride the bus) than 98.7% 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.

Also, more people in 6th Ave / Swift St choose to walk to work each day (11.8%) than almost any neighborhood in America. If you are attracted to the idea of being able to walk to work, this neighborhood could be a good choice.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the 6th Ave / Swift St neighborhood has more Puerto Rican and Cuban ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 18.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Puerto Rican ancestry and 2.6% have Cuban ancestry.

6th Ave / Swift St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.7% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Hebrew at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.4% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Car Ownership

Most American households own a car or other vehicle. Many own two cars or perhaps three. In the United States, it is useful to have an automobile not only for commuting, but also for shopping and getting to other services one needs. But NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed that households in the 6th Ave / Swift St neighborhood have a highly unusual car ownership. 35.9% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.5% of U.S. neighborhoods.


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 6th Ave / Swift St neighborhood in Troy are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 94.3% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 73.6% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 98.6% of U.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 6th Ave / Swift St neighborhood, 37.3% 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 manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 25.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (20.5%), and 16.4% in executive, management, and professional 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 6th Ave / Swift St neighborhood in Troy, NY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Puerto Rican (18.8%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (10.1%), and residents who report Sub-Saharan African roots (10.1%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (5.4%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (5.0%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the 6th Ave / Swift St neighborhood is English, spoken by 80.9% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (16.3%).

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 6th Ave / Swift St neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (48.5% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (43.0%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also ride the bus to get to work (28.0%) and 14.6% 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. 4 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Troy 0.101011101001110
New York State 3.80
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Troy 0.101011101001110
New York State 41

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 19 Condition Alerts found.

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This neighborhood is served by 2 districts:

TROY CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT


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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
Rensselaer County Jail
4000 Main St
Troy, NY, 12180
12-12
Troy Middle School
1976 Burdett Ave
Troy, NY, 12180
06-08
Carroll Hill School
112 Delaware Ave
Troy, NY, 12180
KG-05
Ps 2
470 10 Th St
Troy, NY, 12180
PK-05
Ps 14
1700 Tibbits Ave
Troy, NY, 12180
PK-05
Ps 16
40 Collins Ave
Troy, NY, 12180
KG-05
Ps 18
417 Hoosick St
Troy, NY, 12180
KG-05
Troy High School
1950 Burdett Ave
Troy, NY, 12180
09-12

School District Enrollment By Group

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LANSINGBURGH CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT


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District Quality Compared to New York

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Better than of NY school districts.

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(10 is best)

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
Lansingburgh Senior High School
320 7 Th Ave
Troy, NY, 12182
09-12
Rensselaer Park Elementary School
70 110 Th St
Troy, NY, 12182
03-05
Turnpike Elementary School
55 New Turnpike Rd
Troy, NY, 12182
PK-02
Knickerbacker Middle School
320 7 Th Ave
Troy, NY, 12182
06-08

School District Enrollment By Group

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