Uniondale, NY (Town Center)




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About Uniondale, NY (Town Center)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Median real estate price in the Town Center of Uniondale is $345,038, which is more expensive than 45.8% of the neighborhoods in New York and 75.9% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Uniondale Town Center is currently $1,757, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 69.7% of the neighborhoods in New York.

Uniondale Town Center is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Uniondale, New York.

Real estate in the Town Center of Uniondale, NY is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Town Center neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 8.9% in Uniondale Town Center. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 51.5% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

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 Uniondale Town Center neighborhood has more Haitian and Jamaican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 13.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Haitian ancestry and 6.2% have Jamaican ancestry.

Notable & Unique: Car Ownership

We Americans love our cars. Not only are they a necessity for most Americans due to the shape of our neighborhoods and the distances between where we live, work, shop, and go to school, but we also fancy them. As a result, most households in America have one, two, or three cars. But NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis shows that the Uniondale Town Center neighborhood has a highly unusual pattern of car ownership. Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's Analysis reveals that 29.4% of the households here have four, five, or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 99.1% of the neighborhoods in the nation.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

The freedom of moving to new places versus the comfort of home. How much and how often people move not only can create diverse and worldly neighborhoods, but simultaneously it can produce a loss of intimacy with one's surroundings and a lack of connectedness to one's neighbors. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research has identified this neighborhood as unique with regard to the transience of its populace. More residents of the Uniondale Town Center neighborhood live here today that also were living in this same neighborhood five years ago than is found in 97.8% of U.S. neighborhoods. This neighborhood is really made up of people who know each other, don't move often, and have lived here in this very neighborhood for quite a while.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

One way that the Uniondale Town Center neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 97.2% of the neighborhoods in America. When you walk or drive around this neighborhood, you'll instantly notice the size of the homes here which definitely makes a strong visual statement.

Notable & Unique: People

The Uniondale Town Center neighborhood stands out within New York for its college student friendly environment. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood is home to a number of college students, is relatively walkable, and above average in safety. In combination, this makes it stand out for a good place for college students to consider. Because a number of college students live here, this neighborhood may be close to a college campus and offer certain amenities nearby geared towards the student body. While it's not an environment for everyone, ambitious scholars can enjoy seasonal excitement between semesters and school breaks, and parents can rest easy knowing that the area has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 6.4% of college-friendly places to live in NY. In addition to being an excellent choice for college students, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates.


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 Town Center neighborhood in Uniondale are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 78.2% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 2.7% 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 84.6% of America'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 Uniondale Town Center neighborhood, 29.9% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 26.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (23.0%), and 20.6% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.

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 Town Center neighborhood in Uniondale, NY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Haitian (13.8%). There are also a number of people of Jamaican ancestry (6.2%), and residents who report South American roots (5.1%), and some of the residents are also of Puerto Rican ancestry (3.2%), along with some Sub-Saharan African ancestry residents (3.2%), among others. In addition, 37.9% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Uniondale Town Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 57.9% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (32.6%).

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 Uniondale Town Center neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (46.3% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (81.3%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. 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 Crime Data

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Uniondale 0.101011101001110
New York State 3.80
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New York State 41

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 7 Condition Alerts found.

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UNIONDALE UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT


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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
California Avenue Elementary School
236 California Ave
Uniondale, NY, 11553
KG-05
Grand Avenue Elementary School
711 School Dr
North Baldwin, NY, 11510
KG-05
Lawrence Road Middle School
50 Lawrence Rd
Hempstead, NY, 11550
06-08
Northern Parkway Elementary School
440 Northern Pkwy
Uniondale, NY, 11553
KG-05
Smith Street Elementary School
780 Smith St
Uniondale, NY, 11553
KG-05
Turtle Hook Middle School
975 Jerusalem Ave
Uniondale, NY, 11553
06-08
Uniondale High School
933 Goodrich St
Uniondale, NY, 11553
09-12
Walnut Street Elementary School
1270 Walnut St
Uniondale, NY, 11553
KG-05

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