Valhalla, NY (Old Farm Rd / Cottage Rd)




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About Valhalla, NY (Old Farm Rd / Cottage Rd)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Old Farm Rd / Cottage Rd real estate is primarily composed of apartments and renters, so no median house value data are available. The average rental price in Old Farm Rd / Cottage Rd is currently $1,875, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 75.6% of the neighborhoods in New York.

Old Farm Rd / Cottage Rd is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Valhalla, New York.

Old Farm Rd / Cottage Rd 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 small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the Old Farm Rd / Cottage Rd neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Real estate vacancies in Old Farm Rd / Cottage Rd are 5.4%, which is lower than one will find in 73.6% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Old Farm Rd / Cottage Rd is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.

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 Valhalla, the Old Farm Rd / Cottage Rd neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

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. In the Old Farm Rd / Cottage Rd neighborhood, a greater proportion of the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is found in 99.9% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood, more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

In the Old Farm Rd / Cottage Rd neighborhood, walking to work is a real option for many. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research reveals walking to and from work is the chosen way to commute for 58.9% of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than we found in 99.8% of American neighborhoods. Get ready to put on your walking shoes if you move here!

Notable & Unique: People

An interesting characteristic about the Old Farm Rd / Cottage Rd neighborhood is that there are more incarcerated people living here than 99.7% of neighborhoods in the U.S. The United States has the highest rate of incarceration in the world, currently with 1 out of every 100 adults in the country are incarcerated as a punishment for crimes committed. The extremely high incarceration rate of this neighborhood could mean that a prison, juvenile detention facility or other correctional facility occupies a large proportion of the neighborhood, or contains a large portion of the neighborhood's population.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

The Old Farm Rd / Cottage Rd neighborhood has a higher proportion of its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than 99.4% of the neighborhoods in American. In fact, 76.9% of the employed people here make a living as an executive, a manager, or other professional. With such a high concentration, this truly shapes the character of this neighborhood, and to a large degree defines what this neighborhood is about.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

98.8% of the real estate in the Old Farm Rd / Cottage Rd neighborhood is occupied by renters, which is nearly the highest rate of renter occupancy of any neighborhood in America.

In addition, the real estate in the Old Farm Rd / Cottage Rd neighborhood really stands out in the way it looks for a unique reason: this neighborhood has a higher proportion of apartment complexes or high-rise apartments than nearly every neighborhood in the country. Most neighborhoods are a mixture of real estate and housing types, but here it is almost entirely dominated by big apartment buildings and complexes. In fact, 71.5% of the real estate here is classified as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments, which is more than is found in 96.0% of American neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Old Farm Rd / Cottage Rd neighborhood has more Czechoslovakian and Puerto Rican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Czechoslovakian ancestry and 10.4% have Puerto Rican ancestry.

Old Farm Rd / Cottage Rd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.8% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Japanese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.4% of the neighborhoods in America.

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 Old Farm Rd / Cottage Rd neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis. Residents of the Old Farm Rd / Cottage Rd neighborhood have the pleasure of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in America. 63.4% of the residents have a commute time from home to work (one way) of less than fifteen minutes. This is a higher proportion of residents enjoying a short trip to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 96.5% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting means more time for other things in life.


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 Old Farm Rd / Cottage Rd neighborhood in Valhalla are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 66.9% of U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, 7.4% 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 71.0% 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 Old Farm Rd / Cottage Rd neighborhood, 76.9% 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 15.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions (5.4%), and 4.8% 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 Old Farm Rd / Cottage Rd neighborhood in Valhalla, NY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian (14.2%). There are also a number of people of Puerto Rican ancestry (10.4%), and residents who report Italian roots (9.0%), and some of the residents are also of Jamaican ancestry (7.9%), along with some Irish ancestry residents (5.8%), among others. In addition, 15.7% 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 Old Farm Rd / Cottage Rd neighborhood is English, spoken by 77.2% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and South Asian languages.

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 Old Farm Rd / Cottage Rd neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (63.4% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (58.9%) hop out the door and walk to work to get to work. In addition, quite a number also drive alone in a private automobile to get to work (30.3%) . This is a special neighborhood for the number of people who walk to work. Combining exercise, low cost, and reduced pollution, plus the chance to see your neighbors, walking to work is fairly uncommon in America but likely to increase as people try to reduce their dependence on automobiles, and this neighborhood offers that opportunity today.

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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Valhalla 0.101011101001110
New York State 3.80
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 24 Condition Alerts found.

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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This neighborhood is served by 3 districts:

MOUNT PLEASANT 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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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
Columbus Elementary School
580 Columbus Ave
Thornwood, NY, 10594
03-05
Hawthorne Elementary School
225 Memorial Dr
Hawthorne, NY, 10532
KG-02
Westlake High School
825 Westlake Dr
Thornwood, NY, 10594
09-12
Westlake Middle School
825 Westlake Dr
Thornwood, NY, 10594
06-08

School District Enrollment By Group

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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE
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VALHALLA UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT


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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

(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
Virginia Road Elementary School
86 Virginia Rd
White Plains, NY, 10603
KG-02
Valhalla Middle School
300 Columbus Ave
Valhalla, NY, 10595
06-08
Valhalla High School
300 Columbus Ave
Valhalla, NY, 10595
09-12
Kensico School
320 Columbus Ave
Valhalla, NY, 10595
03-05

School District Enrollment By Group

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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED
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POCANTICO HILLS CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT


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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.

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
Pocantico Hills Central School
599 Bedford Rd
Sleepy Hollow, NY, 10591
PK-08

School District Enrollment By Group

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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED
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