Wading River, NY

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Wading River Profile


Overview

Wading River is a somewhat small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of New York. With a population of 7,781 people and just one neighborhood, Wading River is the 232nd largest community in New York.

Housing costs in Wading River are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in New York.

Occupations and Workforce

Wading River is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 88.16% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Wading River is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Wading River who work in teaching (14.10%), office and administrative support (13.35%), and management occupations (12.08%).


Setting & Lifestyle

In addition, Wading River is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are educated, wealthy, executives and professionals, who have urbane tastes in books, food, and travel, whether they actually live in a big city, or choose to reside in a small town. In big or medium-sized cities, urban sophisticates tend to frequent art institutions such as opera, symphonies, ballet, live theatre, and museums.

Because of many things, Wading River is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Wading River really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Wading River perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

Wading River is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.

One downside of living in Wading River is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Wading River, the average commute to work is 30.32 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

Wading River Demographics

The education level of Wading River citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 38.27% of adults in Wading River have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Wading River in 2010 was $46,227, which is wealthy relative to New York and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $184,908 for a family of four.

The people who call Wading River home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Wading River residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Wading River include Irish, German, Polish, and English.

The most common language spoken in Wading River is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Portuguese.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Home Values, Rents: Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), National Agriculture Statistics Service (U.S. Department of Agriculture).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

44 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

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

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 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

67 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Wading River 0.101011101001110
New York State 3.80

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Wading River VIOLENT CRIMES

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Neighborhood Property Crime

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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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Wading River 0.101011101001110
New York State 16.04

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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Wading River 0.101011101001110
New York State 41

Neighborhood Public School Data

Source & Methodology

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:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

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

65 Vital Statistics. 15 Condition Alerts found.

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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Neighborhood Educational Environment

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This neighborhood is served by 2 districts:

RIVERHEAD 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)

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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
Suffolk County Sheriffs Office School
1 Center Dr
Riverhead, NY, 11901
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Roanoke Avenue School
549 Roanoke Ave
Riverhead, NY, 11901
KG-04
Riverhead Senior High School
700 Harrison Ave
Riverhead, NY, 11901
09-12
Riverhead Middle School
600 Harrison Ave
Riverhead, NY, 11901
07-08
Riley Avenue School
374 Riley Ave
Calverton, NY, 11933
KG-04
Pulaski Street Elementary School
300 Pulaski St
Riverhead, NY, 11901
05-06
Phillips Avenue School
141 Phillips Ave
Riverhead, NY, 11901
KG-04
Aquebogue Elementary School
499 Main Rd
Aquebogue, NY, 11931
KG-04

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
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Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 40.8% 50.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 37.7% 44.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 3.2% 5.6%

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SHOREHAM-WADING RIVER CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT


Students Enrolled in This District


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District Quality Compared to New York

(10 is best)

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
Wading River School
1900 Wadng Rvr Mnr Rd
Wading River, NY, 11792
03-05
Albert G Prodell Middle School
100 Randall Rd
Shoreham, NY, 11786
06-08
Shoreham-Wading River High School
250 A Rt 25 A
Shoreham, NY, 11786
09-12
Miller Avenue School
3 Miller Ave
Shoreham, NY, 11786
KG-02

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 4.6% 50.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 3.8% 44.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.8% 5.6%

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