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About Wappingers Falls, NY (Brockway)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Brockway median real estate price is $302,553, which is more expensive than 41.8% of the neighborhoods in New York and 70.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Brockway is currently $1,770, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 70.5% of the neighborhoods in New York.

Brockway is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Wappingers Falls, New York.

Brockway 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 single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Brockway neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.

Real estate vacancies in Brockway are 6.4%, which is lower than one will find in 67.1% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Brockway 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

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.

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 Brockway 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 Brockway neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having, on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America. 11.9% 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 98.5% of all neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Brockway neighborhood has more Hungarian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.0% of this neighborhood's residents have Hungarian ancestry.

Brockway is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.4% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Hindi, which is the official language of India at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 95.6% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: People

If you are planning to retire in New York, this neighborhood should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, Brockway may be considered a retiree's dream neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and metrics, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety from crime compared to other neighborhoods in New York, while also offering a diverse range of housing options. This, along with the vibrant mix of very educated seniors and other age groups who choose to live here, makes the neighborhood more retiree-friendly than 97.0% of neighborhoods in NY. If a New York retirement is in your future, this neighborhood should be one of the places you visit.


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 Brockway neighborhood in Wappingers Falls 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 91.0% of the neighborhoods in America. With 19.8% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 56.3% 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 Brockway neighborhood, 52.0% 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 22.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (14.2%), and 11.8% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.

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 Brockway neighborhood in Wappingers Falls, NY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (15.9%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (15.7%), and residents who report German roots (14.6%), and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (9.7%), along with some Puerto Rican ancestry residents (6.6%), among others. In addition, 13.5% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Brockway neighborhood is English, spoken by 83.5% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (5.4%).

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 Brockway neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (26.5% 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 (11.9%) who commute over an hour in each direction.

Here most residents (75.9%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (12.4%) and 9.7% of residents also take the train 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. 3 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Brockway 0.101011101001110
Wappingers Falls 0.101011101001110
New York State 3.80
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Neighborhood Property Crime

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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Brockway 0.101011101001110
Wappingers Falls 0.101011101001110
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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Brockway 0.101011101001110
Wappingers Falls 0.101011101001110
New York State 41

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

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BEACON 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
Beacon High School
101 Matteawan Rd
Beacon, NY, 12508
09-12
Glenham School
20 Chase Dr
Fishkill, NY, 12524
PK-05
J V Forrestal Elementary School
125 Liberty St
Beacon, NY, 12508
PK-05
Rombout Middle School
84 Matteawan Rd
Beacon, NY, 12508
06-08
Sargent School
29 Education Dr
Beacon, NY, 12508
PK-05
South Avenue School
60 South Ave
Beacon, NY, 12508
PK-05

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