West Babylon, NY (W Montauk Hwy / Bergen Ave)




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About West Babylon, NY (W Montauk Hwy / Bergen Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

W Montauk Hwy / Bergen Ave median real estate price is $448,141, which is more expensive than 58.2% of the neighborhoods in New York and 82.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in W Montauk Hwy / Bergen Ave is currently $2,265, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 75.3% of the neighborhoods in New York.

W Montauk Hwy / Bergen Ave is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in West Babylon, New York. This is a coastal neighborhood (i.e., is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet).

W Montauk Hwy / Bergen Ave real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the W Montauk Hwy / Bergen Ave neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 7.9% in W Montauk Hwy / Bergen Ave. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 57.8% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

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: Real Estate

Do you like a coastal setting? If so, this neighborhood may be to your liking. The W Montauk Hwy / Bergen Ave neighborhood is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet. Often such coastal places have amenities and recreational activities on the waterfront that are attractive to residents and visitors alike. In addition to being coastal, W Montauk Hwy / Bergen Ave is a very nautical neighborhood, meaning that it is somewhat historic, walkable, densely populated and on the water. This gives the neighborhood a very nautical feel, with some seaside and shipping feel, which some may really enjoy the sights and sounds of.

Notable & Unique: People

Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the W Montauk Hwy / Bergen Ave neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the W Montauk Hwy / Bergen Ave community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the W Montauk Hwy / Bergen Ave neighborhood has more Italian and Irish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 39.2% of this neighborhood's residents have Italian ancestry and 28.3% have Irish ancestry.

W Montauk Hwy / Bergen Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.4% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Yiddish at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.9% of the neighborhoods in America.


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 W Montauk Hwy / Bergen Ave neighborhood in West Babylon 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 87.1% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.0% 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 100.0% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the W Montauk Hwy / Bergen Ave neighborhood, 37.1% 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 22.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (20.5%), and 19.5% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

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 W Montauk Hwy / Bergen Ave neighborhood in West Babylon, NY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Italian (39.2%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (28.3%), and residents who report German roots (15.2%), and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (7.5%), along with some English ancestry residents (5.4%), among others.

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 W Montauk Hwy / Bergen Ave neighborhood is English, spoken by 88.0% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.

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 W Montauk Hwy / Bergen Ave neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (39.2% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (85.0%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (5.7%) and 5.5% 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. 1 Condition Alert found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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West Babylon 0.101011101001110
New York State 3.80
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New York State 16.04
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West Babylon 0.101011101001110
New York State 41

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

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This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

WEST BABYLON UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT


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Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to NY Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Santapogue School
1130 Herzel Blvd
West Babylon, NY, 11704
KG-05
Tooker Avenue School
855 Tooker Ave
West Babylon, NY, 11704
KG-05
Forest Avenue School
200 Forest Ave
West Babylon, NY, 11704
KG-05
John F Kennedy School
175 Brookvale Ave
West Babylon, NY, 11704
KG-06
South Bay School
160 Great E Neck Rd
West Babylon, NY, 11704
KG-05
West Babylon Senior High School
500 Great E Neck Rd
West Babylon, NY, 11704
09-12
West Babylon Junior High School
200 Old Farmingdale Rd
West Babylon, NY, 11704
06-08

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