West Babylon, NY (Peconic Ave / Lafayette Rd)




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About West Babylon, NY (Peconic Ave / Lafayette Rd)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Peconic Ave / Lafayette Rd median real estate price is $363,164, which is more expensive than 46.5% of the neighborhoods in New York and 77.6% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Peconic Ave / Lafayette Rd is currently $1,704, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 45.1% of New York neighborhoods.

Peconic Ave / Lafayette Rd is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in West Babylon, New York.

Peconic Ave / Lafayette Rd real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Peconic Ave / Lafayette Rd 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 10.2% in Peconic Ave / Lafayette Rd. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 44.0% 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: Diversity

Did you know that the Peconic Ave / Lafayette Rd neighborhood has more Italian and Puerto Rican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 33.4% of this neighborhood's residents have Italian ancestry and 9.3% have Puerto Rican ancestry.

Peconic Ave / Lafayette Rd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.6% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Hebrew at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.1% 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 Peconic Ave / Lafayette Rd 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 Peconic Ave / Lafayette Rd neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having, on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America. 12.6% 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 98.6% of all neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Car Ownership

Most American households own a car or other vehicle. Many own two cars or perhaps three. In the United States, it is useful to have an automobile not only for commuting, but also for shopping and getting to other services one needs. But NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed that households in the Peconic Ave / Lafayette Rd neighborhood have a highly unusual car ownership. Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's Analysis reveals that 30.2% of the households here have four, five, or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 97.6% of the neighborhoods in the nation.

Notable & Unique: People

If you're looking for a great spot to raise a family, then look no further than the Peconic Ave / Lafayette Rd neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's analysis found that the combination of good quality public schools, above-average safety from crime, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family homes, help make this neighborhood among the top 11.4% of family-friendly neighborhoods across the state of New York. In addition, there are a high proportion of other families with school-aged children living here, making it easy for parents and their children to socialize and develop a sense of community support. In addition, families here highly value education, as is reflected by the strength of the local schools, in part due to the educational attainment of the parents here, who vote in support of the public schools. In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, 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 Peconic Ave / Lafayette Rd 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 92.7% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 7.8% 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 69.6% 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 Peconic Ave / Lafayette Rd neighborhood, 38.3% 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 26.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (17.9%), and 17.2% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.

In the Peconic Ave / Lafayette Rd neighborhood in West Babylon, NY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Italian (33.4%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (22.0%), and residents who report German roots (18.9%), and some of the residents are also of Puerto Rican ancestry (9.3%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (8.5%), among others. In addition, 10.5% 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 Peconic Ave / Lafayette Rd neighborhood is English, spoken by 83.9% 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 Peconic Ave / Lafayette Rd neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (29.9% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America. However, there is also a significant group of residents (12.6%) who commute over an hour in each direction.

Here most residents (79.7%) 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 (9.5%) and 7.5% 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

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

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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. 1 Condition Alert found.

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Peconic Ave / Lafayette Rd 0.101011101001110
West Babylon 0.101011101001110
New York State 3.80

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West Babylon 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

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This neighborhood is served by 2 districts:

NORTH BABYLON UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT


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Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to NY Quality Rating Compared to Nation
William E Deluca Jr Elementary School
223 Phelps Ln
North Babylon, NY, 11703
KG-05
Marion G Vedder Elementary School
794 Deer Park Ave
North Babylon, NY, 11703
KG-05
North Babylon High School
1 Phelps Ln
North Babylon, NY, 11703
09-12
Woods Road Elementary School
110 Woods Rd
North Babylon, NY, 11703
KG-05
Parliament Place School
80 Parliament Pl
North Babylon, NY, 11703
KG-05
Robert Moses Middle School
250 Phelps Ln
North Babylon, NY, 11703
06-08
Belmont Elementary School
108 Barnum St
North Babylon, NY, 11704
KG-05

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WEST BABYLON UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT


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District Quality Compared to New York

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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
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
Tooker Avenue School
855 Tooker Ave
West Babylon, NY, 11704
KG-05
South Bay School
160 Great E Neck Rd
West Babylon, NY, 11704
KG-05
Santapogue School
1130 Herzel Blvd
West Babylon, NY, 11704
KG-05
John F Kennedy School
175 Brookvale Ave
West Babylon, NY, 11704
KG-05
Forest Avenue School
200 Forest Ave
West Babylon, NY, 11704
KG-05

School District Enrollment By Group

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