West Hempstead, NY (Woodfield Rd / Walton St)




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About West Hempstead, NY (Woodfield Rd / Walton St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Woodfield Rd / Walton St median real estate price is $477,951, which is more expensive than 62.5% of the neighborhoods in New York and 85.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Woodfield Rd / Walton St is currently $1,932, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 74.9% of the neighborhoods in New York.

Woodfield Rd / Walton St is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in West Hempstead, New York.

Woodfield Rd / Walton St 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 Woodfield Rd / Walton St neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.

In Woodfield Rd / Walton St, the current vacancy rate is 1.0%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 95.5% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Woodfield Rd / Walton St is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

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 West Hempstead, the Woodfield Rd / Walton St neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Woodfield Rd / Walton St neighborhood has more Eastern European and Canadian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 5.0% of this neighborhood's residents have Eastern European ancestry and 2.2% have Canadian ancestry.

Woodfield Rd / Walton St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 3.5% 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 99.6% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Length of Commute

Regardless of the means by which residents commute, this neighborhood has a length of commute that is notable. Long commutes can be brutal. They take time, money, and energy, leaving less of you for yourself and your family. The residents of the Woodfield Rd / Walton St neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having, on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America. 12.8% 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 98.8% of all neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

Do you like to be surrounded by people from all over the country or world, with different perspectives and life experiences? Or do you instead prefer to be in a neighborhood where most residents have lived there for a long time, creating a sense of cohesiveness? NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood stands out among American neighborhoods for the uniqueness of the mobility of its residents. More residents of the Woodfield Rd / Walton St neighborhood live here today that also were living in this same neighborhood five years ago than is found in 97.5% of U.S. neighborhoods. This neighborhood is really made up of people who know each other, don't move often, and have lived here in this very neighborhood for quite a while.

Notable & Unique: People

If you're a regular supporter of the arts and enjoy outings to the theatre, weekend boutique-ing, or even a finely aged wine with dinner, than you're in good company with the people of the Woodfield Rd / Walton St neighborhood. This neighborhood is uniquely immersed with more "urban sophisticates" than 97.0% of neighborhoods across the country. The people here truly stand out as a class among their own. They are an exclusive community characterized by refined tastes, cultural inclinations, and the means to live well. Urban sophisticates live a big city lifestyle, whether or not they live in or near a big city. They are educated executives or managers by week, and serial patrons of the arts by weekend. If this lifestyle pertains to you, than you'll certainly feel right at home in the Woodfield Rd / Walton St neighborhood. In addition to being an excellent choice for urban sophisticates, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for college students, highly educated executives and families with school-aged children.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

In the Woodfield Rd / Walton St neighborhood, 22.5% of people ride the train to work each day. This is a very high percentage compared to most places. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this is a higher level of train ridership than in 96.7% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

This neighborhood has the distinction of having one of the lowest real estate vacancy rates of any neighborhood in America. With just 1.0% of the real estate vacant, this indicates an exceptionally strong demand for real estate in the Woodfield Rd / Walton St neighborhood, and/or an issue with creating enough supply for the demand. This could have the effect of increasing real estate prices, increasing supply to meet demand, or both.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the Woodfield Rd / Walton St neighborhood in West Hempstead 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, 1.2% 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 89.0% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the Woodfield Rd / Walton St neighborhood, 41.7% 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 26.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (19.8%), and 11.9% 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 Woodfield Rd / Walton St neighborhood in West Hempstead, NY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Italian (20.2%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (8.5%), and residents who report German roots (7.1%), and some of the residents are also of Asian ancestry (6.6%), along with some Puerto Rican ancestry residents (6.6%), among others. In addition, 16.3% 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 Woodfield Rd / Walton St neighborhood is English, spoken by 73.1% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, South Asian languages, Urdu (the national language of Pakistan) and Hebrew.

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 Woodfield Rd / Walton St neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (40.4% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.

Here most residents (65.6%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (22.5%) and 5.6% 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

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West Hempstead 0.101011101001110
New York State 3.80
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West Hempstead 0.101011101001110
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Neighborhood Public School Data

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WEST HEMPSTEAD UNION FREE 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
Chestnut Street School
252 Chestnut St
West Hempstead, NY, 11552
KG-02
West Hempstead Middle School
450 Nassau Blvd
West Hempstead, NY, 11552
06-08
Cornwell Avenue School
250 Cornwell Ave
West Hempstead, NY, 11552
01-05
West Hempstead High School
400 Nassau Blvd
West Hempstead, NY, 11552
09-12
George Washington School
347 William St
West Hempstead, NY, 11552
01-05

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