Westbury, NY (Prospect Ave / Kinkel St)




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About Westbury, NY (Prospect Ave / Kinkel St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Prospect Ave / Kinkel St median real estate price is $357,532, which is more expensive than 47.3% of the neighborhoods in New York and 77.1% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Prospect Ave / Kinkel St is currently $2,116, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 82.4% of the neighborhoods in New York.

Prospect Ave / Kinkel St is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Westbury, New York.

Prospect Ave / Kinkel St real estate is primarily made up of large (four, five or more bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Prospect Ave / Kinkel St neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Real estate vacancies in Prospect Ave / Kinkel St are 6.8%, which is lower than one will find in 64.2% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Prospect Ave / Kinkel St 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

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 Westbury, the Prospect Ave / Kinkel 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 Prospect Ave / Kinkel St neighborhood has more Haitian and Jamaican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 19.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Haitian ancestry and 2.9% have Jamaican ancestry.

Prospect Ave / Kinkel St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 4.9% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak French at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.2% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research has revealed some interesting things about the rootedness of people in the Prospect Ave / Kinkel St neighborhood. More residents of the Prospect Ave / Kinkel St neighborhood live here today that also were living in this same neighborhood five years ago than is found in 98.7% 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. What is interesting to note, is that the Prospect Ave / Kinkel St neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country (43.3%) than are found in 95.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

One way that the Prospect Ave / Kinkel St neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 96.4% of the neighborhoods in America. When you walk or drive around this neighborhood, you'll instantly notice the size of the homes here which definitely makes a strong visual statement.

Notable & Unique: Car Ownership

We Americans love our cars. Not only are they a necessity for most Americans due to the shape of our neighborhoods and the distances between where we live, work, shop, and go to school, but we also fancy them. As a result, most households in America have one, two, or three cars. But NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis shows that the Prospect Ave / Kinkel St neighborhood has a highly unusual pattern of car ownership. Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's Analysis reveals that 22.9% of the households here have four, five, or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 96.0% of the neighborhoods in the nation.


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 Prospect Ave / Kinkel St neighborhood in Westbury 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 87.6% of the neighborhoods in America. With 16.7% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 50.4% of U.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 Prospect Ave / Kinkel St neighborhood, 36.9% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 27.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (19.7%), and 15.9% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

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 Prospect Ave / Kinkel St neighborhood in Westbury, NY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Haitian (19.9%). There are also a number of people of Jamaican ancestry (2.9%), and residents who report Mexican roots (2.2%), and some of the residents are also of Puerto Rican ancestry (1.1%). In addition, 43.3% 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 Prospect Ave / Kinkel St neighborhood is English, spoken by 40.2% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.

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 Prospect Ave / Kinkel St neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (39.5% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (72.3%) 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 (12.3%) and 9.5% of residents also ride the bus 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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Prospect Ave / Kinkel St 0.101011101001110
Westbury 0.101011101001110
New York State 3.80
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New York State 41

Neighborhood Public School Data

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WESTBURY UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT


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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
Nassau Co Juvenile Detention Center
61 Carman Ave
Westbury, NY, 11590
UG-UG
Dryden Street School
545 Dryden St
Westbury, NY, 11590
PK-01
Powells Lane School
603 Powells Ln
Westbury, NY, 11590
03-05
Park Avenue School
955 Park Ave
Westbury, NY, 11590
01-02
Westbury Middle School
455 Rockland St
Westbury, NY, 11590
06-08
Westbury High School
1 Post Rd
Old Westbury, NY, 11568
09-12
Drexel Avenue School
161 Drexel Ave
Westbury, NY, 11590
03-05

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