White Plains, NY (North St / Westchester Ave)




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About White Plains, NY (North St / Westchester Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

North St / Westchester Ave median real estate price is $713,428, which is more expensive than 70.2% of the neighborhoods in New York and 80.3% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in North St / Westchester Ave is currently $2,075, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 80.7% of the neighborhoods in New York.

North St / Westchester Ave is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in White Plains, New York.

North St / Westchester Ave real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the North St / Westchester Ave neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.

Real estate vacancies in North St / Westchester Ave are 5.4%, which is lower than one will find in 73.3% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in North St / Westchester Ave 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: People

If you come to know the people here, you will recognize that you're in the company of one of the wealthiest communities in the nation. In fact, a mere 3.7% of America's neighborhoods are wealthier than the North St / Westchester Ave neighborhood. Real estate here is exceedingly well-maintained, and similarly, tends to maintain its value over time. The cars driven are mostly luxury brands like Mercedes, Audi, BMW, and Lexus. If the public schools aren't up to snuff, the residents of this neighborhood preferentially send their children to private preparatory schools. Vacation to Disney? Yes, but equally popular are summers in Europe. As one would expect in a considerably wealthy neighborhood such as this, North St / Westchester Ave also has one of the lowest ratings of child poverty in the nation.

In addition, a majority of the adults in the North St / Westchester Ave neighborhood are wealthy and educated executives. They own stately homes that tend to maintain high real estate appreciation rates. Their upper-level careers keep them busy, but allow them to live comfortably. If you're an executive and want to keep similar company, consider settling in this neighborhood, rated as an executive lifestyle "best choice" neighborhood for New York by NeighborhoodScout's analysis, which rated it as better for executive lifestyles than 99.8% of the neighborhoods in New York. In addition to being an excellent choice for highly educated executives, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates and active retirees.

Also, if knowledge is power, then imagine the cumulative power of one neighborhood where many of the adults have earned an advanced degree, such as a Masters, law degree, medical degree, or even a Ph.D. This is certainly the case in the North St / Westchester Ave neighborhood, where 36.1% have earned an advanced degree. Compare that to the average neighborhood in America, where just 8.4% of adults have completed a post-graduate degree, and you can see why this neighborhood is a stand out. In fact, this neighborhood has a higher rate of adults with an advanced degree than 97.3% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

Executives, managers and professionals make up 69.1% of the workforce in the North St / Westchester Ave neighborhood which, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is a higher proportion of such high-level people than is found in 97.7% of the neighborhoods in America. For this reason, this neighborhood really stands out as unique.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the North St / Westchester Ave neighborhood has more Austrian and Russian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.5% of this neighborhood's residents have Austrian ancestry and 4.7% have Russian ancestry.

North St / Westchester Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.7% 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 97.5% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

In the North St / Westchester Ave neighborhood, 14.8% 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 95.4% 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 North St / Westchester Ave neighborhood in White Plains 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 96.3% 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

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 North St / Westchester Ave neighborhood, 69.1% 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 15.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (10.1%), and 5.2% in manufacturing and laborer 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 North St / Westchester Ave neighborhood in White Plains, NY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Italian (15.5%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (13.1%), and residents who report German roots (9.1%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (7.8%), along with some Asian ancestry residents (6.5%), 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 North St / Westchester Ave neighborhood is English, spoken by 85.1% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (5.7%).

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 North St / Westchester Ave neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (32.3% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (76.1%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (14.8%) and 5.9% 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. 3 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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North St / Westchester Ave 0.101011101001110
White Plains 0.101011101001110
New York State 3.80
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White Plains 0.101011101001110
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White Plains 0.101011101001110
New York State 41

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

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WHITE PLAINS 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
White Plains Middle School
128 Grandview Ave
White Plains, NY, 10605
06-10
George Washington School
100 Orchard St
White Plains, NY, 10604
KG-05
Mamaroneck Avenue School
7 Nosband Ave
White Plains, NY, 10605
KG-05
Post Road School
175 W Post Rd
White Plains, NY, 10606
KG-05
Ridgeway School
225 Ridgeway
White Plains, NY, 10605
KG-05
White Plains Senior High School
550 North St
White Plains, NY, 10605
09-12
Church Street School
295 Church St
White Plains, NY, 10603
KG-05

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