Yonkers, NY (Beech Hill)




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About Yonkers, NY (Beech Hill)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Beech Hill median real estate price is $771,079, which is more expensive than 84.8% of the neighborhoods in New York and 94.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Beech Hill is currently $2,673, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 93.5% of the neighborhoods in New York.

Beech Hill is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Yonkers, New York.

Beech Hill real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Beech Hill neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.

In Beech Hill, the current vacancy rate is 2.1%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 92.1% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Beech Hill 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 Yonkers, the Beech Hill neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

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 2.5% of America's neighborhoods are wealthier than the Beech Hill 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, Beech Hill also has one of the lowest ratings of child poverty in the nation.

In addition, a majority of the adults in the Beech Hill 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 97.3% 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, active retirees and families with school-aged children.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Beech Hill neighborhood has more Italian and Arab ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 43.7% of this neighborhood's residents have Italian ancestry and 7.7% have Arab ancestry.

Beech Hill is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 18.0% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Italian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 100.0% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

If you like to ride the train to work, this neighborhood may be for you. NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 19.6% of the Beech Hill neighborhood's commuters ride the train to and from work each day, which is more than we found in 96.4% of America's neighborhoods.


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 Beech Hill neighborhood in Yonkers 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 97.5% 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 Beech Hill neighborhood, 58.7% 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 20.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (15.0%), and 6.7% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.

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 Beech Hill neighborhood in Yonkers, NY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Italian (43.7%). There are also a number of people of Polish ancestry (10.2%), and residents who report Asian roots (8.6%), and some of the residents are also of Arab ancestry (7.7%), along with some Irish ancestry residents (7.6%), among others. In addition, 33.1% 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 Beech Hill neighborhood is English, spoken by 57.9% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Italian, Arabic, Spanish and Korean.

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 Beech Hill neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (39.8% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (66.1%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (19.6%) and 8.0% 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 Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Beech Hill 0.101011101001110
Yonkers 0.101011101001110
New York State 3.80
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Beech Hill 0.101011101001110
Yonkers 0.101011101001110
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Beech Hill 0.101011101001110
Yonkers 0.101011101001110
New York State 41

Neighborhood Public School Data

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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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

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