Yorktown Heights, NY (Gomer St / Smith Rd)




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About Yorktown Heights, NY (Gomer St / Smith Rd)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Gomer St / Smith Rd median real estate price is $236,122, which is more expensive than 35.6% of the neighborhoods in New York and 61.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Gomer St / Smith Rd is currently $1,440, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 48.9% of New York neighborhoods.

Gomer St / Smith Rd is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Yorktown Heights, New York.

Gomer St / Smith Rd real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) small apartment buildings and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Gomer St / Smith Rd neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 10.9% in Gomer St / Smith Rd. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 41.1% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.

Notable & Unique: People

Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the Gomer St / Smith Rd neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the Gomer St / Smith Rd community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.

In addition, one of the most interesting things about the Gomer St / Smith Rd neighborhood is that it has a greater concentration of residents who live alone than most all neighborhoods in America. With 49.4% of the households here made up of people living alone, NeighborhoodScout's research reveals that this is a larger proportion of people living alone than in 96.8% of the neighborhoods in America.

Also, if you're planning where to retire, the Gomer St / Smith Rd neighborhood in Yorktown Heights is a great option to consider. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive retirement dream area analysis, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety ratings compared to other neighborhoods in NY, offers a wide range of housing options, and has already attracted an enviable mix of college educated seniors. This neighborhood ranks as better for retirement living than 87.8% of the neighborhoods in New York. If you are considering retiring to New York, this is a good neighborhood to look at.

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 Gomer St / Smith Rd neighborhood has a highly unusual pattern of car ownership. Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's Analysis reveals that 37.1% of the households here have four, five, or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 100.0% of the neighborhoods in the nation.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Gomer St / Smith Rd neighborhood has more Italian and Austrian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 47.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Italian ancestry and 4.0% have Austrian ancestry.

Gomer St / Smith Rd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 4.0% 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 99.4% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Three-deckers, duplexes, old Victorian homes cut up into apartments. Independent stores on the corner selling pizza. These are some of the hallmarks of neighborhoods with lots of small 2, 3, and 4 unit apartment buildings. The Gomer St / Smith Rd neighborhood really stands out in this regard, however, as it is dominated by such small apartment buildings more than nearly any other neighborhood in America. This is a stunning visual and lifestyle example of this type of neighborhood. In fact, 35.2% of the real estate here are small 2, 3, or 4 unit apartment buildings, which is a higher proportion than found in 95.3% of America's neighborhoods.


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 Gomer St / Smith Rd neighborhood in Yorktown Heights are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 73.5% of U.S. neighborhoods. 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

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 Gomer St / Smith Rd neighborhood, 44.6% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 25.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (18.2%), and 11.5% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the Gomer St / Smith Rd neighborhood in Yorktown Heights, NY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Italian (47.3%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (23.5%), and residents who report German roots (6.5%), and some of the residents are also of Austrian ancestry (4.0%), along with some French ancestry residents (4.0%), among others. In addition, 11.0% 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 Gomer St / Smith Rd neighborhood is English, spoken by 87.0% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.

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 Gomer St / Smith Rd neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (31.9% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (93.0%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. 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. 4 Condition Alerts found.

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Yorktown Heights 0.101011101001110
New York State 3.80
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New York State 41

Neighborhood Public School Data

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Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to NY Quality Rating Compared to Nation
George Washington Elementary School
3634 Lexington Ave
Mohegan Lake, NY, 10547
KG-05
Benjamin Franklin Elementary School
3477 Kamhi Dr
Yorktown Heights, NY, 10598
KG-05
Lakeland Copper Beech Middle School
3417 Old Yorktown Rd
Yorktown Heights, NY, 10598
06-08
Lakeland High School
1349 E Main St
Shrub Oak, NY, 10588
09-12
Lincoln Titus Elementary School
10 Lincoln Ave
Crompond, NY, 10517
KG-05
Van Cortlandtville School
Rt 6
Mohegan Lake, NY, 10547
KG-05
Walter Panas High School
300 Croton Ave
Cortlandt Manor, NY, 10567
PK-12
Thomas Jefferson Elementary School
3636 Gomer St
Yorktown Heights, NY, 10598
KG-05

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