Fairport South median real estate price is $388,120, which is more expensive than 37.6% of the neighborhoods in New York and 58.9% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Fairport South is currently $2,482, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 57.3% of New York neighborhoods.
Fairport South is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Fairport, New York.
Fairport South real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Fairport South neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.
Fairport South has a 15.2% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 77.1% of American neighborhoods). Most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This could either signal that there is a weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood or that large amount of new housing has been built and not yet occupied. Either way, if you live here, you may find many of the homes or apartments are empty.
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 Fairport, the Fairport South neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
If you are planning to retire in New York, this neighborhood should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, Fairport South may be considered a retiree's dream neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and metrics, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety from crime compared to other neighborhoods in New York, while also offering a diverse range of housing options. This, along with the vibrant mix of very educated seniors and other age groups who choose to live here, makes the neighborhood more retiree-friendly than 98.8% of neighborhoods in NY. If a New York retirement is in your future, this neighborhood should be one of the places you visit. In addition to being an excellent choice for active retirees, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives.
Most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the Fairport South stands out as rather unique in having nearly all of its residential real estate built in one time period, namely between 1970 and 1999, generally considered to be established, but not old housing. What you'll sense when you look around or drive the streets of this neighborhood is that many of the residences look the same because of this similarity of age. In fact, 80.4% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.
Did you know that the Fairport South neighborhood has more Russian and Ukrainian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 11.5% of this neighborhood's residents have Russian ancestry and 3.3% have Ukrainian ancestry.
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 Fairport South neighborhood in Fairport are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 78.7% of the neighborhoods in America. With 15.5% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 60.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.
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 Fairport South neighborhood, 50.2% 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 25.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (14.5%), and 10.0% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.
The most common language spoken in the Fairport South neighborhood is English, spoken by 94.7% of households.
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 Fairport South neighborhood in Fairport, NY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (25.9%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (16.0%), and residents who report Italian roots (15.8%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (13.0%), along with some Russian ancestry residents (11.5%), among others.
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 Fairport South neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (55.1% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (77.8%) 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 (8.0%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.