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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Fairport West median real estate price is $329,908, which is less expensive than 70.7% of New York neighborhoods and 52.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Fairport West is currently $1,768, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 73.9% of New York neighborhoods.

Fairport West is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Fairport, New York.

Fairport West 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 Fairport West neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

In Fairport West, the current vacancy rate is 0.0%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 100.0% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Fairport West 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 Fairport, the Fairport West neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Real Estate

With a real estate vacancy rate of only 0.0%, the Fairport West neighborhood has a lower vacancy rate than 100.0% of U.S. neighborhoods, a very elite group. Such a low vacancy rate may indicate very strong real estate demand in the neighborhood combined with some impediments to increasing supply, such as zoning or existing density of development, among other potential reasons.

People

Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the Fairport West 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 Fairport West community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.

In addition, if you are planning to retire in New York, this neighborhood should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, Fairport West 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 96.4% 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.

Diversity

Did you know that the Fairport West neighborhood has more Italian and Ukrainian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 20.7% of this neighborhood's residents have Italian ancestry and 2.1% have Ukrainian ancestry.

Fairport West is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 23.3% 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 99.8% of the neighborhoods in America.

The Neighbors

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 Fairport West 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 70.2% 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 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 West neighborhood, 51.7% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 18.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (17.9%), and 10.3% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the Fairport West neighborhood is English, spoken by 95.6% of households. Some people also speak Italian (23.3%).

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 Fairport West neighborhood in Fairport, NY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (28.0%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (20.9%), and residents who report Italian roots (20.7%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (17.0%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (9.0%), among others.

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 Fairport West neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (57.5% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (76.7%) 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.


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