Palisades, NY

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Palisades Profile


Overview

Palisades is a very small town located in the state of New York. With a population of 3,866 people and just one neighborhood, Palisades is the 387th largest community in New York.

Palisades home prices are not only among the most expensive in New York, but Palisades real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Occupations and Workforce

Palisades is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 88.05% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Palisades is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Palisades who work in management occupations (18.07%), office and administrative support (11.07%), and teaching (9.75%).

Of important note, Palisades is also a town of artists. Palisades has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Palisades’s character.

Setting & Lifestyle

Because of many things, Palisades is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Palisades a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Palisades has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Palisades’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

Even though Palisades is a smaller town, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the bus for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.

Palisades Demographics

Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Palisades. 57.69% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.

The per capita income in Palisades in 2018 was $66,290, which is wealthy relative to New York and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $265,160 for a family of four.

Palisades is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Palisades home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Palisades residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Palisades also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 13.44% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Palisades include Irish, Italian, German, Polish, and English.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Palisades's cultural character, accounting for 21.14% of the town’s population.

The most common language spoken in Palisades is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q2 2021. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Housing Market Details

 

AGE OF Palisades, NY HOMES

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated August 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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Migration & Mobility

 

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

(100 is safest)


Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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National Median: 4
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My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Palisades VIOLENT CRIMES

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Neighborhood Property Crime

property Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Property Crime Index By Type
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Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Neighborhood Public School Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Due to Covid-19, standardized testing did not take place during the 2019-2020 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2021

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

(100 is best)

Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

Rates the quality of all K-12 public schools that serve this neighborhood. Info

Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to NY* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
South Orangetown Middle School
160 Van Wyck Rd
Blauvelt, NY 10913
06-08
Tappan Zee High School
15 Dutch Hill Rd
Orangeburg, NY 10962
09-12
William O Schaefer Elementary School
140 Lester Dr
Tappan, NY 10983
KG-02
Cottage Lane Elementary School
120 Cottage Ln
Blauvelt, NY 10913
03-05
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Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

SOUTH ORANGETOWN CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT


Students Enrolled in This District


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District Quality Compared to New York

(10 is best)

Better than of NY school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 12.6% 52.8%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 11.7% 49.5%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.9% 3.3%

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