Bemis Heights / Ketchums Corners median real estate price is $482,749, which is more expensive than 44.7% of the neighborhoods in New York and 69.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Bemis Heights / Ketchums Corners is currently $2,268, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 63.0% of New York neighborhoods.
Bemis Heights / Ketchums Corners is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Saratoga Springs, New York.
Bemis Heights / Ketchums Corners 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 Bemis Heights / Ketchums Corners 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.
Bemis Heights / Ketchums Corners has a 12.9% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 70.9% of American neighborhoods). A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (7.3%), which can occur in some markets dominated by colleges or vacation homes. If you live here year round, you will find many of the homes or apartments are empty for all or a portion of the year.
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 Saratoga Springs, the Bemis Heights / Ketchums Corners neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
The Bemis Heights / Ketchums Corners neighborhood has a greater proportion of government workers living in it than 96.9% of the neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. This is a unique feature of this neighborhood, and one that shapes its character.
One of the notable things about Bemis Heights / Ketchums Corners is that it is one of the quietest neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and quantitative rating of quietness. When you are here, you will find it to be very quiet. If quiet and peaceful are your cup of tea, you may have found a great place for you.
If you are planning to retire in New York, this neighborhood should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, Bemis Heights / Ketchums Corners 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 95.0% 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 families with school-aged children.
Did you know that the Bemis Heights / Ketchums Corners neighborhood has more Irish and Hungarian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 28.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Irish ancestry and 2.4% have Hungarian ancestry.
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 Bemis Heights / Ketchums Corners neighborhood in Saratoga Springs are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 67.8% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 8.2% 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 55.9% of America's neighborhoods.
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 Bemis Heights / Ketchums Corners neighborhood, 62.2% 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 16.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions (14.9%), and 13.0% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.
The most common language spoken in the Bemis Heights / Ketchums Corners neighborhood is English, spoken by 98.1% of households.
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 Bemis Heights / Ketchums Corners neighborhood in Saratoga Springs, NY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (28.1%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (12.6%), and residents who report German roots (12.3%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (11.2%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (9.8%), 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 Bemis Heights / Ketchums Corners neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (41.0% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.
Here most residents (81.1%) 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 (5.2%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.