Population, Median Household Income: Citydata.com; Median Home Sale Price: Houlihan Lawrence; Estimated Property Taxes: Computed based on median home sales price using 2012 full-value tax rates from the NYS Comptroller’s office; # of Houses Sold, Average # of Days on Market: Houlihan Lawrence; Property and Violent Crime Rate: Bestplaces.net; Average Commute to Grand Central and Train Stations: Metropolitan Transit Authority; Main School District and Public High Schools: Trulia.com
*Property crime, on a scale from 1 (low) to 100. Offenses include burglary, larceny-theft, motor vehicle theft, and arson. The US average is 43.5.
**Violent crime, on a scale from 1 (low crime) to 100. Composed of four offenses: murder and nonnegligent manslaughter; forcible rape; robbery; and aggravated assault. The US average is 41.4.
Research by Michelle Tomassi