Real Estate Market Update for Kew Gardens, NY
Welcome to May's Market Update. Let’s take a look at residential real-estate activity in your area during the month of May. The number of active listings was up 7% from one year earlier, and up 9% from the previous month. This continued upward trend reflected a healthy inventory for buyers to choose from. As you can see, the median listing price for the month was just under 220-thousand dollars. Compared to last year, the average number of days units spent on the market before being sold was down 10%. This lower number of days may signal a positive trend in the local inventory-turnover rate. The median sale price was just over 180-thousand dollars. The number of units sold increased 53% year-over-year, and increased more than 100% month-over-month. These figures may indicate that buyers have been taking advantage of opportunities in this market. Thanks for watching. We hope you use this information to make smart, informed decisions in your upcoming real-estate transactions. Feel free to contact us for more information or further assistance.
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Map Information for Kew Gardens, NY
Area Information for Kew Gardens, NY
  • Population: 19,276
  • Median Age: 37.79 yr
  • Median Commute Time: 41.77 mins
  • Educational Climate*: 4
  • Sales Tax: 8.875%
  • Population Density: 33,928/sq mi
  • Population Change Since 2000: -.74%
  • Closest Airport: La Guardia
  • Closest College: Yeshiva Shaar Hatorah-grodno
  • Closest Jr. College: Bramson Ort College
  • Median Household Income: $57,416
  • Annual Residential Turnover: 19.59%
  • Median Years in Residence: 2.49 yr
  • Median Home Sales Price: $178,000
  • Closest Major Sports Team: Mets
  • Change Avg. Household Income Since 2000: 26%
* Scale from 1-5  ** Index where 100 is the national average
Demographic Data for Kew Gardens, NY
Median Age: 37.79 Married: 28% Number of Households: 8,452 Households with Children: 1,634
Community:
    • Occupancy Types
      • 3599 Vacant
      • 8822 Owned
      • 12512 Rented
    • Transportation to Work
      • 43% Drive
      • 47% Public Transportation
      • 8% Walk / Bike / Other
      • 8% Work at Home
    National Index Comparisons:
    (100 National Average)
      • Population By Sex(%)
        • 50% Male
        • 50% Female
      • White/Blue Collar Jobs
        • 50% White Collar
        • 50% Blue Collar
      School Data for Kew Gardens, NY

      School Name Distance Type Grades GreatSchools Rating Parent Rating
      Our Lady Of The Cenacle School 1.5 mi Catholic PRESCHOOL-8 0 0
      P.s 54 Hillside School 1.6 mi Public K-5 2-5 3
      Yeshivat Ohr Haiim 1.6 mi Private PRESCHOOL-8 0 0
      Richmond Hill High School 1.8 mi Public 9-12 1 3
      P.s 51 1.8 mi Public PRESCHOOL-1 0 4
      Bais Yaakov Academy 1.8 mi Private PRESCHOOL-8 0 5
      Once Upon A Time 2.0 mi Private PRESCHOOL-K 0 0
      St Mary Church Christian Academy 2.0 mi Private K-8 0 0
      Theatre Street School 2.0 mi Private 1-8 0 0
      P.s 56 Harry Eichler School 2.0 mi Public 2-5 3 4
      P.s 36 St Albans School 2.0 mi Public K-5 1 4
      True Deliverance Christian School 2.0 mi Private PRESCHOOL-8 0 3
      St Catherine Of Sienna School 2.0 mi Catholic K-8 0 0
      Riverton Street Charter School 2.0 mi Public K-3 4 5
      Holy Child Jesus School 2.1 mi Catholic PRESCHOOL-8 0 4
      Yeshiva Shaar Hatorah 2.1 mi Private 9-12 0 5
      P.s 90 Horace Mann School 2.1 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 3 4
      Little Scholars On Farmers 2.1 mi Private PRESCHOOL-K 0 0
      P.s 99 Kew Gardens School 2.2 mi Public K-6 3-5 4
      P.s 118 Lorraine Hansberry School 2.2 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 2 3
      Yeshiva Tifereth Moshe 2.2 mi Private K-8 0 4
      Ps 273 2.3 mi Public K-5 0 0
      Ave Maria Catholic Academy 2.4 mi Catholic PRESCHOOL-8 0 4
      Montessori Progressive Learn 2.4 mi Private PRESCHOOL-K 0 0
      P.s 66 Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis 2.5 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 3-5 4
      P.s 254 2.5 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 4 4
      P.s 146 Howard Beach School 2.6 mi Public PRESCHOOL-8 3-5 3
      P.s 136 Roy Wilkins School 2.7 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 1 3
      P.s 134 Langston Hughes 2.8 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 1 3
      Pathways College Preparatory School 2.9 mi Public 6-12 1 3
      I.s 192 The Renaissance Middle School 2.9 mi Public 6-8 2-5 3
      St Albans Christian Academy 3.0 mi Private PRESCHOOL-8 0 2
      P.s 232 Lindenwood School 3.0 mi Public K-8 4-5 4
      P.s 207 Rockwood Park School 3.0 mi Public PRESCHOOL-8 4 4
      St Helen School 3.1 mi Catholic PRESCHOOL-8 0 5
      Proximity to listed schools and their school district(s) does not guarantee enrollment eligibility. Please contact a local real estate professional or the local school district(s) for the most current information relating to schools in the area. Sources: GreatSchools.org and Onboard Informatics © 2015
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        Community information and market data Powered by Onboard Informatics. Copyright ©2015 Onboard Informatics. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed. * Based on a 30-year fixed rate of 4.75% with 20% down. The estimated payment is offered for convenience and is not an offer of credit. Due to market fluctuations, interest rates are subject to change at any time and without notice. Interest rates are also subject to credit and property approval based on secondary market guidelines. The rates shown are based on average rates for our best qualified customers. Your individual rate may vary. Rates may differ for FHA, VA or jumbo loans.