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Old 10-28-2007, 03:28 PM
 
Location: Long Island (chief in S Farmingdale)
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Wheatley Heights
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Old 10-29-2007, 11:14 PM
 
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Default Progressive towns

Ithaca is a very comfortable town if you are non-white. People here are open minded and very liberal. I will miss Ithaca tremendously when I move away But Syracuse is a great town for POC because of the history of its support for the underground railroad (Struggles: The Story of the Underground Railroad in Syracuse « Onondaga Historical Association Museum & Research Center Making History).
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Old 12-29-2007, 10:47 PM
 
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not like atlanta, md, or va here. all of our towns are culturally diverse/mixed.
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Old 08-11-2008, 09:52 AM
 
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just go to Queens most black communities (except for west queens) are pretty affluent since queens is the only county in the country where the median income for african americans is higher then caucasians
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Old 08-11-2008, 03:23 PM
 
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True, Queens, which is also the most "diverse" county in the United States, has quite a few middle to affluet Black neighborhoods and individuals. Also, considering that NY state has more Black people than any other state(around 3.5 million), it shouldn't be hard to find such persons in towns across the state.
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Old 11-25-2008, 12:50 PM
 
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which area is better in terms of diversity , schools and raising a family, Ardsley or Irvington, NY
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Old 11-25-2008, 01:18 PM
 
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What about Spring Valley?
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Old 11-25-2008, 02:35 PM
 
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What about Spring Valley?
That's another one, but for some odd reason, there is a bad rep towards the schools and the community by the rest of Rockland Co. I wonder why that is?
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Old 11-25-2008, 02:51 PM
 
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which area is better in terms of diversity , schools and raising a family, Ardsley or Irvington, NY
They seem to be about the same. Here's information on both:https://www.nystart.gov/publicweb/District.do?year=2007&county=WESTCHESTER&district= 660402020000 (broken link)

https://www.nystart.gov/publicweb/District.do?year=2007&county=WESTCHESTER&district= 660405030000 (broken link)

Ardsley Union Free School District (http://www.ardsleyschools.k12.ny.us/ - broken link)

https://www.edline.net/pages/Irvington_UFSD

Dobbs Ferry is another option as well and is similar to those two:https://www.nystart.gov/publicweb/District.do?year=2007&county=WESTCHESTER&district= 660403030000 (broken link)

Dobbs Ferry Union Free School District - Homepage
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Old 07-25-2015, 05:15 PM
 
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Thinking of relocating to new and is looking for upper middle class african-american communities. Areas of interest---Organge, Rockland, Westchester & NYC areas
Again, since this is a thread that still gets viewed, here are some areas that could/would work based on the criteria and by census tract: Census Tract 010902 in Westchester County, New York

Census Tract 004300 in Westchester County, New York

Census Tract 004400 in Westchester County, New York


I'll try to add more later.

Census Tract 013200 in Rockland County, New York

Census Tract 011102 in Rockland County, New York

Census Tract 011504 in Rockland County, New York

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