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A+ Coram Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
F Coram Cost of Living Cost of living is 10% higher than New York
13030% more expensive than the US average
New York
11919% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Coram cost of living
C+ Coram Crime Total crime is 2% higher than New York
Total crime
1,91630% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 5330% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-3%Year over year crime is down
Coram crime
B- Coram Employment Household income is 39% higher than New York
Median household income
$84,38453% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$35,21518% higher than the US average
Unemployment rate
4%13% lower than the US average
Coram employment
D Coram Housing Home value is 7% higher than New York
Median home value
$307,70067% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$1,74984% higher than the US average
Home ownership
68%6% higher than the US average
Coram real estate or Coram rentals
B Coram Schools HS graduation rate is 9% higher than New York
High school grad. rates
89%7% higher than the US average
School test scores
56%13% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
n/aequal to the US average
Coram K-12 schools

Living in Coram, NY

Located in the state of New York, Coram is a moderately-sized city with a population of 40,899 inhabitants. According to the most recent Census, 78% of Coram residents are White, 11% Black and 6% Asian. If you are looking for a family friendly city, Coram might be a good fit as 77% of the population over 15 years old are married, and 54% have kids who are 18 years old or younger.

Without the right tools, moving to any new city can be very stressful and challenging. Living in Coram, New York could be a great experience for anyone who puts in the effort to do the research required. Finding the best places to live in Coram and nearby areas is a much easier task when you can rely on information and data from the livability score, which includes cost of living, weather, education, employment, housing and other important metrics.

Coram has a livability score of 68/100 and is ranked #501 in New York and #13,191 in the USA. If we explore each of the categories on their own, we see that Coram ranks well for amenities (A+), education (B) and employment (B-). On a less positive note, Coram does not have favorable grades for the following: cost of living (F) and housing (D). If we take a look at the data, we can find out why.

Based on the proximity of local amenities like grocery stores, restaurants, coffee shops, parks, librairies, etc., Coram has received a higher than average score for its local amenities. If you’re planning on relocating and making this area your permanent home, it’s nice to know that there is an ample amount of amenities and things to do within walking distance or a short drive.

There are many factors that go into deciding if an area is the right fit for your lifestyle. Certain “must haves” like low crime, great schools and nearby amenities are all at the top of most people's lists. But before even considering if those options are available, most people will need to know if the real estate in Coram is actually affordable. The median home price for Coram homes is $307,700, which is 7.5% higher than the New York average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in Coram, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 3.7, which is 21.3% lower than the New York average. For most people, purchasing a new home is the biggest investment they will make in their lifetime. Taking a look at overall real estate appreciation rates in Coram will offer some insight into determining if your home purchase will be a solid investment for years to come. In Coram, the year-over-year appreciation rates were 7.1%, and the 5 year appreciation rates came in at 5.4%.

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Rural Beauty

When I first decided to move to New York, after getting a job there, I was under the impression that the entire state was very urban, sprawling with cities like the famous New York City. As someone from the Midwest, this made my stomach hurt. Just thinking about it made me break out in a sweat. Then I found Coram.

Living in Coram is so like living in the Midwest that I hardly have any homesickness at all. There are wide open areas, historic landmarks for me to check out, and lots of natural parks for me to explore nature in. The people aren't quite as friendly as they are back home, but I've managed to make a fair few friends already.

The best areas in Coram to hang out if you don't feel like taking a walk in nature have got to be Coram Country Lanes, where you can get some grub and bowl, and our High Velocity Paintball course. Good times!
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