The village of Falconer, New York is situated in the Jamestown NY metropolitan area.
Falconer is reasonably good for those who like quiet surroundings, as there tend to be low levels of noise from traffic - although there are still several noisier sections, especially near Southern Tier Expressway or the railway line.
Single detached homes are the main housing type, representing about 55% of the dwellings in Falconer, while small apartment buildings and duplexes are also present in the housing stock. This village has a good variety of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Around 55% of the dwellings in the village are occupied by home owners while renters occupy the remainder. A majority of the housing growth in this part of the Jamestown NY metropolitan area happened prior to the 1960s.
It is generally practical for property owners in Falconer to do grocery shopping by walking. There are also a few opportunities for those who value close by restaurants. With respect to education, residents will appreciate that no matter where their home is situated in Falconer, primary as well as high schools are nearby.
Driving is very often the best way to get around in Falconer. It is a reasonably short car ride to the closest highway from any location in this part of the Jamestown NY metropolitan area, and it is very convenient to access a parking spot. On the other hand, it is difficult for people walking to move around in Falconer as few common errands can be run on foot.