The census-designated place of Lakeland, New York is located in the Syracuse metropolitan area.
Lakeland is very good for those who like a quiet atmosphere, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamor. Green spaces aren't well-located, which makes it occasionally difficult to get to them. Despite that, residents will be able to access parks in nearby census-designated places.
The housing stock of Lakeland is composed predominantly of single detached homes and townhouses. The homes in this part of the Syracuse metropolitan area are quite old, since around 45% of its dwellings were built prior to the 1960s, while most of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s and the 1990s. This census-designated place has a choice of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Home owners occupy about 95% of the dwellings in the census-designated place and 5% are rented.
It is frequently feasible for property owners in this census-designated place to buy their groceries on foot. Residents are served by a few restaurants and coffee shops as well. Regarding education, it is a rather short walk to get to primary schools from most homes for sale in Lakeland. In contrast, there are no high schools in this census-designated place.
Lakeland is very car friendly. It is a short drive to the nearest highway, such as Interstate 690, from anywhere in this part of the Syracuse metropolitan area, and accessing a place to park is easy. On the other hand, traveling by public transit is challenging in Lakeland. Nonetheless, home owners are served by a few bus lines, and it is very convenient to get to a nearby bus stop from most residences. Lakeland is not very suitable for walking since very few daily errands can be run without having to resort to a vehicle.