Located within New York, United States, the town of Ramapo is situated in the New York - Newark metropolitan area.
Ramapo offers a slower-paced ambience and will appeal to home buyers who enjoy spending time in green spaces. This part of the New York - Newark metropolitan area is reasonably quiet, as the streets tend to be calm - although that is not the case near Interstate 287, Interstate 87 or one of the railway lines. Finally, getting to green spaces from numerous locations in the town, such as South Mountain County Park and Dexter Park, is easy and there are about 20 of them nearby for residents to visit.
In Ramapo, around half of buildings are single detached homes, and large apartment buildings and small apartment buildings are also present in the housing stock. This town has a good variety of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About 55% of the population of this town own their home while renters make up the remainder. The median year of construction for dwellings in this part of the New York - Newark metropolitan area is 1969.
Some, but not all, house buyers in Ramapo will reside within walking distance of one of over 100 supermarkets. There are also over 300 restaurants and cafes in Ramapo. Regarding education, house owners will appreciate the proximity to both primary and secondary schools, which are within walking distance from most homes for sale in this town. In addition to public schools, there are private elementary and high schools.
The best means of transportation in this town is very often a car. Most houses for sale are a rather short car ride from the closest highway, such as Interstate 87, and it is very easy to park. However, the public transit service in Ramapo is not very frequent. Nevertheless, there is the Spring Valley Station, Suffern Station and Sloatsburg Station with access to the Main-Bergen County Line, Pascack Valley Line and Port Jervis Line. There are no bus circuits traversing the town. Ramapo is not very well-suited for traveling on foot because very few daily needs can be met by walking.