Located within New York, United States, the city of Oneonta is located in the Oneonta NY metropolitan area.
Oneonta is fairly good for those who prefer a quiet atmosphere, as there tend to be low levels of noise from traffic - however some areas can be quite loud, especially around the railway line or Interstate 88.
Single detached homes are the predominant housing type, representing roughly half of buildings in Oneonta, and the rest of the dwellings are mainly small apartment buildings and duplexes. Most homes in this city were built before the 1960s, during its latest housing boom. This part of the Oneonta NY metropolitan area offers mainly two bedroom and three bedroom homes. Around 60% of the population of this city own their home whereas the remainder are renters.
A portion of residents in Oneonta may have the option to shop for groceries by walking in one of approximately 20 stores, while others will need a vehicle. There are also a few options for those who care about nearby restaurants. Regarding education, it can be challenging to walk to high schools and primary schools from properties for sale in Oneonta. Along with public schools, there are private elementary and secondary schools.
The car is usually the favored transportation option in Oneonta. The majority of real estate listings are a rather short drive from the closest highway, such as Interstate 88, and parking is generally easy. In contrast, traveling on foot is not very practical for home buyers in this part of the Oneonta NY metropolitan area because very few common errands can be run without having to use a vehicle.