Most Expensive Bronx Neighborhoods
|2||Sedgwick Ave / Washington Bridge|
|3||E 175th St / Waterloo Pl|
|4||Wheeler Ave / Westchester Ave|
|5||Southern Blvd / Boston Rd|
|6||Bronx River Ave / Elder Ave|
|8||Morris Ave / E 163rd St|
|9||Stadium Ave / Randolph Pl|
|10||Tenbroeck Ave / Lakewood Pl|
Bronx is a very large coastal borough (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of New York. With a population of 1,424,196 people and 339 constituent neighborhoods, Bronx is the fourth largest community in New York.
Housing costs in Bronx are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in New York.
Unlike some boroughs, Bronx isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Bronx are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Bronx is a borough of service providers, sales and office workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Bronx who work in office and administrative support (14.83%), sales jobs (10.12%) and healthcare suport services (7.77%).
One thing noticeable about Bronx, is that it has a large population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters. That’s because Bronx is full of single people in their 20s and 30s and who have undergraduate or graduate degrees and are starting careers in professional occupations. This makes Bronx a great place for young, educated career starters looking to find many people like themselves, with good opportunities for friendships, socializing, romance, and fun. In fact, Bronx is one of the top larger cities in America for educated single professionals to flock.
One of the nice things about Bronx is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.
One downside of living in Bronx is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Bronx, the average commute to work is 40.27 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the borough, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative. In addition, it is also a pedestrian-friendly borough. Many of Bronx’s neighborhoods are dense enough and have amenities close enough together that people find it feasible to get around on foot.
One of the benefits of being a big city like Bronx is having a public transportation system, but in Bronx the transit system is the mode of choice for lots of people getting to and from work every day. You will find many people using the subway for their daily commute, even though other transportation options exist. If you ask these commuters, many will tell you that not having to drive in the snarl of big city traffic is one of main reasons for leaving the car at home, or even not owning a car at all. With so many people taking the subway Bronx benefits from a reduction in air pollution and traffic.
The education level of Bronx citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 18.10% of adults 25 and older in Bronx have a college degree.
The per capita income in Bronx in 2010 was $18,171, which is low income relative to New York, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $72,684 for a family of four. However, Bronx contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Bronx is an extremely ethnically-diverse borough. The people who call Bronx home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Bronx, accounting for 53.92% of the borough’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Bronx residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Bronx include Jamaican and Italian.
Bronx also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 33.68%.
The most common language spoken in Bronx is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and African languages.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||483,449|
|BRONX HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||18.80%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||81.20%|
|TYPE OF BRONX HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||5.65%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||4.44%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||18.93%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||70.73%|
|SIZE OF BRONX HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||1.68%|
|AGE OF BRONX HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||6.18%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||15.30%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||39.80%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||38.72%|
|BRONX REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$378,347|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,091|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $51,000||8.43%|
|$51,001 - $101,000||4.35%|
|$101,001 - $202,000||11.61%|
|$202,001 - $303,000||10.33%|
|$303,001 - $404,000||20.53%|
|$404,001 - $505,000||22.64%|
|$505,001 - $758,000||18.34%|
|$758,001 - $1,010,000||2.15%|
|PEOPLE OF BRONX||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||7.57%|
|5 TO 17||18.71%|
|18 TO 24||11.67%|
|25 TO 34||14.79%|
|35 TO 54||26.63%|
|55 TO 64||9.85%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||10.76%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||69.88%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$34,388|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$18,171|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||29.80%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Healthcare (23.65%)
Public Service (3.83%)
Real estate (3.82%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (3.39%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||34.22%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.54%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.06%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||35.88%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||3.63%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||53.92%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||Jamaican (4.42%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||Spanish (46.53%)
African languages (3.03%)
Indic languages (1.07%)
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