Real Estate Prices and Overview
Kingsland Ave / Driggs Ave median real estate prices are $695,615, which is more expensive than 92.9% of the neighborhoods
in New York and 96.9% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Kingsland Ave / Driggs Ave are currently
$1,450, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 79.1%
of the neighborhoods in New York.
Kingsland Ave / Driggs Ave is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Brooklyn, New York.
Kingsland Ave / Driggs Ave real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and small apartment buildings.
Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of
the residences in the Kingsland Ave / Driggs Ave neighborhood are relatively historic, built no later than 1939, and in some cases, quite a bit earlier. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
Home and apartment vacancy rates are 10.4% in
Kingsland Ave / Driggs Ave. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower
than 44.3% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately
near the middle range for vacancies.
Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics
The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from
its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This
neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as
revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything
from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Kingsland Ave / Driggs Ave neighborhood has more
Polish ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 36.5% of
this neighborhood's residents have Polish ancestry.
Kingsland Ave / Driggs Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 31.3% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Polish at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 99.9% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
The Kingsland Ave / Driggs Ave neighborhood is very densely populated compared to most U.S. neighborhoods. In fact, with 53,235 persons per square mile in the neighborhood, it is more packed with people than 98.7% of the nation's neighborhoods. Being a walkable neighborhood can help increase property values for the simple reason that people enjoy it and value it. To put it plainly, despite our love affair with the automobile, American's enjoy taking to the streets, sidewalks, paths, and courtyards of a place to get a coffee, relax, and take in the sights and sounds. And, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive and first quantitative walkable score index, the Kingsland Ave / Driggs Ave neighborhood is one of the most walkable neighborhoods in America.
In addition, 83.9% of the real estate in the Kingsland Ave / Driggs Ave neighborhood is occupied by renters, which is nearly the highest rate of renter occupancy of any neighborhood in America.
Furthermore, if you find historic homes and neighborhoods attractive, you love the details, the history, and the charm, then you are sure to be interested in this neighborhood. With 73.9% of the residential real estate in the Kingsland Ave / Driggs Ave neighborhood built no later than 1939, and some built considerably earlier, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of historic residences than 98.5% of all neighborhoods in America. In this regard, this neighborhood truly stands out as special.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
In the Kingsland Ave / Driggs Ave neighborhood, 57.8% of people
ride the train to work each day. This is a very high percentage compared
to most places. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this
is a higher level of train ridership than in 99.2% of the
neighborhoods in America.
Also, would you like to be able to ride your bike to work? If you are attracted
to the idea of getting a little exercise of the two-wheeled type while
reducing your carbon footprint, bicycling to work might be the answer.
But which neighborhood you live in can make this either impossible, or
alternatively, a great and realistic option. NeighborhoodScout's analysis
revealed that the Kingsland Ave / Driggs Ave neighborhood is a fantastic
option for bicycle commuters, as 4.9% of commuters here do ride
their bikes to and from work on a daily basis. This is a higher amount
than we found in 97.5% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Car Ownership
American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or
three. But households in the Kingsland Ave / Driggs Ave neighborhood buck
52.7% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at
all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in
98.7% of U.S. neighborhoods.
The Neighbors: Income
There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a
neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood
may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand
the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the
federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with
a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than
another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the
conditions and character of a neighborhood.
The neighbors in the Kingsland Ave / Driggs Ave neighborhood in Brooklyn are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood.
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has
a higher income than 66.2% of the neighborhoods in America.
In addition, 3.2% of the children seventeen and under
living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which
is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 81.0%
of America's neighborhoods.
The Neighbors: Occupations
A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel
rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if
most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is
the shear diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits
your lifestyle and aspirations.
In the Kingsland Ave / Driggs Ave neighborhood, 47.2%
of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is
sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 24.0% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations
(15.5%), and 13.3% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry
Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents,
our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior - comes
from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting
and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or
more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives
each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same
city can have drastically different cultures.
In the Kingsland Ave / Driggs Ave neighborhood in Brooklyn, NY, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Polish
(36.5%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (9.6%) , and residents who report Irish roots (7.5%) , and some of the residents are also of Puerto Rican ancestry (4.0%) , along with some German ancestry residents (3.0%), among others. In addition, 32.9% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
The Neighbors: Languages
The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are
tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are
at home with their families.
The most common language spoken in the Kingsland Ave / Driggs Ave
neighborhood is English, spoken by 58.7% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.
Getting to Work
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your
place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in
just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a
long and arduous commute.
The greatest number of commuters in Kingsland Ave / Driggs Ave neighborhood spend
between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (42.8% of working
residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S.
Here most residents (57.8%) take the train to get to work.
In addition, quite a number also drive alone in a private automobile to get to work (18.3%) and 10.1% of residents also hop out the door and walk to work for their daily commute. This neighborhood is distinguished by the high number of residents who take
the train to work each day, which can be a very good way to get to work at
a lower cost and with less pollution.