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 W 38th St / Denker Ave neighborhood has more
African and Sub-Saharan African ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 7.7% of
this neighborhood's residents have African ancestry and 7.7% have Sub-Saharan African ancestry.
W 38th St / Denker Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 66.4% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 96.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: People
The W 38th St / Denker Ave neighborhood stands out for having an
average per capita income lower than 96.2% of the neighborhoods
in the United States.
The W 38th St / Denker Ave neighborhood also has a greater percentage
of children living in poverty (74.7%) than found in
98.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Children living in poverty
is one of the challenges facing America, and the world, and in this
neighborhood in particular, the problem can be considered acute.
In addition, single parenting is hard. But you don't have to tell the
W 38th St / Denker Ave neighborhood about it; they already know. 25.0%
of this neighborhood's households are run by single mothers, which is a
higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.5%
of American neighborhoods. Further NeighborhoodScout research showed strong
statistical correlations among high rates of children living in single
parent households, and neighborhood crime, particularly violent crime,
neighborhood poverty, and, importantly, the percentage of low weight births
and rates of infant mortality.
Also, the W 38th St / Denker Ave neighborhood is unique for having just
4.8% of adults here having earned a bachelor's degree.
This is a lower rate of college graduates than NeighborhoodScout found
in 96.2% of America's neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
More people ride the bus in this neighborhood each day to get to work
than 96.7% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
If you like crowded places, then you will probably enjoy the W 38th St / Denker Ave neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive data analysis, this neighborhood is more densely populated than 95.3% of neighborhoods in the U.S., with 21,068 people per square mile living here. 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 W 38th St / Denker Ave neighborhood is one of the most walkable neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability
Do you like to be surrounded by people from all over the country or world,
with different perspectives and life experiences? Or do you instead prefer
to be in a neighborhood where most residents have lived there for a long
time, creating a sense of cohesiveness? NeighborhoodScout's analysis
reveals that this neighborhood stands out among American neighborhoods
for the uniqueness of the mobility of its residents.
What is interesting to note, is that the W 38th St / Denker Ave
neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country
(43.2%) than are found in 95.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods.