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: Occupations
More people work in manufacturing and as laborers here in the E 42nd St / Avalon Blvd
neighborhood than in 99.3% of the neighborhoods in America. Despite
the loss of manufacturing jobs across the nation, this neighborhood remains
a place where, compared to other parts of the country, you will find many
laborers and manufacturers.
Furthermore, each year, fewer and fewer Americans make their living as farmers, foresters,
or fishers. But the E 42nd St / Avalon Blvd neighborhood truly stands
out among U.S. neighborhoods. According to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis,
this neighborhood has a greater proportion of farmers, foresters, or fishers
than 95.6% of all American neighborhoods. This is truly a unique
cultural characteristic of this neighborhood.
Notable & Unique: People
Single parenting is hard. But you don't have to tell the
E 42nd St / Avalon Blvd neighborhood about it; they already know. 27.3%
of this neighborhood's households are run by single mothers, which is a
higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.1%
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.
In addition, the E 42nd St / Avalon Blvd neighborhood is unique for having just
2.8% of adults here having earned a bachelor's degree.
This is a lower rate of college graduates than NeighborhoodScout found
in 98.2% of America's neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the E 42nd St / Avalon Blvd neighborhood has more
Mexican ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 76.5% of
this neighborhood's residents have Mexican ancestry.
E 42nd St / Avalon Blvd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 87.9% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 99.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability
The freedom of moving to new places versus the comfort of home. How much
and how often people move not only can create diverse and worldly neighborhoods,
but simultaneously it can produce a loss of intimacy with one's surroundings
and a lack of connectedness to one's neighbors. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive
research has identified this neighborhood as unique with regard to the
transience of its populace.
What is interesting to note, is that the E 42nd St / Avalon Blvd
neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country
(50.4%) than are found in 97.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
If you like crowded places, then you will probably enjoy the E 42nd St / Avalon Blvd neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive data analysis, this neighborhood is more densely populated than 96.2% of neighborhoods in the U.S., with 24,736 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 E 42nd St / Avalon Blvd neighborhood is one of the most walkable neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
Our research revealed that more commuters here take the bus to work
(19.0% ride the bus) than 96.6% of all American
neighborhoods. If you like the idea of leaving your car and home and
hopping the bus to work, this might be a good neighborhood for you to