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: Modes of Transportation
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 S Broadway / W 65th St neighborhood is a fantastic
option for bicycle commuters, as 10.7% of commuters here do ride
their bikes to and from work on a daily basis. This is a higher amount
than we found in 99.5% of the neighborhoods in America.
Also, more people ride the bus in this neighborhood each day to get to work
than 97.2% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
There are more people living in the S Broadway / W 65th St neighborhood
employed as sales and service workers (50.5%) than almost any neighborhood
in the country. From fast-food service workers to major sales accounts,
sales and service workers make up the largest proportion of our national
employment picture. But despite that size and importance nationally, this
neighborhood still stands out as unique due to the dominance of people
living here who work in such occupations.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the S Broadway / W 65th St neighborhood has more
African and Mexican ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.8% of
this neighborhood's residents have African ancestry and 66.5% have Mexican ancestry.
S Broadway / W 65th St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 79.6% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 98.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
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 S Broadway / W 65th St
neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country
(49.4%) than are found in 97.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: People
Single parenting is hard. But you don't have to tell the
S Broadway / W 65th St neighborhood about it; they already know. 19.6%
of this neighborhood's households are run by single mothers, which is a
higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 95.8%
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.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
Even if you drive or take transit to your place of employment, many
people enjoy being able to walk in their neighborhood. What many people
don't realize is that most of America's premier vacation locations are
also very walkable. The S Broadway / W 65th St neighborhood is among
the top 5% of American neighborhoods in terms of walkability.
In addition, many people dream of living along a street lined with row houses or other attached homes. Such places do often have an abundance of charm. If you are one of these people, the S Broadway / W 65th St neighborhood could be your paradise. With 24.2% of the homes and real estate here classified as rowhouses or other attached homes, this neighborhood brims with opportunity to find the right place for you. Only 4.7% of U.S. neighborhoods have more row houses than this neighborhood, making it one of the most interesting things about this special neighborhood.