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 Martin Luther King Jr Way / Brockhurst St neighborhood is a fantastic
option for bicycle commuters, as 10.2% of commuters here do ride
their bikes to and from work on a daily basis. This is a higher amount
than we found in 99.4% of the neighborhoods in America.
Also, in the Martin Luther King Jr Way / Brockhurst St neighborhood, 0.4% of people ride
a ferry 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 ferry
ridership than in 98.5% of the neighborhoods in America.
Finally, more people ride the bus in this neighborhood each day to get to work
than 97.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Martin Luther King Jr Way / Brockhurst St neighborhood has more
Arab ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.6% of
this neighborhood's residents have Arab ancestry.
Martin Luther King Jr Way / Brockhurst St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.8% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Arabic at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 97.4% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 Martin Luther King Jr Way / Brockhurst St neighborhood is among
the top 5% of American neighborhoods in terms of walkability.
In addition, corner bodegas, stores on the first floor and apartments above, former grand Victorian residences converted into apartments, three-deckers built shoulder-to-shoulder, duplexes. Such building types define the real estate of neighborhoods dominated by small 2, 3, and 4 unit apartment buildings. Many are in older core neighborhoods of Eastern and Midwestern cities, or historic town centers in their hinterlands. If you wax romantic about the look and feel of such neighborhoods, with fresh pizza, falafel and an independent florist at the corner, then you might find the Martin Luther King Jr Way / Brockhurst St neighborhood worth a close look. This neighborhood is an absolutely outstanding example of the dominance of small 2, 3, and 4 unit apartment buildings compared to neighborhoods across the nation, as they make up a substantial portion of this neighborhood's real estate stock. In fact, no less than 44.6% of the real estate here is made up of such dwellings, which is higher than 97.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Furthermore, renter-occupied real estate is dominant in the Martin Luther King Jr Way / Brockhurst St neighborhood. The percentage of rental real estate here, according to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, is 85.0%, which is higher than 95.7% of the neighborhoods in America. If you were to buy and live in the property you bought here, you would be almost alone in doing so.
Also of note, 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 59.7% of the residential real estate in the Martin Luther King Jr Way / Brockhurst St neighborhood built no later than 1939, and some built considerably earlier, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of historic residences than 95.2% of all neighborhoods in America. In this regard, this neighborhood truly stands out as special.