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About Washington, DC (New York Ave NW / L St NW)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

New York Ave NW / L St NW median real estate price is $616,962, which is more expensive than 62.2% of the neighborhoods in the District Of Columbia and 91.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in New York Ave NW / L St NW is currently $1,752, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 43.9% of District Of Columbia neighborhoods.

New York Ave NW / L St NW is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Washington, District Of Columbia.

New York Ave NW / L St NW 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 townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the New York Ave NW / L St NW neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Real estate vacancies in New York Ave NW / L St NW are 5.5%, which is lower than one will find in 72.8% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in New York Ave NW / L St NW is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.

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 New York Ave NW / L St NW neighborhood is a fantastic option for bicycle commuters, as 15.8% of commuters here do ride their bikes to and from work on a daily basis. This is a higher amount than we found in 99.8% of the neighborhoods in America.

Also, in the New York Ave NW / L St NW neighborhood, walking to work is a real option for many. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research reveals walking to and from work is the chosen way to commute for 21.3% of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than we found in 97.9% of American neighborhoods. Get ready to put on your walking shoes if you move here!

Finally, in the New York Ave NW / L St NW neighborhood, 18.1% 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 96.1% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: People

One of the most interesting things about the New York Ave NW / L St NW neighborhood is that it has a greater concentration of residents who live alone than most all neighborhoods in America. With 64.2% of the households here made up of people living alone, NeighborhoodScout's research reveals that this is a larger proportion of people living alone than in 99.6% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

The government often provides some of the more stable jobs in the economy. From local, to state, to federal government workers, the government can also be a major employer. What NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed, is that the New York Ave NW / L St NW neighborhood in particular stands out when compared nationally for the proportion of its working residents who are employed by the government. At 22.4% of its workforce, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of government workers than 99.2% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Furthermore, each year, fewer and fewer Americans make their living as farmers, foresters, or fishers. But the New York Ave NW / L St NW 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 99.0% of all American neighborhoods. This is truly a unique cultural characteristic of this neighborhood.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

The real estate in the New York Ave NW / L St NW neighborhood really stands out in the way it looks for a unique reason: this neighborhood has a higher proportion of apartment complexes or high-rise apartments than nearly every neighborhood in the country. Most neighborhoods are a mixture of real estate and housing types, but here it is almost entirely dominated by big apartment buildings and complexes. In fact, 89.4% of the real estate here is classified as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments, which is more than is found in 98.4% of American neighborhoods.

In addition, the New York Ave NW / L St NW neighborhood is very unique in that it has one of the highest proportions of one, two, or no bedroom real estate of any neighborhood in America. Most neighborhoods have a mixture of home or apartment sizes from small to large, but here the concentration of studios and other small living spaces is at near-record heights. With 90.9% of the real estate here of this small size, this most assuredly is a notable feature that makes this neighborhood unique, along with just a handful of other neighborhoods in the U.S. that share this characteristic.

Furthermore, the New York Ave NW / L St NW neighborhood is very densely populated compared to most U.S. neighborhoods. In fact, with 32,136 persons per square mile in the neighborhood, it is more packed with people than 97.4% of the nation's neighborhoods.

Also of note, 83.0% of the real estate in the New York Ave NW / L St NW neighborhood is occupied by renters, which is nearly the highest rate of renter occupancy of any neighborhood in America.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the New York Ave NW / L St NW neighborhood has more Brazilian and South American ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.4% of this neighborhood's residents have Brazilian ancestry and 4.8% have South American ancestry.

New York Ave NW / L St NW is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.6% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Portuguese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.1% 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 New York Ave NW / L St NW neighborhood buck this trend. 35.5% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.5% of U.S. neighborhoods.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.

The neighbors in the New York Ave NW / L St NW neighborhood in Washington are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 93.1% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 43.7% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 86.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the New York Ave NW / L St NW neighborhood, 54.4% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions, with 22.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (20.0%), and 11.1% in farming, forestry, or commercial fishing.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the New York Ave NW / L St NW neighborhood in Washington, DC, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Sub-Saharan African (17.0%). There are also a number of people of African ancestry (13.6%), and residents who report Asian roots (10.9%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (5.5%), along with some South American ancestry residents (4.8%), among others. In addition, 13.3% 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 New York Ave NW / L St NW neighborhood is English, spoken by 86.8% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese 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 New York Ave NW / L St NW neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (35.1% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (21.3%) hop out the door and walk to work to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (18.1%) and 17.5% of residents also drive alone in a private automobile for their daily commute. This is a special neighborhood for the number of people who walk to work. Combining exercise, low cost, and reduced pollution, plus the chance to see your neighbors, walking to work is fairly uncommon in America but likely to increase as people try to reduce their dependence on automobiles, and this neighborhood offers that opportunity today.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

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Washington 0.101011101001110
District Of Columbia 12.69
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Washington 0.101011101001110
District Of Columbia 46.76
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Washington 0.101011101001110
District Of Columbia 585

Neighborhood Public School Data

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

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