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 Alewife Brook Pky / Broadway neighborhood has more
Haitian and Greek ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 8.2% of
this neighborhood's residents have Haitian ancestry and 2.8% have Greek ancestry.
Alewife Brook Pky / Broadway is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.3% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Greek at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 99.3% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
If you like crowded places, then you will probably enjoy the Alewife Brook Pky / Broadway neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive data analysis, this neighborhood is more densely populated than 95.0% of neighborhoods in the U.S., with 19,985 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 Alewife Brook Pky / Broadway neighborhood is one of the most walkable neighborhoods in America.
In addition, three-deckers, duplexes, old Victorian homes cut up into apartments. Independent stores on the corner selling pizza. These are some of the hallmarks of neighborhoods with lots of small 2, 3, and 4 unit apartment buildings. The Alewife Brook Pky / Broadway neighborhood really stands out in this regard, however, as it is dominated by such small apartment buildings more than nearly any other neighborhood in America. This is a stunning visual and lifestyle example of this type of neighborhood. In fact, 63.3% of the real estate here are small 2, 3, or 4 unit apartment buildings, which is a higher proportion than found in 99.3% of America's neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
If you like to ride the train to work, this neighborhood may be for you.
NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 22.3% of the
Alewife Brook Pky / Broadway neighborhood's commuters ride the train to and from work each
day, which is more than we found in 96.7% of America's
Also, if your dream is to be able to ride your bike to work each day, look no
further than this unique neighborhood. With 4.0% of residents in
the Alewife Brook Pky / Broadway neighborhood commuting on a bicycle to and
from work daily, this neighborhood has more bicycle commuters than
96.3% of all neighborhoods in the U.S., according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.
Finally, our research revealed that more commuters here take the bus to work
(17.7% ride the bus) than 96.1% 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