Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice
is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one
might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether
shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in West New York,
the Kennedy Blvd E / 51st St neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Kennedy Blvd E / 51st St neighborhood has more
Cuban and Dominican ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 27.8% of
this neighborhood's residents have Cuban ancestry and 17.0% have Dominican ancestry.
Kennedy Blvd E / 51st 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
Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other
neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live
near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities
of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that
neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research has revealed some interesting
things about the rootedness of people in the Kennedy Blvd E / 51st St
What is interesting to note, is that the Kennedy Blvd E / 51st St
neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country
(58.7%) than are found in 99.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
What you'll find when you visit or move to this neighborhood is one of the most crowded neighborhoods in all of America. With an incredible 63,559 people per square mile, it is more densely populated than 99.1% of America's neighborhoods.
In addition, renter-occupied real estate is dominant in the Kennedy Blvd E / 51st St neighborhood. The percentage of rental real estate here, according to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, is 89.7%, which is higher than 97.0% 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.
Furthermore, one of the really unique and interesting things about the look and setting of the Kennedy Blvd E / 51st St neighborhood is that it is almost entirely dominated by large apartment buildings, such as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments. 74.9% of the residential real estate here is classified as such. This puts this neighborhood on the map as having a higher proportion of large apartment buildings than 96.6% of all neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
Our research revealed that more commuters here take the bus to work
(27.7% ride the bus) than 98.7% 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
Also, in the Kennedy Blvd E / 51st St 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 20.7%
of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than
we found in 97.8% of American neighborhoods. Get ready
to put on your walking shoes if you move here!
Notable & Unique: Car Ownership
American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or
three. But households in the Kennedy Blvd E / 51st St neighborhood buck
24.1% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at
all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in
95.6% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: People
With a nice mix of college students, safety from crime, and decent
walkability, the Kennedy Blvd E / 51st St neighborhood rates highly
as a college student friendly place to live, and one that college
students and their parents may want to consider. NeighborhoodScout's
analysis shows that it rates more highly for a good place for college
students to live than 86% of the neighborhoods in
NJ. This often also means that the area has certain amenities
and services geared towards college students, from undergraduates to