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: People
In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the
SUNY College at Brockport / Holley St neighborhood stands out as being ranked among
the lowest 0.1% of neighborhoods affected by this global
In addition, neighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the SUNY College at Brockport / Holley St
neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled
in college than 99.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With
88.9% of the population here attending college, this is very
much a college-focused neighborhood.
Also, one of the really interesting characteristics about the
SUNY College at Brockport / Holley St neighborhood is that, according to NeighborhoodScout's
exclusive research, it is an excellent choice in which to reside for
college students. Due to its popularity among college students who
already choose to live here, its walkability, and its above average
safety from crime, the neighborhood is ideal for prospective or
already-enrolled college students. Between semesters and during
school breaks, you'll notice that the excitement here fluctuates with
the college seasons. Despite the excitement however, parents of college-age
children can rest easy knowing that this
neighborhood has an above average safety rating. For each of these
reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the
top 2.1% of college-friendly places to live in
the state of New York.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
In the SUNY College at Brockport / Holley 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 52.0%
of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than
we found in 99.7% of American neighborhoods. Get ready
to put on your walking shoes if you move here!
Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability
The freedom of moving to new places versus the comfort of home. How much
and how often people move not only can create diverse and worldly neighborhoods,
but simultaneously it can produce a loss of intimacy with one's surroundings
and a lack of connectedness to one's neighbors. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive
research has identified this neighborhood as unique with regard to the
transience of its populace.
In the SUNY College at Brockport / Holley St neighborhood, a greater proportion of
the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is
found in 97.7% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood,
more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.
Notable & Unique: Length of Commute
Regardless of the means by which residents commute, this neighborhood has
a length of commute that is notable.
Residents of the SUNY College at Brockport / Holley St neighborhood have the pleasure
of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in
America. 66.6% of the residents have a commute time from
home to work (one way) of less than fifteen minutes. This is a higher
proportion of residents enjoying a short trip to work than NeighborhoodScout
found in 97.5% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting
means more time for other things in life.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the SUNY College at Brockport / Holley St neighborhood has more
Yugoslav and Italian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 0.7% of
this neighborhood's residents have Yugoslav ancestry and 20.5% have Italian ancestry.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, renter-occupied real estate is dominant in the SUNY College at Brockport / Holley St neighborhood. The percentage of rental real estate here, according to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, is 95.8%, which is higher than 98.4% 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, 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 SUNY College at Brockport / Holley St 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, 49.2% of the real estate here are small 2, 3, or 4 unit apartment buildings, which is a higher proportion than found in 97.9% of America's neighborhoods.