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 Bronx,
the Andrews Ave / Tenny Pl 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 Andrews Ave / Tenny Pl neighborhood has more
Dominican and Puerto Rican ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 45.7% of
this neighborhood's residents have Dominican ancestry and 20.5% have Puerto Rican ancestry.
Andrews Ave / Tenny Pl is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 7.4% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak African languages at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 99.4% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 101,232 people per square mile, it is more densely populated than 99.7% of America's neighborhoods. 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 Andrews Ave / Tenny Pl neighborhood is one of the most walkable neighborhoods in America.
In addition, the real estate in the Andrews Ave / Tenny Pl 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, 94.8% of the real estate here is classified as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments, which is more than is found in 99.2% of American neighborhoods.
Furthermore, renter-occupied real estate is dominant in the Andrews Ave / Tenny Pl neighborhood. The percentage of rental real estate here, according to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, is 99.0%, which is higher than 99.1% 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.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
If you like to ride a ferry to work, this neighborhood may be for you.
NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 1.5% of the Andrews Ave / Tenny Pl
neighborhood's commuters ride a ferry to and from work each day, which is more than we found in
99.5% of America's neighborhoods.
Also, if you like to ride the train to work, this neighborhood may be for you.
NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 59.4% of the
Andrews Ave / Tenny Pl neighborhood's commuters ride the train to and from work each
day, which is more than we found in 99.3% of America's
Notable & Unique: Car Ownership
American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or
three. But households in the Andrews Ave / Tenny Pl neighborhood buck
55.6% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at
all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in
98.9% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: People
Single parenting is hard. But you don't have to tell the
Andrews Ave / Tenny Pl neighborhood about it; they already know. 21.0%
of this neighborhood's households are run by single mothers, which is a
higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 96.8%
of American neighborhoods. Further NeighborhoodScout research showed strong
statistical correlations among high rates of children living in single
parent households, and neighborhood crime, particularly violent crime,
neighborhood poverty, and, importantly, the percentage of low weight births
and rates of infant mortality.
In addition, with a nice mix of college students, safety from crime, and decent
walkability, the Andrews Ave / Tenny Pl 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 90% of the neighborhoods in
NY. This often also means that the area has certain amenities
and services geared towards college students, from undergraduates to
Notable & Unique: Length of Commute
Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute
is an important factor for one's quality of life. The Andrews Ave / Tenny Pl
neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's
Long commutes can be brutal. They take time, money, and energy, leaving less
of you for yourself and your family. The residents of the
Andrews Ave / Tenny Pl neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having,
on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America.
8.9% of commuters here travel more than one hour just one-way
to work. That is more than two hours per day. This percentage with two-hour +
round-trip commutes is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 96.2%
of all neighborhoods in America.