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 Cruger Ave / Williamsbridge Rd neighborhood has more
Jamaican and Dominican ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 19.8% of
this neighborhood's residents have Jamaican ancestry and 10.7% have Dominican ancestry.
Cruger Ave / Williamsbridge Rd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 3.0% 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 97.3% 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 61,276 people per square mile, it is more densely populated than 99.0% of America's neighborhoods. Even if you drive or take transit to your place of employment, many
people enjoy being able to walk in their neighborhood. What many people
don't realize is that most of America's premier vacation locations are
also very walkable. The Cruger Ave / Williamsbridge Rd neighborhood is among
the top 5% of American neighborhoods in terms of walkability.
In addition, renter-occupied real estate is dominant in the Cruger Ave / Williamsbridge Rd neighborhood. The percentage of rental real estate here, according to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, is 84.1%, which is higher than 95.4% 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.
Notable & Unique: Car Ownership
American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or
three. But households in the Cruger Ave / Williamsbridge Rd neighborhood buck
52.9% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at
all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in
98.7% of U.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 38.1% of the
Cruger Ave / Williamsbridge Rd neighborhood's commuters ride the train to and from work each
day, which is more than we found in 98.0% of America's
Also, more people ride the bus in this neighborhood each day to get to work
than 96.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: People
Whether by choice, divorce, or unplanned pregnancy, single moms may have
the toughest job in the book. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals
that the Cruger Ave / Williamsbridge Rd neighborhood has more single mother
households than 96.5% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
Often high concentrations of single mother homes can be a strong indicator
of family and social issues such as poverty, high rates of school dropouts,
crime, and other societal problems.
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.
What is interesting to note, is that the Cruger Ave / Williamsbridge Rd
neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country
(44.0%) than are found in 95.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods.