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: 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 59,198 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 Dr Martin Luther King Jr Blvd / W 167th St neighborhood is among
the top 5% of American neighborhoods in terms of walkability.
Do you like a coastal setting? If so, this neighborhood may be to your liking.
The Dr Martin Luther King Jr Blvd / W 167th St neighborhood is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet.
Often such coastal places have amenities and recreational activities on the waterfront
that are attractive to residents and visitors alike.
In addition to being coastal, Dr Martin Luther King Jr Blvd / W 167th St is a very nautical neighborhood,
meaning that it is somewhat historic, walkable, densely populated and
on the water. This gives the neighborhood a very nautical feel,
with some seaside and shipping feel, which some may really enjoy the sights
and sounds of.
In addition, renter-occupied real estate is dominant in the Dr Martin Luther King Jr Blvd / W 167th St neighborhood. The percentage of rental real estate here, according to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, is 100.0%, which is higher than 99.4% 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, the real estate in the Dr Martin Luther King Jr Blvd / W 167th St 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, 94.1% of the real estate here is classified as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments, which is more than is found in 99.1% of American neighborhoods.
Also of note, the Dr Martin Luther King Jr Blvd / W 167th St neighborhood is very unique in that it has one of the highest proportions of one, two, or no bedroom real estate of any neighborhood in America. Most neighborhoods have a mixture of home or apartment sizes from small to large, but here the concentration of studios and other small living spaces is at near-record heights. With 83.3% of the real estate here of this small size, this most assuredly is a notable feature that makes this neighborhood unique, along with just a handful of other neighborhoods in the U.S. that share this characteristic.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Dr Martin Luther King Jr Blvd / W 167th St neighborhood has more
Dominican and African ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 32.3% of
this neighborhood's residents have Dominican ancestry and 7.3% have African ancestry.
Dr Martin Luther King Jr Blvd / W 167th St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 3.8% 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 98.0% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Car Ownership
We Americans love our cars. Not only are they a necessity for most Americans
due to the shape of our neighborhoods and the distances between where we
live, work, shop, and go to school, but we also fancy them. As a result,
most households in America have one, two, or three cars. But NeighborhoodScout's
exclusive analysis shows that the Dr Martin Luther King Jr Blvd / W 167th St neighborhood has
a highly unusual pattern of car ownership.
68.5% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at
all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in
99.5% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: People
One of the unique characteristics of the Dr Martin Luther King Jr Blvd / W 167th St
neighborhood revealed by analysis is that the per capita income of
residents here is lower than that found in 98.6% of the neighborhoods
In addition, whether by choice, divorce, or unplanned pregnancy, single moms may have
the toughest job in the book. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals
that the Dr Martin Luther King Jr Blvd / W 167th St neighborhood has more single mother
households than 97.0% 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: Modes of Transportation
If you like to ride the train to work, this neighborhood may be for you.
NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 45.4% of the
Dr Martin Luther King Jr Blvd / W 167th St neighborhood's commuters ride the train to and from work each
day, which is more than we found in 98.5% of America's
Also, our research revealed that more commuters here take the bus to work
(18.3% ride the bus) than 96.4% 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
Notable & Unique: Occupations
There are more people living in the Dr Martin Luther King Jr Blvd / W 167th St neighborhood
employed as sales and service workers (53.5%) than almost any neighborhood
in the country. From fast-food service workers to major sales accounts,
sales and service workers make up the largest proportion of our national
employment picture. But despite that size and importance nationally, this
neighborhood still stands out as unique due to the dominance of people
living here who work in such occupations.