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 E Gun Hill Rd / Paulding Ave neighborhood has more
Jamaican and Dominican ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 32.9% of
this neighborhood's residents have Jamaican ancestry and 11.5% have Dominican ancestry.
E Gun Hill Rd / Paulding Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.3% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Native American languages at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 98.8% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 E Gun Hill Rd / Paulding Ave
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
E Gun Hill Rd / Paulding Ave neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having,
on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America.
11.3% 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 98.2%
of all neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
The E Gun Hill Rd / Paulding Ave neighborhood is very densely populated compared to most U.S. neighborhoods. In fact, with 37,541 persons per square mile in the neighborhood, it is more packed with people than 97.9% of the nation's neighborhoods.
In addition, many people dream of living along a street lined with row houses or other attached homes. Such places do often have an abundance of charm. If you are one of these people, the E Gun Hill Rd / Paulding Ave neighborhood could be your paradise. With 31.7% of the homes and real estate here classified as rowhouses or other attached homes, this neighborhood brims with opportunity to find the right place for you. Only 3.0% of U.S. neighborhoods have more row houses than this neighborhood, making it one of the most interesting things about this special neighborhood.
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 28.1% of the
E Gun Hill Rd / Paulding Ave neighborhood's commuters ride the train to and from work each
day, which is more than we found in 97.3% of America's
Also, our research revealed that more commuters here take the bus to work
(16.8% ride the bus) than 95.7% 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
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 E Gun Hill Rd / Paulding Ave
neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country
(43.2%) than are found in 95.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: People
The E Gun Hill Rd / Paulding Ave neighborhood stands out within New York
for its college student friendly environment. NeighborhoodScout's analysis
reveals that this neighborhood is home to a number of college students,
is relatively walkable, and above average in safety. In combination, this
makes it stand out for a good place for college students to consider.
Because a number of college students live here, this neighborhood may
be close to a college campus and offer certain amenities nearby geared
towards the student body. While it's not an environment for everyone,
ambitious scholars can enjoy seasonal excitement between semesters and
school breaks, and parents can rest easy knowing that the area has an
above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the
neighborhood is rated among the top 10%
of college-friendly places to live in NY.