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 Hoe Ave / Jennings St neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
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 Hoe Ave / Jennings St neighborhood has more single mother
households than 99.8% 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.
In addition, the Hoe Ave / Jennings St neighborhood stands out for having an
average per capita income lower than 97.0% of the neighborhoods
in the United States.
The Hoe Ave / Jennings St neighborhood also has a greater percentage
of children living in poverty (63.4%) than found in
96.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Children living in poverty
is one of the challenges facing America, and the world, and in this
neighborhood in particular, the problem can be considered acute.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Hoe Ave / Jennings St neighborhood has more
Dominican and Puerto Rican ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 27.7% of
this neighborhood's residents have Dominican ancestry and 26.1% have Puerto Rican ancestry.
Hoe Ave / Jennings St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.3% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Portuguese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 96.3% 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 Hoe Ave / Jennings St neighborhood has
a highly unusual pattern of car ownership.
50.7% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at
all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in
98.6% 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 45.7% of the
Hoe Ave / Jennings 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
(20.5% ride the bus) than 97.1% 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: Real Estate
The Hoe Ave / Jennings St neighborhood is very densely populated compared to most U.S. neighborhoods. In fact, with 36,957 persons per square mile in the neighborhood, it is more packed with people than 97.8% of the nation's neighborhoods.
In addition, 90.0% of the real estate in the Hoe Ave / Jennings St neighborhood is occupied by renters, which is nearly the highest rate of renter occupancy of any neighborhood in America.
Furthermore, one of the really unique and interesting things about the look and setting of the Hoe Ave / Jennings St neighborhood is that it is almost entirely dominated by large apartment buildings, such as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments. 67.3% of the residential real estate here is classified as such. This puts this neighborhood on the map as having a higher proportion of large apartment buildings than 95.3% of all neighborhoods in America.