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 Sheridan Ave / Marcy Pl neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
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 119,813 people per square mile, it is more densely populated than 99.9% 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 Sheridan Ave / Marcy Pl neighborhood is among
the top 5% of American neighborhoods in terms of walkability.
In addition, 100.0% of the real estate in the Sheridan Ave / Marcy Pl neighborhood is occupied by renters, which is nearly the highest rate of renter occupancy of any neighborhood in America.
Furthermore, the real estate in the Sheridan Ave / Marcy 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, 94.7% 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.
Also of note, the Sheridan Ave / Marcy Pl 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 84.5% 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 Sheridan Ave / Marcy Pl neighborhood has more
Dominican and African ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 28.6% of
this neighborhood's residents have Dominican ancestry and 11.4% have African ancestry.
Sheridan Ave / Marcy Pl is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 21.4% 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 99.9% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 64.7% of the
Sheridan Ave / Marcy Pl neighborhood's commuters ride the train to and from work each
day, which is more than we found in 99.5% of America's
Notable & Unique: Car Ownership
Most American households own a car or other vehicle. Many own two cars
or perhaps three. In the United States, it is useful to have an automobile
not only for commuting, but also for shopping and getting to other services
one needs. But NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed that households in
the Sheridan Ave / Marcy Pl neighborhood have a highly unusual car ownership.
65.5% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at
all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in
99.4% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: People
One of the unique characteristics of the Sheridan Ave / Marcy Pl
neighborhood revealed by analysis is that the per capita income of
residents here is lower than that found in 98.0% of the neighborhoods
Notable & Unique: Occupations
From major sales accounts to fast-food workers, sales and service employees
are often the backbone of the local economy. In the Sheridan Ave / Marcy Pl
neighborhood, they truly stand out. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis
identifies this neighborhood as having a higher percentage of sales and
service workers than 96.2% of all American neighborhoods.