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 Tremont Ave / E 180th St neighborhood has more
Dominican and Puerto Rican ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 32.7% of
this neighborhood's residents have Dominican ancestry and 26.5% have Puerto Rican ancestry.
E Tremont Ave / E 180th St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 63.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 96.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: People
Single parenting is hard. But you don't have to tell the
E Tremont Ave / E 180th St neighborhood about it; they already know. 29.7%
of this neighborhood's households are run by single mothers, which is a
higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.4%
of American neighborhoods. Further NeighborhoodScout research showed strong
statistical correlations among high rates of children living in single
parent households, and neighborhood crime, particularly violent crime,
neighborhood poverty, and, importantly, the percentage of low weight births
and rates of infant mortality.
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 41.1% of the
E Tremont Ave / E 180th St neighborhood's commuters ride the train to and from work each
day, which is more than we found in 98.2% of America's
Also, more people ride the bus in this neighborhood each day to get to work
than 96.5% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
The E Tremont Ave / E 180th St neighborhood is very densely populated compared to most U.S. neighborhoods. In fact, with 42,043 persons per square mile in the neighborhood, it is more packed with people than 98.2% of the nation's neighborhoods. Being a walkable neighborhood can help increase property values for the simple reason that people enjoy it and value it. To put it plainly, despite our love affair with the automobile, American's enjoy taking to the streets, sidewalks, paths, and courtyards of a place to get a coffee, relax, and take in the sights and sounds. And, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive and first quantitative walkable score index, the E Tremont Ave / E 180th St neighborhood is one of the most walkable neighborhoods in America.
In addition, three-deckers, duplexes, old Victorian homes cut up into apartments. Independent stores on the corner selling pizza. These are some of the hallmarks of neighborhoods with lots of small 2, 3, and 4 unit apartment buildings. The E Tremont Ave / E 180th St neighborhood really stands out in this regard, however, as it is dominated by such small apartment buildings more than nearly any other neighborhood in America. This is a stunning visual and lifestyle example of this type of neighborhood. In fact, 58.2% of the real estate here are small 2, 3, or 4 unit apartment buildings, which is a higher proportion than found in 98.8% of America's neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Car Ownership
American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or
three. But households in the E Tremont Ave / E 180th St neighborhood buck
26.0% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at
all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in
96.0% of U.S. neighborhoods.