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 E Tremont Ave / Overing St neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the E Tremont Ave / Overing St neighborhood has more
Puerto Rican and Dominican ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 24.8% of
this neighborhood's residents have Puerto Rican ancestry and 11.5% have Dominican ancestry.
E Tremont Ave / Overing St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 19.7% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak South Asian languages at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 99.8% 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 54.4% of the
E Tremont Ave / Overing St neighborhood's commuters ride the train to and from work each
day, which is more than we found in 99.0% of America's
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
The E Tremont Ave / Overing St neighborhood is very densely populated compared to most U.S. neighborhoods. In fact, with 36,037 persons per square mile in the neighborhood, it is more packed with people than 97.7% 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 / Overing St neighborhood is one of the most walkable neighborhoods in America.
In addition, 88.3% of the real estate in the E Tremont Ave / Overing St neighborhood is occupied by renters, which is nearly the highest rate of renter occupancy of any neighborhood in America.
Furthermore, if you find historic homes and neighborhoods attractive, you love the details, the history, and the charm, then you are sure to be interested in this neighborhood. With 60.9% of the residential real estate in the E Tremont Ave / Overing St neighborhood built no later than 1939, and some built considerably earlier, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of historic residences than 95.6% of all neighborhoods in America. In this regard, this neighborhood truly stands out as special.
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 E Tremont Ave / Overing St neighborhood have a highly unusual car ownership.
50.5% 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: Length of Commute
Regardless of the means by which residents commute, this neighborhood has
a length of commute that is notable.
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 Tremont Ave / Overing St neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having,
on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America.
10.1% 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 97.3%
of all neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: People
The E Tremont Ave / Overing St 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 8%
of college-friendly places to live in NY.