When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing
is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look
the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for
a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups.
This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Williamsbridge Rd / Colden Ave neighborhood has more
Puerto Rican and Jamaican ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 39.5% of
this neighborhood's residents have Puerto Rican ancestry and 7.3% have Jamaican ancestry.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
Our research revealed that more commuters here take the bus to work
(30.4% ride the bus) than 99.0% 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
Also, if you like to ride the train to work, this neighborhood may be for you.
NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 27.6% of the
Williamsbridge Rd / Colden Ave neighborhood's commuters ride the train to and from work each
day, which is more than we found in 97.2% of America's
Notable & Unique: Car Ownership
American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or
three. But households in the Williamsbridge Rd / Colden Ave neighborhood buck
39.5% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at
all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in
97.9% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
If you like crowded places, then you will probably enjoy the Williamsbridge Rd / Colden Ave neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive data analysis, this neighborhood is more densely populated than 96.9% of neighborhoods in the U.S., with 28,537 people per square mile living here.
In addition, the real estate in the Williamsbridge Rd / Colden Ave 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, 76.8% of the real estate here is classified as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments, which is more than is found in 96.8% of American neighborhoods.
Furthermore, renter-occupied real estate is dominant in the Williamsbridge Rd / Colden Ave neighborhood. The percentage of rental real estate here, according to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, is 88.4%, which is higher than 96.7% of the neighborhoods in America. If you were to buy and live in the property you bought here, you would be almost alone in doing so.
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 Williamsbridge Rd / Colden Ave neighborhood has more single mother
households than 96.8% 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.