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 19th St / Ave H neighborhood has more
Haitian and Dominican ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 15.9% of
this neighborhood's residents have Haitian ancestry and 4.3% have Dominican ancestry.
E 19th St / Ave H is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.7% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Mon-Khmer, which is the dominant language of Cambodia, at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 99.0% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
In the E 19th St / Ave H neighborhood, 52.3% of people
ride the train to work each day. This is a very high percentage compared
to most places. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this
is a higher level of train ridership than in 98.9% of the
neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
The E 19th St / Ave H neighborhood is very densely populated compared to most U.S. neighborhoods. In fact, with 55,891 persons per square mile in the neighborhood, it is more packed with people than 98.8% 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 19th St / Ave H neighborhood is one of the most walkable neighborhoods in America.
In addition, the real estate in the E 19th St / Ave H 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, 78.7% of the real estate here is classified as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments, which is more than is found in 97.1% of American neighborhoods.
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 E 19th St / Ave H neighborhood has
a highly unusual pattern of car ownership.
37.5% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at
all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in
97.7% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: People
With a nice mix of college students, safety from crime, and decent
walkability, the E 19th St / Ave H neighborhood rates highly
as a college student friendly place to live, and one that college
students and their parents may want to consider. NeighborhoodScout's
analysis shows that it rates more highly for a good place for college
students to live than 90% of the neighborhoods in
NY. This often also means that the area has certain amenities
and services geared towards college students, from undergraduates to