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 Ave O / E 56th St neighborhood has more
Haitian and Dominican ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 23.3% of
this neighborhood's residents have Haitian ancestry and 3.5% have Dominican ancestry.
Ave O / E 56th St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 7.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak French at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 99.7% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: People
In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the
Ave O / E 56th St neighborhood stands out as being ranked among
the lowest 0.1% of neighborhoods affected by this global
In addition, one of the really interesting characteristics about the
Ave O / E 56th St neighborhood is that, according to NeighborhoodScout's
exclusive research, it is an excellent choice in which to reside for
college students. Due to its popularity among college students who
already choose to live here, its walkability, and its above average
safety from crime, the neighborhood is ideal for prospective or
already-enrolled college students. Between semesters and during
school breaks, you'll notice that the excitement here fluctuates with
the college seasons. Despite the excitement however, parents of college-age
children can rest easy knowing that this
neighborhood has an above average safety rating. For each of these
reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the
top 2.6% of college-friendly places to live in
the state of New York.
In addition to being an excellent choice for college students, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates.
Also, neighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the Ave O / E 56th St
neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled
in college than 96.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With
16.0% of the population here attending college, this is very
much a college-focused neighborhood.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
More people ride the bus in this neighborhood each day to get to work
than 99.6% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Also, if you like to ride the train to work, this neighborhood may be for you.
NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 14.1% of the
Ave O / E 56th St neighborhood's commuters ride the train to and from work each
day, which is more than we found in 95.3% of America's
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
The Ave O / E 56th St neighborhood is very densely populated compared to most U.S. neighborhoods. In fact, with 31,147 persons per square mile in the neighborhood, it is more packed with people than 97.2% of the nation's neighborhoods.
In addition, many people dream of living along a street lined with row houses or other attached homes. Such places do often have an abundance of charm. If you are one of these people, the Ave O / E 56th St neighborhood could be your paradise. With 35.7% of the homes and real estate here classified as rowhouses or other attached homes, this neighborhood brims with opportunity to find the right place for you. Only 2.4% of U.S. neighborhoods have more row houses than this neighborhood, making it one of the most interesting things about this special neighborhood.