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 L / E 7th St neighborhood has more
Arab and Iranian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 11.8% of
this neighborhood's residents have Arab ancestry and 2.5% have Iranian ancestry.
Ave L / E 7th St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 10.5% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Hebrew at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 99.9% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
In the Ave L / E 7th St neighborhood, walking to work is a real
option for many. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research reveals
walking to and from work is the chosen way to commute for 23.8%
of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than
we found in 98.2% of American neighborhoods. Get ready
to put on your walking shoes if you move here!
Also, if you like to ride the train to work, this neighborhood may be for you.
NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 28.3% of the
Ave L / E 7th St neighborhood's commuters ride the train to and from work each
day, which is more than we found in 97.3% of America's
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
The Ave L / E 7th St neighborhood is very densely populated compared to most U.S. neighborhoods. In fact, with 37,547 persons per square mile in the neighborhood, it is more packed with people than 97.9% 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 Ave L / E 7th St neighborhood is one of the most walkable neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: People
One of the really interesting characteristics about the
Ave L / E 7th 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 2.8% 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 active retirees and urban sophisticates.
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 Ave L / E 7th St neighborhood has
a highly unusual pattern of car ownership.
24.2% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at
all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in
95.7% of U.S. neighborhoods.