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: Real Estate
The Eastern Parkway / Talmudical Seminary Oholei Torah neighborhood is very densely populated compared to most U.S. neighborhoods. In fact, with 53,808 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 Eastern Parkway / Talmudical Seminary Oholei Torah neighborhood is one of the most walkable neighborhoods in America.
In addition, do you watch 'This Old House' on Public Television? Do you love the idea of fixing up a Colonial or Victorian era home, complete with the charm of yesteryear? Do you like to stroll or drive streets lined with gracious older residences? If you found yourself nodding yes to any of these questions, you are going to be interested in this unique neighborhood. The Eastern Parkway / Talmudical Seminary Oholei Torah neighborhood stands out on a national scale for the sheer concentration of historic residences it contains: 86.9% of the residential real estate here was built from 1939 or earlier, some much earlier. This is a greater concentration of historic homes than 99.8% of the neighborhoods in the United States.
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 60.7% of the
Eastern Parkway / Talmudical Seminary Oholei Torah neighborhood's commuters ride the train to and from work each
day, which is more than we found in 99.3% of America's
Also, more people in Eastern Parkway / Talmudical Seminary Oholei Torah choose to walk to work each day
(12.0%) than almost any neighborhood in America. If you are
attracted to the idea of being able to walk to work, this neighborhood
could be a good choice.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Eastern Parkway / Talmudical Seminary Oholei Torah neighborhood has more
Haitian and Jamaican ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 7.5% of
this neighborhood's residents have Haitian ancestry and 6.4% have Jamaican ancestry.
Eastern Parkway / Talmudical Seminary Oholei Torah is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 4.8% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Yiddish at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 99.9% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Car Ownership
American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or
three. But households in the Eastern Parkway / Talmudical Seminary Oholei Torah neighborhood buck
40.8% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at
all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in
98.0% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: People
With a nice mix of college students, safety from crime, and decent
walkability, the Eastern Parkway / Talmudical Seminary Oholei Torah 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