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: Modes of Transportation
In the Flatbush Avenue Ext / Tillary St neighborhood, 76.9% 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 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 Flatbush Avenue Ext / Tillary St neighborhood buck
67.6% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at
all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in
99.5% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Flatbush Avenue Ext / Tillary St neighborhood has more
Puerto Rican and Eastern European ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 12.8% of
this neighborhood's residents have Puerto Rican ancestry and 1.0% have Eastern European ancestry.
Flatbush Avenue Ext / Tillary St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 11.5% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Chinese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 98.5% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
The Flatbush Avenue Ext / Tillary St neighborhood is very densely populated compared to most U.S. neighborhoods. In fact, with 29,856 persons per square mile in the neighborhood, it is more packed with people than 97.1% of the nation's neighborhoods.
In addition, the real estate in the Flatbush Avenue Ext / Tillary St 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, 96.7% of the real estate here is classified as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments, which is more than is found in 99.5% of American neighborhoods.
Furthermore, the Flatbush Avenue Ext / Tillary St neighborhood is very unique in that it has one of the highest proportions of one, two, or no bedroom real estate of any neighborhood in America. Most neighborhoods have a mixture of home or apartment sizes from small to large, but here the concentration of studios and other small living spaces is at near-record heights. With 87.4% of the real estate here of this small size, this most assuredly is a notable feature that makes this neighborhood unique, along with just a handful of other neighborhoods in the U.S. that share this characteristic.
Also of note, if you like the look and ambience of new homes and newly built neighborhoods, you will love the Flatbush Avenue Ext / Tillary St neighborhood. A whopping 52.2% of the homes and other residential real estate here were built after 1999, which is a higher proportion of new homes then you will find in 96.3% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. Everything here just feels new.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
The Flatbush Avenue Ext / Tillary St neighborhood has a higher proportion of
its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than
95.9% of the neighborhoods in American. In fact, 64.6%
of the employed people here make a living as an executive, a manager, or
other professional. With such a high concentration, this truly shapes
the character of this neighborhood, and to a large degree defines what
this neighborhood is about.
Notable & Unique: People
With more than 2.0% of residents living with a same sex partner,
Flatbush Avenue Ext / Tillary St is truly a neighborhood that stands out from the rest in
this regard. In fact, exclusive analysis by NeighborhoodScout reveals that
this neighborhood has a greater concentration of same sex couples than
95.0% of U.S. neighborhoods.