Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice
is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one
might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether
shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Brooklyn,
the Junius St / Liberty Ave neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Car Ownership
American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or
three. But households in the Junius St / Liberty Ave neighborhood buck
82.3% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at
all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in
99.9% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: People
The Junius St / Liberty Ave neighborhood stands out for having an
average per capita income lower than 99.6% of the neighborhoods
in the United States.
Also of note, 60.6% of the children in this area
live in poverty; an extraordinarily high percentage compared to other
neighborhoods in the nation. In a nation where approximately one in
four children grows up in poverty, this neighborhood stands out for
the depth of the problem manifested here.
In addition, there is an especially high percentage of incarcerated people (2.1%)
living in the Junius St / Liberty Ave neighborhood.
Also, neighborhoodScout's exclusive research revealed that 95.1%
of the adult residents in the Junius St / Liberty Ave neighborhood do
not have a 4-year college degree, which is a lower rate of college graduated
adults than found in 96.1% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
In the Junius St / Liberty Ave neighborhood, 61.8% 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 99.4% of the
neighborhoods in America.
Also, more people ride the bus in this neighborhood each day to get to work
than 98.4% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
From major sales accounts to fast-food workers, sales and service employees
are often the backbone of the local economy. In the Junius St / Liberty Ave
neighborhood, they truly stand out. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis
identifies this neighborhood as having a higher percentage of sales and
service workers than 98.7% of all American neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Junius St / Liberty Ave neighborhood has more
Puerto Rican and Jamaican ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 18.4% of
this neighborhood's residents have Puerto Rican ancestry and 11.3% have Jamaican ancestry.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
The Junius St / Liberty Ave neighborhood is very densely populated compared to most U.S. neighborhoods. In fact, with 34,860 persons per square mile in the neighborhood, it is more packed with people than 97.6% of the nation's neighborhoods.
In addition, 100.0% of the real estate in the Junius St / Liberty Ave neighborhood is occupied by renters, which is nearly the highest rate of renter occupancy of any neighborhood in America.
Furthermore, the real estate in the Junius St / Liberty Ave 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, 90.2% of the real estate here is classified as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments, which is more than is found in 98.6% of American neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Length of Commute
Regardless of the means by which residents commute, this neighborhood has
a length of commute that is notable.
Long commutes can be brutal. They take time, money, and energy, leaving less
of you for yourself and your family. The residents of the
Junius St / Liberty Ave neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having,
on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America.
9.2% of commuters here travel more than one hour just one-way
to work. That is more than two hours per day. This percentage with two-hour +
round-trip commutes is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 96.6%
of all neighborhoods in America.