Brooklyn, NY (Polar St / Bayview Ave)








About Brooklyn, NY (Polar St / Bayview Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Polar St / Bayview Ave median real estate price is $496,892, which is more expensive than 54.2% of the neighborhoods in New York and 82.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Polar St / Bayview Ave is currently $1,581, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 64.3% of New York neighborhoods.

Polar St / Bayview Ave is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Brooklyn, New York. This is a coastal neighborhood (i.e., is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet).

Polar St / Bayview Ave real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the Polar St / Bayview Ave neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

In Polar St / Bayview Ave, the current vacancy rate is 2.0%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 92.1% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Polar St / Bayview Ave is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

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 Polar St / Bayview Ave neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

The Polar St / Bayview Ave neighborhood is very densely populated compared to most U.S. neighborhoods. In fact, with 35,091 persons per square mile in the neighborhood, it is more packed with people than 97.7% of the nation's neighborhoods. Do you like a coastal setting? If so, this neighborhood may be to your liking. The Polar St / Bayview Ave neighborhood is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet. Often such coastal places have amenities and recreational activities on the waterfront that are attractive to residents and visitors alike. In addition to being coastal, Polar St / Bayview Ave is a very nautical neighborhood, meaning that it is somewhat historic, walkable, densely populated and on the water. This gives the neighborhood a very nautical feel, with some seaside and shipping feel, which some may really enjoy the sights and sounds of.

In addition, one of the really unique and interesting things about the look and setting of the Polar St / Bayview Ave neighborhood is that it is almost entirely dominated by large apartment buildings, such as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments. 83.0% of the residential real estate here is classified as such. This puts this neighborhood on the map as having a higher proportion of large apartment buildings than 97.5% of all neighborhoods in America.

Furthermore, 89.3% of the real estate in the Polar St / Bayview Ave neighborhood is occupied by renters, which is nearly the highest rate of renter occupancy of any neighborhood in America.

Notable & Unique: Length of Commute

Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute is an important factor for one's quality of life. The Polar St / Bayview Ave neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis. Long commutes can be brutal. They take time, money, and energy, leaving less of you for yourself and your family. The residents of the Polar St / Bayview Ave neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having, on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America. 17.3% 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 99.5% of all neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

More people ride the bus in this neighborhood each day to get to work than 99.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Also, in the Polar St / Bayview Ave neighborhood, 29.4% 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 97.3% 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 Polar St / Bayview Ave neighborhood buck this trend. 49.5% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.6% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: People

Whether by choice, divorce, or unplanned pregnancy, single moms may have the toughest job in the book. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that the Polar St / Bayview Ave neighborhood has more single mother households than 97.3% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. Often high concentrations of single mother homes can be a strong indicator of family and social issues such as poverty, high rates of school dropouts, crime, and other societal problems.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Polar St / Bayview Ave neighborhood has more Ukrainian and Puerto Rican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.0% of this neighborhood's residents have Ukrainian ancestry and 19.1% have Puerto Rican ancestry.

Polar St / Bayview Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 6.6% 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 98.5% of the neighborhoods in America.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.

The neighbors in the Polar St / Bayview Ave neighborhood in Brooklyn are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 94.8% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 53.2% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 94.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the Polar St / Bayview Ave neighborhood, 30.4% of the working population is employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 28.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (24.9%), and 16.2% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

The Neighbors: Languages

The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the Polar St / Bayview Ave neighborhood is English, spoken by 60.9% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, French and Chinese.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the Polar St / Bayview Ave neighborhood in Brooklyn, NY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Puerto Rican (19.1%). There are also a number of people of Haitian ancestry (7.2%), and residents who report Asian roots (4.5%), and some of the residents are also of Ukrainian ancestry (4.0%), along with some Sub-Saharan African ancestry residents (3.9%), among others. In addition, 28.9% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in Polar St / Bayview Ave neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (35.5% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.

Here most residents (29.6%) ride the bus to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (29.4%) and 26.6% of residents also drive alone in a private automobile for their daily commute. The bus provides a valuable service in the Polar St / Bayview Ave neighborhood of Brooklyn by getting a lot of residents to and from work daily, reducing the costs of commuting and reducing some congestion on the roads as well.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Source
Real Estate Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q3 2020. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated November 2020.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source
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Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Neighborhood Public School Data

Source
School Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2017
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Neighborhood School Quality Rating

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Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to NY* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Academy Of Talented Scholars (the) School
50 Ave P
Brooklyn, NY 11218
KG-05
Brooklyn Studio Secondary School
8310 21 St Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11214
06-12
Eagle Academy For Young Men Ii School
1137 Herkimer St
Brooklyn, NY 11233
06-12
Is 98 Bay Academy School
1401 Emmons Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11235
06-08
Khalil Gibran International Academy School
362 Schermerhorn St
Brooklyn, NY 11217
09-12
Kingsborough Early College School
2630 Benson Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11214
06-12
Mark Twain Is 239 For The Gifted And Talented School
2401 Neptune Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11224
06-08
Medgar Evers College Preparatory School
1186 Carroll St
Brooklyn, NY 11225
06-12
Ps 188 Michael E Berdy School
3314 Neptune Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11224
PK-05
Ps 329 Surfside School
2929 W 30 Th St
Brooklyn, NY 11224
PK-05
Ps 99 Isaac Asimov School
1120 E 10 Th St
Brooklyn, NY 11230
PK-08
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Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 6 districts:

NEW YORK CITY GEOGRAPHIC DISTRICT #20


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NEW YORK CITY GEOGRAPHIC DISTRICT #21


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NEW YORK CITY GEOGRAPHIC DISTRICT #15


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NEW YORK CITY GEOGRAPHIC DISTRICT #17


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NEW YORK CITY GEOGRAPHIC DISTRICT #23


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Better than of NY school districts.

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Better than of US school districts.

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