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: Real Estate
What you'll find when you visit or move to this neighborhood is one of the most crowded neighborhoods in all of America. With an incredible 63,628 people per square mile, it is more densely populated than 99.1% of America's neighborhoods. Even if you drive or take transit to your place of employment, many
people enjoy being able to walk in their neighborhood. What many people
don't realize is that most of America's premier vacation locations are
also very walkable. The Prospect Pl / New York Ave neighborhood is among
the top 5% of American neighborhoods in terms of walkability.
In addition, renter-occupied real estate is dominant in the Prospect Pl / New York Ave neighborhood. The percentage of rental real estate here, according to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, is 89.2%, which is higher than 96.9% of the neighborhoods in America. If you were to buy and live in the property you bought here, you would be almost alone in doing so.
Furthermore, one of the really unique and interesting things about the look and setting of the Prospect Pl / New York Ave neighborhood is that it is almost entirely dominated by large apartment buildings, such as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments. 67.3% 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 95.3% of all neighborhoods in America.
Also of note, if you find historic homes and neighborhoods attractive, you love the details, the history, and the charm, then you are sure to be interested in this neighborhood. With 80.0% of the residential real estate in the Prospect Pl / New York Ave neighborhood built no later than 1939, and some built considerably earlier, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of historic residences than 99.4% of all neighborhoods in America. In this regard, this neighborhood truly stands out as special.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
In the Prospect Pl / New York Ave neighborhood, 64.0% 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 99.5% of the
neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Prospect Pl / New York Ave neighborhood has more
Haitian and Jamaican ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 10.6% of
this neighborhood's residents have Haitian ancestry and 4.9% have Jamaican ancestry.
Prospect Pl / New York Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.9% 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 95.2% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Car Ownership
Most American households own a car or other vehicle. Many own two cars
or perhaps three. In the United States, it is useful to have an automobile
not only for commuting, but also for shopping and getting to other services
one needs. But NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed that households in
the Prospect Pl / New York Ave neighborhood have a highly unusual car ownership.
48.6% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at
all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in
98.5% of U.S. neighborhoods.