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 87,751 people per square mile, it is more densely populated than 99.6% 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 Rabbinical College of Ohr Shimon Yisroel / Williamsburg St E neighborhood is among
the top 5% of American neighborhoods in terms of walkability.
In addition, three-deckers, duplexes, old Victorian homes cut up into apartments. Independent stores on the corner selling pizza. These are some of the hallmarks of neighborhoods with lots of small 2, 3, and 4 unit apartment buildings. The Rabbinical College of Ohr Shimon Yisroel / Williamsburg St E neighborhood really stands out in this regard, however, as it is dominated by such small apartment buildings more than nearly any other neighborhood in America. This is a stunning visual and lifestyle example of this type of neighborhood. In fact, 62.3% of the real estate here are small 2, 3, or 4 unit apartment buildings, which is a higher proportion than found in 99.2% of America's neighborhoods.
Furthermore, renter-occupied real estate is dominant in the Rabbinical College of Ohr Shimon Yisroel / Williamsburg St E neighborhood. The percentage of rental real estate here, according to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, is 83.2%, which is higher than 95.1% 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.
Also of note, 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 Rabbinical College of Ohr Shimon Yisroel / Williamsburg St E neighborhood stands out on a national scale for the sheer concentration of historic residences it contains: 89.1% of the residential real estate here was built from 1939 or earlier, some much earlier. This is a greater concentration of historic homes than 99.9% of the neighborhoods in the United States.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
In the Rabbinical College of Ohr Shimon Yisroel / Williamsburg St E neighborhood, walking to work is a real
option for many. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research reveals
walking to and from work is the chosen way to commute for 65.7%
of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than
we found in 99.9% of American neighborhoods. Get ready
to put on your walking shoes if you move here!
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Rabbinical College of Ohr Shimon Yisroel / Williamsburg St E neighborhood has more
Hungarian and Romanian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 15.0% of
this neighborhood's residents have Hungarian ancestry and 2.7% have Romanian ancestry.
Rabbinical College of Ohr Shimon Yisroel / Williamsburg St E is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 88.1% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Yiddish at home. This is a higher percentage than 99.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Car Ownership
American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or
three. But households in the Rabbinical College of Ohr Shimon Yisroel / Williamsburg St E neighborhood buck
77.3% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at
all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in
99.8% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: People
Astoundingly, NeighborhoodScout's research reveals that this single
neighborhood has a higher concentration of married couples living here
than 99.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Whether they have
school-aged children or not, married couples are the rule in the
Rabbinical College of Ohr Shimon Yisroel / Williamsburg St E neighborhood. If you are a married couple, you may find many
people here with a similar lifestyle, and perhaps common interests. But if
you are single, you might not find many other singles here.
In addition, the Rabbinical College of Ohr Shimon Yisroel / Williamsburg St E neighborhood stands out for having an
average per capita income lower than 96.4% of the neighborhoods
in the United States.
The Rabbinical College of Ohr Shimon Yisroel / Williamsburg St E neighborhood also has a greater percentage
of children living in poverty (71.8%) than found in
98.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Children living in poverty
is one of the challenges facing America, and the world, and in this
neighborhood in particular, the problem can be considered acute.
Also, one of the really interesting characteristics about the
Rabbinical College of Ohr Shimon Yisroel / Williamsburg St E neighborhood is that, according to NeighborhoodScout's
exclusive research, it is an excellent choice in which to reside for
college students. Due to its popularity among college students who
already choose to live here, its walkability, and its above average
safety from crime, the neighborhood is ideal for prospective or
already-enrolled college students. Between semesters and during
school breaks, you'll notice that the excitement here fluctuates with
the college seasons. Despite the excitement however, parents of college-age
children can rest easy knowing that this
neighborhood has an above average safety rating. For each of these
reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the
top 1.7% of college-friendly places to live in
the state of New York.
Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability
The freedom of moving to new places versus the comfort of home. How much
and how often people move not only can create diverse and worldly neighborhoods,
but simultaneously it can produce a loss of intimacy with one's surroundings
and a lack of connectedness to one's neighbors. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive
research has identified this neighborhood as unique with regard to the
transience of its populace.
More residents of the Rabbinical College of Ohr Shimon Yisroel / Williamsburg St E neighborhood live here
today that also were living in this same neighborhood five years ago
than is found in 97.8% of U.S. neighborhoods. This neighborhood
is really made up of people who know each other, don't move often, and
have lived here in this very neighborhood for quite a while.