South Slope East median real estate price is $1,475,098, which is more expensive than 89.6% of the neighborhoods in New York and 96.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in South Slope East is currently $3,678, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 86.2% of the neighborhoods in New York.
South Slope East is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Brooklyn, New York.
South Slope East 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 small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the South Slope East neighborhood are relatively historic, built no later than 1939, and in some cases, quite a bit earlier. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
In South Slope East, the current vacancy rate is 2.6%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 85.0% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in South Slope East is very tight compared to the demand for property here.
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 South Slope East neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
The South Slope East neighborhood is very densely populated compared to most U.S. neighborhoods. In fact, with 55,135 persons per square mile in the neighborhood, it is more packed with people than 98.7% of the nation's neighborhoods. Being a walkable neighborhood can help increase property values for the simple reason that people enjoy it and value it. To put it plainly, despite our love affair with the automobile, American's enjoy taking to the streets, sidewalks, paths, and courtyards of a place to get a coffee, relax, and take in the sights and sounds. And, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive and first quantitative walkable score index, the South Slope East neighborhood is one of the most walkable neighborhoods in America.
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 South Slope East 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, 36.6% of the real estate here are small 2, 3, or 4 unit apartment buildings, which is a higher proportion than found in 96.2% of America's neighborhoods.
Furthermore, 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 South Slope East neighborhood stands out on a national scale for the sheer concentration of historic residences it contains: 76.2% of the residential real estate here was built from 1939 or earlier, some much earlier. This is a greater concentration of historic homes than 99.3% of the neighborhoods in the United States.
If you like to ride the train to work, this neighborhood may be for you. NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 59.6% of the South Slope East neighborhood's commuters ride the train to and from work each day, which is more than we found in 99.5% of America's neighborhoods.
Also, in the South Slope East 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 15.9% of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than we found in 97.0% of American neighborhoods. Get ready to put on your walking shoes if you move here!
Finally, would you like to be able to ride your bike to work? If you are attracted to the idea of getting a little exercise of the two-wheeled type while reducing your carbon footprint, bicycling to work might be the answer. But which neighborhood you live in can make this either impossible, or alternatively, a great and realistic option. NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed that the South Slope East neighborhood is a fantastic option for bicycle commuters, as 3.0% of commuters here do ride their bikes to and from work on a daily basis. This is a higher amount than we found in 95.2% of the neighborhoods in America.
If you're a regular supporter of the arts and enjoy outings to the theatre, weekend boutique-ing, or even a finely aged wine with dinner, than you're in good company with the people of the South Slope East neighborhood. This neighborhood is uniquely immersed with more "urban sophisticates" than 97.8% of neighborhoods across the country. The people here truly stand out as a class among their own. They are an exclusive community characterized by refined tastes, cultural inclinations, and the means to live well. Urban sophisticates live a big city lifestyle, whether or not they live in or near a big city. They are educated executives or managers by week, and serial patrons of the arts by weekend. If this lifestyle pertains to you, than you'll certainly feel right at home in the South Slope East neighborhood.
In addition, with more than 1.8% of residents living with a same sex partner, South Slope East 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 96.3% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Also, some neighborhoods have residents that are more educated than others. But in this neighborhood there is a dramatic difference. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that 36.0% of the adults here have earned a Masters degree, medical degree, Ph.D. or law degree. This is a higher rate of people with a graduate degree than is found in 95.9% of U.S. neighborhoods, where the average American neighborhood has 12.7% of its adults with a graduate degree. If you are highly educated, you may have much in common with many of your neighbors here.
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 South Slope East neighborhood have a highly unusual car ownership. 31.9% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.4% of U.S. neighborhoods.
The South Slope East neighborhood has a higher proportion of its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than 95.5% of the neighborhoods in America. In fact, 68.3% 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.
Did you know that the South Slope East neighborhood has more Greek and Canadian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 5.6% of this neighborhood's residents have Greek ancestry and 1.7% have Canadian ancestry.
South Slope East is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 5.8% 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 98.1% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 South Slope East neighborhood in Brooklyn are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 88.5% of the neighborhoods in America. With 22.1% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 70.2% of U.S. neighborhoods.
The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.
In the South Slope East neighborhood, 68.3% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 16.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (10.3%), and 4.1% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.
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 South Slope East neighborhood is English, spoken by 68.3% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.
Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.
In the South Slope East neighborhood in Brooklyn, NY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (13.1%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (11.9%), and residents who report German roots (10.6%), and some of the residents are also of Asian ancestry (9.4%), along with some Greek ancestry residents (5.6%), among others. In addition, 22.1% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in South Slope East neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (38.4% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.
Here most residents (59.6%) take the train to get to work. In addition, quite a number also hop out the door and walk to work to get to work (15.9%) and 11.6% of residents also drive alone in a private automobile for their daily commute. This neighborhood is distinguished by the high number of residents who take the train to work each day, which can be a very good way to get to work at a lower cost and with less pollution.
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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.
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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: 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated November 2022.
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Raw data sources: 18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.
Date(s) & Update Frequency: Reflects 2021 calendar year; released from FBI in Oct. 2022 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2022 data?
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Raw data sources: U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Dow Jones S&P, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Bureau of the Census, American Community Survey, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Geological Service, U.S. Department of Transportation, LEHD Origin-Destination Employment Statistics, Federal Highway Administration, National Agricultural Statistics.
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