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: Diversity
Did you know that the Union Ave / Broadway neighborhood has more
Hungarian and Romanian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 25.4% of
this neighborhood's residents have Hungarian ancestry and 1.8% have Romanian ancestry.
Union Ave / Broadway is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 67.3% 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: Modes of Transportation
More people in Union Ave / Broadway choose to walk to work each day
(38.1%) than almost any neighborhood in America. If you are
attracted to the idea of being able to walk to work, this neighborhood
could be a good choice.
Also, if you like to ride the train to work, this neighborhood may be for you.
NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 21.4% of the
Union Ave / Broadway neighborhood's commuters ride the train to and from work each
day, which is more than we found in 96.6% of America's
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 67,476 people per square mile, it is more densely populated than 99.2% of America's neighborhoods.
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 Union Ave / Broadway 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, 52.8% of the real estate here are small 2, 3, or 4 unit apartment buildings, which is a higher proportion than found in 98.3% of America's neighborhoods.
Furthermore, if you like the look and ambience of new homes and newly built neighborhoods, you will love the Union Ave / Broadway neighborhood. A whopping 48.5% of the homes and other residential real estate here were built after 1999, which is a higher proportion of new homes then you will find in 95.5% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. Everything here just feels new.
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 Union Ave / Broadway neighborhood have a highly unusual car ownership.
57.5% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at
all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in
99.0% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability
Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other
neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live
near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities
of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that
neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research has revealed some interesting
things about the rootedness of people in the Union Ave / Broadway
More residents of the Union Ave / Broadway neighborhood live here
today that also were living in this same neighborhood five years ago
than is found in 98.8% 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.
Notable & Unique: People
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research revealed that 94.8%
of the adult residents in the Union Ave / Broadway neighborhood do
not have a 4-year college degree, which is a lower rate of college graduated
adults than found in 95.7% of the neighborhoods in America.
In addition, of note, 60.5% 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.