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 Williamsburg St W / Wythe Ave neighborhood has more
Hungarian and Romanian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 10.6% of
this neighborhood's residents have Hungarian ancestry and 2.7% have Romanian ancestry.
Williamsburg St W / Wythe Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 58.4% 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 Williamsburg St W / Wythe Ave neighborhood buck
65.6% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at
all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in
99.4% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
More people in Williamsburg St W / Wythe Ave choose to walk to work each day
(40.3%) 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 27.1% of the
Williamsburg St W / Wythe Ave neighborhood's commuters ride the train to and from work each
day, which is more than we found in 97.2% 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 70,409 people per square mile, it is more densely populated than 99.3% of America's neighborhoods.
In addition, one of the really unique and interesting things about the look and setting of the Williamsburg St W / Wythe 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 97.7% of all neighborhoods in America.
Furthermore, 88.9% of the real estate in the Williamsburg St W / Wythe Ave neighborhood is occupied by renters, which is nearly the highest rate of renter occupancy of any neighborhood in America.
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 Williamsburg St W / Wythe Ave
More residents of the Williamsburg St W / Wythe Ave neighborhood live here
today that also were living in this same neighborhood five years ago
than is found in 99.0% 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
One of the unique characteristics of the Williamsburg St W / Wythe Ave
neighborhood revealed by analysis is that the per capita income of
residents here is lower than that found in 95.3% of the neighborhoods
The Williamsburg St W / Wythe Ave neighborhood also has a greater percentage
of children living in poverty (62.8%) than found in
96.2% 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.