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 Furnace Woods / Ohr Hameir Theological Seminary neighborhood has more
Eastern European and Romanian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 6.7% of
this neighborhood's residents have Eastern European ancestry and 3.7% have Romanian ancestry.
Furnace Woods / Ohr Hameir Theological Seminary is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.9% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak German at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 97.4% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Length of Commute
Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute
is an important factor for one's quality of life. The Furnace Woods / Ohr Hameir Theological Seminary
neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's
Long commutes can be brutal. They take time, money, and energy, leaving less
of you for yourself and your family. The residents of the
Furnace Woods / Ohr Hameir Theological Seminary neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having,
on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America.
15.8% of commuters here travel more than one hour just one-way
to work. That is more than two hours per day. This percentage with two-hour +
round-trip commutes is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.5%
of all neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: People
If you come to know the people here, you will recognize that you're
in the company of one of the wealthiest communities in the nation. In
fact, a mere 1.0% of America's neighborhoods are wealthier than the
Furnace Woods / Ohr Hameir Theological Seminary neighborhood. Real estate here is exceedingly
well-maintained, and similarly, tends to maintain its value over time.
The cars driven are mostly luxury brands like Mercedes, Audi, BMW, and
Lexus. If the public schools aren't up to snuff, the residents of this
neighborhood preferentially send their children to private preparatory
schools. Vacation to Disney? Yes, but equally popular are summers in Europe.
In addition, 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 43.6% 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
98.9% of U.S. neighborhoods, where the average American
neighborhood has 8.4% of its adults with a graduate degree. If you are
highly educated, you may have much in common with many of your neighbors here.
Also, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, Furnace Woods / Ohr Hameir Theological Seminary
is among the best neighborhoods for families in New York. In fact, this neighborhood is
more family-friendly than 97.3% of neighborhoods
in the entire state of New York. Its combination of top public
schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes gives
this area the look and feel of a "Leave It to Beaver" episode. Many other
families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a strong
sense of community. In addition, the high number of college-educated parents
influences the academic success of the local schools. Overall, you will
find all of the amenities a family needs to thrive in the
Furnace Woods / Ohr Hameir Theological Seminary neighborhood.
In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives, urban sophisticates and active retirees.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
In the Furnace Woods / Ohr Hameir Theological Seminary neighborhood, 25.5% 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 97.0% of the
neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
The Furnace Woods / Ohr Hameir Theological Seminary neighborhood has a higher proportion of
its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than
95.3% of the neighborhoods in American. In fact, 63.6%
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.