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 Eastchester,
the Scarsdale Ave / Harney Rd neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Scarsdale Ave / Harney Rd neighborhood has more
Italian and Eastern European ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 53.8% of
this neighborhood's residents have Italian ancestry and 2.6% have Eastern European ancestry.
Scarsdale Ave / Harney Rd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 7.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Italian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 99.8% of the 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 3.4% of America's neighborhoods are wealthier than the
Scarsdale Ave / Harney Rd 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.
As one would expect in a considerably wealthy neighborhood such as this,
Scarsdale Ave / Harney Rd also has one of the lowest ratings of child
poverty in the nation.
In addition, 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 Scarsdale Ave / Harney Rd
neighborhood. This neighborhood is uniquely immersed with more "urban
sophisticates" than 99.1% 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 Scarsdale Ave / Harney Rd
In addition to being an excellent choice for urban sophisticates, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives, families with school-aged children and active retirees.
Also, priests and therapists would like to think they know the secrets to a
truly successful marriage, but according to NeighborhoodScout's research,
the folks of the Scarsdale Ave / Harney Rd neighborhood may actually hold
the key. 67.3% of its residents are married, which is a higher
percentage than is found in 96.7% of the 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 Scarsdale Ave / Harney Rd
More residents of the Scarsdale Ave / Harney Rd neighborhood live here
today that also were living in this same neighborhood five years ago
than is found in 97.9% 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: 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 Scarsdale Ave / Harney Rd neighborhood have a highly unusual car ownership.
Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's
Analysis reveals that 20.1% of the households here have four, five,
or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 96.8% of
the neighborhoods in the nation.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
In the Scarsdale Ave / Harney Rd neighborhood, 17.8% 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 96.1% of the
neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, owner-occupied real estate dominates the Scarsdale Ave / Harney Rd neighborhood. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout research, the percentage of residential real estate occupied by its owner is higher here than in 96.9% of neighborhoods in America.