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 Haverstraw Village Center neighborhood has more
Dominican and West Indian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 48.2% of
this neighborhood's residents have Dominican ancestry and 0.4% have West Indian ancestry.
Haverstraw Village Center is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 75.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 98.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
In the Haverstraw Village Center neighborhood, 1.2% of people ride
a ferry 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 ferry
ridership than in 99.4% of the neighborhoods in America.
Also, our research shows that more people carpool to work here in the Haverstraw
Village Center (23.2%) than in 97.4% of the
neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability
Do you like to be surrounded by people from all over the country or world,
with different perspectives and life experiences? Or do you instead prefer
to be in a neighborhood where most residents have lived there for a long
time, creating a sense of cohesiveness? NeighborhoodScout's analysis
reveals that this neighborhood stands out among American neighborhoods
for the uniqueness of the mobility of its residents.
What is interesting to note, is that the Haverstraw Village Center
neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country
(48.4%) than are found in 97.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
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 Haverstraw Village Center neighborhood is one of the most walkable neighborhoods in America.
In addition, if you find historic homes and neighborhoods attractive, you love the details, the history, and the charm, then you are sure to be interested in this neighborhood. With 71.0% of the residential real estate in the Haverstraw Village Center neighborhood built no later than 1939, and some built considerably earlier, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of historic residences than 98.1% of all neighborhoods in America. In this regard, this neighborhood truly stands out as special.
Notable & Unique: People
With more than 2.4% of residents living with a same sex partner,
Village Center 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
96.8% of U.S. neighborhoods.