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 Portion Rd / Ave B neighborhood has more
Italian and Greek ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 33.7% of
this neighborhood's residents have Italian ancestry and 3.7% have Greek ancestry.
Portion Rd / Ave B is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.6% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Gujarati, which is native to the Indian state of Gujarat, at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 98.0% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Car Ownership
American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or
three. But households in the Portion Rd / Ave B neighborhood buck
Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's
Analysis reveals that 28.9% of the households here have four, five,
or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 99.2% of
the neighborhoods in the nation.
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 Portion Rd / Ave B
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
Portion Rd / Ave B neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having,
on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America.
12.4% 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 98.6%
of all neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
In the Portion Rd / Ave B neighborhood, 13.4% 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 95.1% of the
neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: People
The Portion Rd / Ave B neighborhood is a great option for families,
as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's research on this neighborhood. The
combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied
single family homes, make this neighborhood among the top
8.2% of family-friendly neighborhoods in the
state of New York. Many other families also live here, making
it easy to socialize and develop a sense of community. In addition,
families here highly value education, as is reflected by the strength of
the local schools.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, real estate in the Portion Rd / Ave B neighborhood is almost exclusively owner-occupied. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher rate of owner-occupied housing than is found in 95.0% of U.S. neighborhoods. If you are seeking to rent, this neighborhood may not have many options, but high rates of ownership often indicate stability in a neighborhood. With a real estate vacancy rate of only 0.0%, the Portion Rd / Ave B neighborhood has a lower vacancy rate than 100.0% of U.S. neighborhoods, a very elite group. Such a low vacancy rate may indicate very strong real estate demand in the neighborhood combined with some impediments to increasing supply, such as zoning or existing density of development, among other potential reasons.
Furthermore, one way that the Portion Rd / Ave B neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 95.9% of the neighborhoods in America. When you walk or drive around this neighborhood, you'll instantly notice the size of the homes here which definitely makes a strong visual statement.
Also of note, this Portion Rd / Ave B neighborhood has earned the amazing distinction of having one of the highest rates of detached, single-family homes of any neighborhood in the U.S. With 97.0% of the residential real estate here made up of free-standing single-family homes, there is a greater proportion of single-family homes here than in 95.8% of all neighborhoods in America.