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 Ithaca,
the W Clinton St / S Plain St neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
If your dream is to be able to ride your bike to work each day, look no
further than this unique neighborhood. With 4.9% of residents in
the W Clinton St / S Plain St neighborhood commuting on a bicycle to and
from work daily, this neighborhood has more bicycle commuters than
97.4% of all neighborhoods in the U.S., according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.
Also, more people in W Clinton St / S Plain St choose to walk to work each day
(12.5%) 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.
Finally, more people ride the bus in this neighborhood each day to get to work
than 95.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the W Clinton St / S Plain St neighborhood has more
Puerto Rican and Eastern European ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 11.1% of
this neighborhood's residents have Puerto Rican ancestry and 1.2% have Eastern European ancestry.
W Clinton St / S Plain St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.7% 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 98.2% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: People
The types of households in a neighborhood can tell a lot about the character
and lifestyle of those living here. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis
reveals that this neighborhood, above nearly every neighborhood in America,
has a greater percentage of its residents living alone: 49.2%. This
is a higher percent living alone than we found in 96.6% of
all U.S. neighborhoods. Often residents who live alone are new arrivals
to an area who are single, and often senior citizens who have lost a spouse.
In addition, if you're planning where to retire, the W Clinton St / S Plain St neighborhood in
Ithaca is a great option to consider. According to NeighborhoodScout's
exclusive retirement dream area analysis, it's peaceful and quiet, has
above average safety ratings compared to other neighborhoods in NY,
offers a wide range of housing options, and has already attracted an
enviable mix of college educated seniors. This neighborhood ranks as better
for retirement living than 86.2% of the neighborhoods
in New York. If you are considering retiring to New York, this
is a good neighborhood to look at.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, this neighborhood has the distinction of having one of the lowest real estate vacancy rates of any neighborhood in America. With just 0.0% of the real estate vacant, this indicates an exceptionally strong demand for real estate in the W Clinton St / S Plain St neighborhood, and/or an issue with creating enough supply for the demand. This could have the effect of increasing real estate prices, increasing supply to meet demand, or both.