When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing
is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look
the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for
a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups.
This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
If you like crowded places, then you will probably enjoy the E Beech St / Franklin Blvd neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive data analysis, this neighborhood is more densely populated than 96.6% of neighborhoods in the U.S., with 26,720 people per square mile living here. Do you like a coastal setting? If so, this neighborhood may be to your liking.
The E Beech St / Franklin Blvd neighborhood is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet.
Often such coastal places have amenities and recreational activities on the waterfront
that are attractive to residents and visitors alike.
In addition to being coastal, E Beech St / Franklin Blvd is a very nautical neighborhood,
meaning that it is somewhat historic, walkable, densely populated and
on the water. This gives the neighborhood a very nautical feel,
with some seaside and shipping feel, which some may really enjoy the sights
and sounds of.
In addition, the E Beech St / Franklin Blvd neighborhood is very unique in that it has one of the highest proportions of one, two, or no bedroom real estate of any neighborhood in America. Most neighborhoods have a mixture of home or apartment sizes from small to large, but here the concentration of studios and other small living spaces is at near-record heights. With 93.8% of the real estate here of this small size, this most assuredly is a notable feature that makes this neighborhood unique, along with just a handful of other neighborhoods in the U.S. that share this characteristic.
Furthermore, the real estate in the E Beech St / Franklin Blvd neighborhood really stands out in the way it looks for a unique reason: this neighborhood has a higher proportion of apartment complexes or high-rise apartments than nearly every neighborhood in the country. Most neighborhoods are a mixture of real estate and housing types, but here it is almost entirely dominated by big apartment buildings and complexes. In fact, 82.9% of the real estate here is classified as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments, which is more than is found in 97.6% of American neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the E Beech St / Franklin Blvd neighborhood has more
Canadian and Puerto Rican ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.8% of
this neighborhood's residents have Canadian ancestry and 10.8% have Puerto Rican ancestry.
E Beech St / Franklin Blvd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.3% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Yiddish at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 98.6% 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 E Beech St / Franklin Blvd
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
E Beech St / Franklin Blvd neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having,
on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America.
11.0% 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 98.0%
of all neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: People
For many reasons, E Beech St / Franklin Blvd is rated by NeighborhoodScout
as one of the top 2.9% of ideal neighborhoods for first-time
home buyers in the state of New York. Homes here are priced below
median housing values in the state, yet the neighborhood has a track
record according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive neighborhood home
appreciation rates of above average real estate appreciation over the
last five years compared to other NY neighborhoods, protecting
your investment in your first home, while simultaneously making it
less risky for your lender. Not only does this neighborhood stand out
for combining price and home value stability or increases, it also is
a neighborhood with a high quality resident population according exclusive
data, meaning this is likely a good place to buy, live, and enjoy. While
many first time home buyers focus purely on low cost and convenient location,
which can risk your investment in your first home and put you in a less
than desirable neighborhood, this neighborhood is a true standout for
a lot of reasons, and definitely worth a look if you are a first time home buyer.
In addition to being an excellent choice for first-time home buyers, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for active retirees and urban sophisticates.
In addition, one of the most interesting things about the E Beech St / Franklin Blvd
neighborhood is that it has a greater concentration of residents who live
alone than most all neighborhoods in America. With 50.2% of the
households here made up of people living alone, NeighborhoodScout's research
reveals that this is a larger proportion of people living alone than in
97.1% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
In the E Beech St / Franklin Blvd neighborhood, 19.6% 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 96.4% of the
neighborhoods in America.