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: Real Estate
Do you like a coastal setting? If so, this neighborhood may be to your liking.
The Lido Beach / Point Lookout 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, Lido Beach / Point Lookout 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.
Notable & Unique: People
Wealth makes most things in life easier, and a few things harder.
If you are wealthy and enjoy keeping up with the Jones', this neighborhood
will interest you. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout's research,
the Lido Beach / Point Lookout neighborhood is wealthier than 98.3%
of the neighborhoods in the United States. Residents here are truly in
a unique situation even when compared to other Americans, based on the
sheer amount of wealth concentrated here. Even in times of economic
downturn, residents of this neighborhood, as a group, suffered less
and recovered more quickly. This is indeed a stand-out characteristic
of this neighborhood.
As one would expect in a considerably wealthy neighborhood such as this,
Lido Beach / Point Lookout also has one of the lowest ratings of child
poverty in the nation.
In addition, a majority of the adults in the Lido Beach / Point Lookout neighborhood
are wealthy and educated executives. They own stately
homes that tend to maintain high real estate appreciation rates. Their
upper-level careers keep them busy, but allow them to live comfortably.
If you're an executive and want to keep similar company, consider settling
in this neighborhood, rated as an executive lifestyle
"best choice" neighborhood for New York by NeighborhoodScout's analysis,
which rated it as better for executive lifestyles than 99.4%
of the neighborhoods in New York.
In addition to being an excellent choice for highly educated executives, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for active retirees, urban sophisticates and families with school-aged children.
Also, if knowledge is power, then imagine the cumulative power of one neighborhood
where many of the adults have earned an advanced degree, such as a Masters,
law degree, medical degree, or even a Ph.D. This is certainly the case in
the Lido Beach / Point Lookout neighborhood, where 32.8% have
earned an advanced degree. Compare that to the average neighborhood in
America, where just 8.4% of adults have completed a post-graduate degree,
and you can see why this neighborhood is a stand out. In fact, this neighborhood
has a higher rate of adults with an advanced degree than 96.0%
of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Lido Beach / Point Lookout neighborhood has more
Romanian and Russian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 5.5% of
this neighborhood's residents have Romanian ancestry and 12.6% have Russian ancestry.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
If you like to ride the train to work, this neighborhood may be for you.
NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 17.3% of the
Lido Beach / Point Lookout neighborhood's commuters ride the train to and from work each
day, which is more than we found in 96.0% of America's