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 New York,
the 11Th Ave / W 43rd St neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Car Ownership
American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or
three. But households in the 11Th Ave / W 43rd St neighborhood buck
86.0% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at
all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in
99.9% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: People
Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the
11Th Ave / W 43rd St neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children
living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation
where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the
11Th Ave / W 43rd St community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.
In addition, the first thing that you'll notice if you moved to this neighborhood is
that an astounding 5.0% of the households are same sex couples.
According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis, this is a higher proportion of
same sex households than in 99.6% of the neighborhoods in
America. This is one indicator that this neighborhood is likely a gay-friendly
neighborhood. So if you are looking for such a neighborhood, the
11Th Ave / W 43rd St neighborhood should definitely be on your list of places to
Also, do you like to read, write, and learn? Are you curious about the world? If
so, this neighborhood may be a good fit for you. NeighborhoodScout's research
revealed that a full 75.5% of the adults living in the
11Th Ave / W 43rd St neighborhood have earned at least a bachelor's
degree. This is a higher rate than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.0%
of U.S. neighborhoods. In this way, this neighborhood truly stands out.
Finally, think about the people you know personally. How many of them would
purchase box seats to opening night at the symphony? How many of them
regularly attend gallery openings, or are the first to reserve tickets
to opening night at the ballet? If they're like most of us, they don't
do any of these things. But if you're among an exclusive crowd of wealthy
and refined patrons of the arts, then you'll feel right at home in
the 11Th Ave / W 43rd St neighborhood: a neighborhood in which more
"urban sophisticates" live than 96.5% of neighborhoods
across the U.S. Here, your neighbors are defined as having urbane
tastes in literature, music, live theatre and the arts. They are wealthy,
educated, travel in style, and live a big city lifestyle whether or
not they live in or near a big city.
In addition to being an excellent choice for urban sophisticates, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for young, single professionals and highly educated executives.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
More people in 11Th Ave / W 43rd St choose to walk to work each day
(35.1%) 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.
Also, in the 11Th Ave / W 43rd St neighborhood, 0.6% 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 98.9% of the neighborhoods in America.
Finally, if you like to ride the train to work, this neighborhood may be for you.
NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 41.9% of the
11Th Ave / W 43rd St neighborhood's commuters ride the train to and from work each
day, which is more than we found in 98.3% of America's
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the 11Th Ave / W 43rd St neighborhood has more
British and Yugoslav ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.5% of
this neighborhood's residents have British ancestry and 0.7% have Yugoslav ancestry.
11Th Ave / W 43rd St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.1% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Portuguese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 97.9% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
The 11Th Ave / W 43rd St neighborhood is very densely populated compared to most U.S. neighborhoods. In fact, with 38,614 persons per square mile in the neighborhood, it is more packed with people than 97.9% of the nation's neighborhoods.
In addition, the real estate in the 11Th Ave / W 43rd St 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, 97.9% of the real estate here is classified as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments, which is more than is found in 99.7% of American neighborhoods.
Furthermore, the 11Th Ave / W 43rd St 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 94.7% 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.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
Executives, managers and professionals make up 65.5% of the workforce
in the 11Th Ave / W 43rd St neighborhood which, according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is a higher proportion of such
high-level people than is found in 96.4% of the neighborhoods
in America. For this reason, this neighborhood really stands out as unique.