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
What you'll find when you visit or move to this neighborhood is one of the most crowded neighborhoods in all of America. With an incredible 104,361 people per square mile, it is more densely populated than 99.7% of America's neighborhoods. Do you like a coastal setting? If so, this neighborhood may be to your liking.
The E 14th St / Ave B 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 14th St / Ave B 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 real estate in the E 14th St / Ave B 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, 100.0% of the real estate here is classified as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments, which is more than is found in 99.9% of American neighborhoods.
Furthermore, most neighborhoods have a mixture of ages of homes in them, from new to old, but this neighborhood stands out due to its concentration of residential real estate built in one time frame: from 1940 through 1969, generally considered older, well-established homes. This was a busy time in America for home construction. After the end of World War II, as GIs came home, bought newly built homes on the edges of cities with the help of the GI Bill, and began their families. This housing era generally coincides with the 'Baby Boom' generation (1945 - 1964), and many baby boomers grew up in homes built in this era. But what is so interesting about the E 14th St / Ave B neighborhood, is that an incredible 94.5% of the homes here were built in this era. So when you walk its streets or drive through, this neighborhood has a look and feel that harkens to that era in American life, a very important slice of Americana.
Also of note, 100.0% of the real estate in the E 14th St / Ave B neighborhood is occupied by renters, which is nearly the highest rate of renter occupancy of any neighborhood in America.
Finally, the E 14th St / Ave B 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 89.2% 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: People
Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the
E 14th St / Ave B 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
E 14th St / Ave B community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.
In addition, the rate of college educated adults in the E 14th St / Ave B neighborhood
is a unique characteristic of the neighborhood. 79.0% of
adults here have received at least a 4-year bachelor's degree, compared to
the average neighborhood in America, which has 22.6% of the adults with a
bachelor's degree. The rate here is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in
98.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Also, a unique characteristic about the people in the E 14th St / Ave B
neighborhood is that a majority of them are young, single professionals.
In fact, there are more young, single professionals in this one community
than 97.0% of neighborhoods in the U.S. Here you'll
find an active nightlife nearby with lots of opportunities to flirt
and find romance.
In addition to being an excellent choice for young, single professionals, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates.
Notable & Unique: Car Ownership
American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or
three. But households in the E 14th St / Ave B neighborhood buck
76.1% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at
all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in
99.7% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the E 14th St / Ave B neighborhood has more
Eastern European and Russian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.4% of
this neighborhood's residents have Eastern European ancestry and 6.0% have Russian ancestry.
E 14th St / Ave B is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.9% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Russian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 98.1% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
If you like to ride a ferry to work, this neighborhood may be for you.
NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 0.9% of the E 14th St / Ave B
neighborhood's commuters ride a ferry to and from work each day, which is more than we found in
99.2% of America's neighborhoods.
Also, if you like to ride the train to work, this neighborhood may be for you.
NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 50.7% of the
E 14th St / Ave B neighborhood's commuters ride the train to and from work each
day, which is more than we found in 98.8% of America's
Finally, in the E 14th St / Ave B neighborhood, walking to work is a real
option for many. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research reveals
walking to and from work is the chosen way to commute for 21.4%
of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than
we found in 97.9% of American neighborhoods. Get ready
to put on your walking shoes if you move here!
Notable & Unique: Occupations
The E 14th St / Ave B neighborhood has a higher proportion of
its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than
96.1% of the neighborhoods in American. In fact, 65.0%
of the employed people here make a living as an executive, a manager, or
other professional. With such a high concentration, this truly shapes
the character of this neighborhood, and to a large degree defines what
this neighborhood is about.