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 W 45th St / 10th Ave neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
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 124,352 people per square mile, it is more densely populated than 99.9% of America's neighborhoods. Even if you drive or take transit to your place of employment, many
people enjoy being able to walk in their neighborhood. What many people
don't realize is that most of America's premier vacation locations are
also very walkable. The W 45th St / 10th Ave neighborhood is among
the top 5% of American neighborhoods in terms of walkability.
In addition, one of the really unique and interesting things about the look and setting of the W 45th St / 10th Ave neighborhood is that it is almost entirely dominated by large apartment buildings, such as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments. 98.4% of the residential real estate here is classified as such. This puts this neighborhood on the map as having a higher proportion of large apartment buildings than 99.8% of all neighborhoods in America.
Furthermore, the W 45th St / 10th Ave 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 97.1% 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.
Also of note, 94.2% of the real estate in the W 45th St / 10th Ave neighborhood is occupied by renters, which is nearly the highest rate of renter occupancy of any neighborhood in America.
Notable & Unique: People
In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the
W 45th St / 10th Ave neighborhood stands out as being ranked among
the lowest 0.1% of neighborhoods affected by this global
In addition, one of the most interesting things about the W 45th St / 10th Ave
neighborhood is that it has a greater concentration of residents who live
alone than most all neighborhoods in America. With 64.4% 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
99.6% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Car Ownership
We Americans love our cars. Not only are they a necessity for most Americans
due to the shape of our neighborhoods and the distances between where we
live, work, shop, and go to school, but we also fancy them. As a result,
most households in America have one, two, or three cars. But NeighborhoodScout's
exclusive analysis shows that the W 45th St / 10th Ave neighborhood has
a highly unusual pattern of car ownership.
84.1% 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: Modes of Transportation
More people in W 45th St / 10th Ave choose to walk to work each day
(45.2%) 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, if you like to ride the train to work, this neighborhood may be for you.
NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 34.9% of the
W 45th St / 10th Ave neighborhood's commuters ride the train to and from work each
day, which is more than we found in 97.8% of America's
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the W 45th St / 10th Ave neighborhood has more
Russian and South American ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 7.2% of
this neighborhood's residents have Russian ancestry and 6.7% have South American ancestry.
W 45th St / 10th Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Italian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 98.0% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
The W 45th St / 10th Ave neighborhood has a higher proportion of
its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than
96.6% of the neighborhoods in American. In fact, 66.0%
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.