W 79th St / Broadway median real estate price is $1,993,136, which is more expensive than 94.4% of the neighborhoods in New York and 98.5% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in W 79th St / Broadway is currently $3,801, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 91.3% of the neighborhoods in New York.
W 79th St / Broadway is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in New York, New York.
W 79th St / Broadway real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the W 79th St / Broadway neighborhood are relatively historic, built no later than 1939, and in some cases, quite a bit earlier. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in W 79th St / Broadway. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 22.0%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 88.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods. A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (11.4%). This can occur in vacation areas, and occasionally it is also found in neighborhoods that are primarily filled with college students, as some apartments could be vacant when school is not in session. If you live here year round, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.
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.
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 94,801 people per square mile, it is more densely populated than 99.6% 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 79th St / Broadway 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 79th St / Broadway neighborhood is that it is almost entirely dominated by large apartment buildings, such as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments. 98.2% 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 99.6% of all neighborhoods in America.
Furthermore, do you watch 'This Old House' on Public Television? Do you love the idea of fixing up a Colonial or Victorian era home, complete with the charm of yesteryear? Do you like to stroll or drive streets lined with gracious older residences? If you found yourself nodding yes to any of these questions, you are going to be interested in this unique neighborhood. The W 79th St / Broadway neighborhood stands out on a national scale for the sheer concentration of historic residences it contains: 73.7% of the residential real estate here was built from 1939 or earlier, some much earlier. This is a greater concentration of historic homes than 99.0% of the neighborhoods in the United States.
If you like to ride the train to work, this neighborhood may be for you. NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 69.4% of the W 79th St / Broadway neighborhood's commuters ride the train to and from work each day, which is more than we found in 99.7% of America's neighborhoods.
Also, would you like to be able to ride your bike to work? If you are attracted to the idea of getting a little exercise of the two-wheeled type while reducing your carbon footprint, bicycling to work might be the answer. But which neighborhood you live in can make this either impossible, or alternatively, a great and realistic option. NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed that the W 79th St / Broadway neighborhood is a fantastic option for bicycle commuters, as 4.3% of commuters here do ride their bikes to and from work on a daily basis. This is a higher amount than we found in 96.9% of the neighborhoods in America.
Executives, managers and professionals make up 84.2% of the workforce in the W 79th St / Broadway neighborhood which, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is a higher proportion of such high-level people than is found in 99.7% of the neighborhoods in America. For this reason, this neighborhood really stands out as unique.
If you're a regular supporter of the arts and enjoy outings to the theatre, weekend boutique-ing, or even a finely aged wine with dinner, than you're in good company with the people of the W 79th St / Broadway neighborhood. This neighborhood is uniquely immersed with more "urban sophisticates" than 99.7% of neighborhoods across the country. The people here truly stand out as a class among their own. They are an exclusive community characterized by refined tastes, cultural inclinations, and the means to live well. Urban sophisticates live a big city lifestyle, whether or not they live in or near a big city. They are educated executives or managers by week, and serial patrons of the arts by weekend. If this lifestyle pertains to you, than you'll certainly feel right at home in the W 79th St / Broadway neighborhood. In addition to being an excellent choice for urban sophisticates, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives.
In addition, the rate of college educated adults in the W 79th St / Broadway neighborhood is a unique characteristic of the neighborhood. 86.7% of adults here have received at least a 4-year bachelor's degree, compared to the average neighborhood in America, which has 32.9% of the adults with a bachelor's degree. The rate here is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Also, if you come to know the people here, you will recognize that you're in the company of one of the wealthiest communities in the nation. In fact, a mere 0.7% of America's neighborhoods are wealthier than the W 79th St / Broadway neighborhood. Real estate here is exceedingly well-maintained, and similarly, tends to maintain its value over time. The cars driven are mostly luxury brands like Mercedes, Audi, BMW, and Lexus. If the public schools aren't up to snuff, the residents of this neighborhood preferentially send their children to private preparatory schools. Vacation to Disney? Yes, but equally popular are summers in Europe.
Most American households own a car or other vehicle. Many own two cars or perhaps three. In the United States, it is useful to have an automobile not only for commuting, but also for shopping and getting to other services one needs. But NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed that households in the W 79th St / Broadway neighborhood have a highly unusual car ownership. 65.1% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.4% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Did you know that the W 79th St / Broadway neighborhood has more Eastern European and Austrian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 6.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Eastern European ancestry and 2.6% have Austrian ancestry.
W 79th St / Broadway is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 4.4% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak French at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.2% of the neighborhoods in America.
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.
The neighbors in the W 79th St / Broadway neighborhood in New York are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 99.3% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 9.5% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 53.7% of America's neighborhoods.
The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.
In the W 79th St / Broadway neighborhood, 84.2% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 10.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (3.9%).
The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the W 79th St / Broadway neighborhood is English, spoken by 83.0% of households. Other important languages spoken here include French and Langs. of India.
Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.
In the W 79th St / Broadway neighborhood in New York, NY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (11.0%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (10.9%), and residents who report Irish roots (8.8%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (8.2%), along with some Asian ancestry residents (7.9%), among others. In addition, 18.8% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in W 79th St / Broadway neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (48.0% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.
Here most residents (69.4%) take the train to get to work. In addition, quite a number also hop out the door and walk to work to get to work (9.8%) and 6.5% of residents also drive alone in a private automobile for their daily commute. This neighborhood is distinguished by the high number of residents who take the train to work each day, which can be a very good way to get to work at a lower cost and with less pollution.
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Raw data sources: National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.
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Raw data sources: American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.
Date(s) & Update Frequency: 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2022.
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Date(s) & Update Frequency: Reflects 2020 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2021 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2021 data?
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Raw data sources: U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Dow Jones S&P, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Bureau of the Census, American Community Survey, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Geological Service, U.S. Department of Transportation, LEHD Origin-Destination Employment Statistics, Federal Highway Administration, National Agricultural Statistics.
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