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 Broadway / E 17th St neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: People
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 87.9% of the adults living in the
Broadway / E 17th St neighborhood have earned at least a bachelor's
degree. This is a higher rate than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.8%
of U.S. neighborhoods. In this way, this neighborhood truly stands out.
In addition, 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 Broadway / E 17th St neighborhood is wealthier than 99.5%
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.
Also, 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 Broadway / E 17th St
neighborhood. This neighborhood is uniquely immersed with more "urban
sophisticates" than 97.8% 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 Broadway / E 17th St
In addition to being an excellent choice for urban sophisticates, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives and young, single professionals.
Finally, with more than 2.1% of residents living with a same sex partner,
Broadway / E 17th St is truly a neighborhood that stands out from the rest in
this regard. In fact, exclusive analysis by NeighborhoodScout reveals that
this neighborhood has a greater concentration of same sex couples than
95.6% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Broadway / E 17th St neighborhood has more
Russian and Greek ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 12.5% of
this neighborhood's residents have Russian ancestry and 4.2% have Greek ancestry.
Broadway / E 17th St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.7% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Hebrew at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 99.4% 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 Broadway / E 17th St neighborhood has
a highly unusual pattern of car ownership.
70.9% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at
all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in
99.6% of U.S. neighborhoods.
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 54.3% of the
Broadway / E 17th St neighborhood's commuters ride the train to and from work each
day, which is more than we found in 99.0% of America's
Also, in the Broadway / E 17th St 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 26.6%
of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than
we found in 98.5% of American neighborhoods. Get ready
to put on your walking shoes if you move here!
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
The Broadway / E 17th St neighborhood is very densely populated compared to most U.S. neighborhoods. In fact, with 52,420 persons per square mile in the neighborhood, it is more packed with people than 98.7% of the nation'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 Broadway / E 17th St 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 Broadway / E 17th St neighborhood is that it is almost entirely dominated by large apartment buildings, such as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments. 95.8% 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 99.4% of all neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
The Broadway / E 17th St neighborhood has a higher proportion of
its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than
97.5% of the neighborhoods in American. In fact, 68.3%
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.