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: People
In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the
Delancey St / Pitt St neighborhood stands out as being ranked among
the lowest 0.1% of neighborhoods affected by this global
Notable & Unique: Car Ownership
American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or
three. But households in the Delancey St / Pitt St neighborhood buck
67.4% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at
all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in
99.5% of U.S. neighborhoods.
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 72,958 people per square mile, it is more densely populated than 99.3% of America's neighborhoods.
In addition, one of the really unique and interesting things about the look and setting of the Delancey St / Pitt St neighborhood is that it is almost entirely dominated by large apartment buildings, such as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments. 98.6% 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 Delancey St / Pitt 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 83.3% 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: Diversity
Did you know that the Delancey St / Pitt St neighborhood has more
Dominican and Austrian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 11.4% of
this neighborhood's residents have Dominican ancestry and 1.4% have Austrian ancestry.
Delancey St / Pitt St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 4.0% 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 99.7% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
In the Delancey St / Pitt St neighborhood, 50.1% of people
ride the train 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 train ridership than in 98.8% of the
neighborhoods in America.
Also, more people in Delancey St / Pitt St choose to walk to work each day
(24.5%) 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.
Finally, 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 Delancey St / Pitt St neighborhood is a fantastic
option for bicycle commuters, as 5.5% of commuters here do ride
their bikes to and from work on a daily basis. This is a higher amount
than we found in 97.9% of the neighborhoods in America.