Lexington Ave / E 69th St median real estate price is $2,443,208, which is more expensive than 95.3% of the neighborhoods in New York and 98.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Lexington Ave / E 69th St is currently $3,889, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 92.9% of the neighborhoods in New York.
Lexington Ave / E 69th St is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in New York, New York.
Lexington Ave / E 69th St 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 small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Lexington Ave / E 69th St neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.
Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Lexington Ave / E 69th St. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 36.0%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 96.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods. A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (30.7%). 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.
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 Lexington Ave / E 69th St neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
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 1.2% of America's neighborhoods are wealthier than the Lexington Ave / E 69th St 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. As one would expect in a considerably wealthy neighborhood such as this, Lexington Ave / E 69th St also has one of the lowest ratings of child poverty in the nation.
In addition, think about the people you know personally. How many of them would purchase box seats to opening night at the symphony? How many of them regularly attend gallery openings, or are the first to reserve tickets to opening night at the ballet? If they're like most of us, they don't do any of these things. But if you're among an exclusive crowd of wealthy and refined patrons of the arts, then you'll feel right at home in the Lexington Ave / E 69th St neighborhood: a neighborhood in which more "urban sophisticates" live than 99.8% of neighborhoods across the U.S. Here, your neighbors are defined as having urbane tastes in literature, music, live theatre and the arts. They are wealthy, educated, travel in style, and live a big city lifestyle whether or not they live in or near a big city. In addition to being an excellent choice for urban sophisticates, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for active retirees and highly educated executives.
Also, some neighborhoods have residents that are more educated than others. But in this neighborhood there is a dramatic difference. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that 39.8% of the adults here have earned a Masters degree, medical degree, Ph.D. or law degree. This is a higher rate of people with a graduate degree than is found in 97.4% of U.S. neighborhoods, where the average American neighborhood has 12.7% of its adults with a graduate degree. If you are highly educated, you may have much in common with many of your neighbors here.
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 Lexington Ave / E 69th St neighborhood is a fantastic option for bicycle commuters, as 9.4% of commuters here do ride their bikes to and from work on a daily basis. This is a higher amount than we found in 99.3% of the neighborhoods in America.
Also, more people in Lexington Ave / E 69th St choose to walk to work each day (30.9%) 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, if you like to ride the train to work, this neighborhood may be for you. NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 34.6% of the Lexington Ave / E 69th St neighborhood's commuters ride the train to and from work each day, which is more than we found in 97.9% of America's neighborhoods.
Executives, managers and professionals make up 78.5% of the workforce in the Lexington Ave / E 69th St neighborhood which, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is a higher proportion of such high-level people than is found in 99.0% of the neighborhoods in America. For this reason, this neighborhood really stands out as unique.
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 Lexington Ave / E 69th St neighborhood has a highly unusual pattern of car ownership. 54.6% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.9% of U.S. neighborhoods.
The Lexington Ave / E 69th St neighborhood is very densely populated compared to most U.S. neighborhoods. In fact, with 58,454 persons per square mile in the neighborhood, it is more packed with people than 98.8% of the nation's neighborhoods. Being a walkable neighborhood can help increase property values for the simple reason that people enjoy it and value it. To put it plainly, despite our love affair with the automobile, American's enjoy taking to the streets, sidewalks, paths, and courtyards of a place to get a coffee, relax, and take in the sights and sounds. And, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive and first quantitative walkable score index, the Lexington Ave / E 69th St neighborhood is one of the most walkable neighborhoods in America.
In addition, the real estate in the Lexington Ave / E 69th St 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, 90.2% of the real estate here is classified as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments, which is more than is found in 98.2% of American neighborhoods.
Furthermore, despite all of the residential real estate here in the Lexington Ave / E 69th St neighborhood, NeighborhoodScout has discovered that much of it is vacant. In resort or second-home vacation areas, this naturally occurs because homes and apartments are seasonally occupied, and empty for a portion of the year. In non-vacation or resort areas, however, this can be an indicator of property abandonment or a weak real estate market. The vacancy rate here is 36.0%, which is higher than 96.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Did you know that the Lexington Ave / E 69th St neighborhood has more Russian and Eastern European ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 19.2% of this neighborhood's residents have Russian ancestry and 5.7% have Eastern European ancestry.
Lexington Ave / E 69th St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.3% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Greek at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.9% 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 Lexington Ave / E 69th St 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 98.8% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.0% 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 100.0% 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 Lexington Ave / E 69th St neighborhood, 78.5% 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 16.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (5.4%).
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 Lexington Ave / E 69th St neighborhood is English, spoken by 73.8% of households. Other important languages spoken here include French, Spanish and Arabic.
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 Lexington Ave / E 69th St neighborhood in New York, NY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Russian (19.2%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (9.4%), and residents who report Polish roots (8.1%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (7.3%), along with some English ancestry residents (6.9%), among others. In addition, 16.6% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in Lexington Ave / E 69th St neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (53.1% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (34.6%) 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 (30.9%) and 10.9% 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: 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.
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