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 Newburgh,
the South St / Robinson Ave neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
Our research shows that more people carpool to work here in the
South St / Robinson Ave (25.6%) than in 98.5% of the
neighborhoods in America.
Also, in the South St / Robinson Ave 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 14.6%
of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than
we found in 96.4% of American neighborhoods. Get ready
to put on your walking shoes if you move here!
Notable & Unique: Occupations
More people work in manufacturing and as laborers here in the South St / Robinson Ave
neighborhood than in 97.2% of the neighborhoods in America. Despite
the loss of manufacturing jobs across the nation, this neighborhood remains
a place where, compared to other parts of the country, you will find many
laborers and manufacturers.
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 South St / Robinson Ave neighborhood has
a highly unusual pattern of car ownership.
31.3% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at
all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in
96.9% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the South St / Robinson Ave neighborhood has more
South American and Haitian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 5.7% of
this neighborhood's residents have South American ancestry and 1.5% have Haitian ancestry.
South St / Robinson Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.1% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Arabic at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 96.1% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
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 South St / Robinson Ave neighborhood is among
the top 5% of American neighborhoods in terms of walkability.
In addition, corner bodegas, stores on the first floor and apartments above, former grand Victorian residences converted into apartments, three-deckers built shoulder-to-shoulder, duplexes. Such building types define the real estate of neighborhoods dominated by small 2, 3, and 4 unit apartment buildings. Many are in older core neighborhoods of Eastern and Midwestern cities, or historic town centers in their hinterlands. If you wax romantic about the look and feel of such neighborhoods, with fresh pizza, falafel and an independent florist at the corner, then you might find the South St / Robinson Ave neighborhood worth a close look. This neighborhood is an absolutely outstanding example of the dominance of small 2, 3, and 4 unit apartment buildings compared to neighborhoods across the nation, as they make up a substantial portion of this neighborhood's real estate stock. In fact, no less than 61.8% of the real estate here is made up of such dwellings, which is higher than 99.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Furthermore, if you find historic homes and neighborhoods attractive, you love the details, the history, and the charm, then you are sure to be interested in this neighborhood. With 72.3% of the residential real estate in the South St / Robinson Ave neighborhood built no later than 1939, and some built considerably earlier, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of historic residences than 98.3% of all neighborhoods in America. In this regard, this neighborhood truly stands out as special.
Notable & Unique: People
Single parenting is hard. But you don't have to tell the
South St / Robinson Ave neighborhood about it; they already know. 19.8%
of this neighborhood's households are run by single mothers, which is a
higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 95.9%
of American neighborhoods. Further NeighborhoodScout research showed strong
statistical correlations among high rates of children living in single
parent households, and neighborhood crime, particularly violent crime,
neighborhood poverty, and, importantly, the percentage of low weight births
and rates of infant mortality.