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 Washington St / S 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
In the Washington St / S Robinson Ave neighborhood, carpooling is still a popular
way to get to and from work. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that
38.3% of commuters carpool here, which is more than in
99.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: People
Whether by choice, divorce, or unplanned pregnancy, single moms may have
the toughest job in the book. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals
that the Washington St / S Robinson Ave neighborhood has more single mother
households than 98.6% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
Often high concentrations of single mother homes can be a strong indicator
of family and social issues such as poverty, high rates of school dropouts,
crime, and other societal problems.
In addition, the Washington St / S Robinson Ave neighborhood stands out for having an
average per capita income lower than 95.5% of the neighborhoods
in the United States.
Also, the Washington St / S Robinson Ave neighborhood is unique for having just
5.5% of adults here having earned a bachelor's degree.
This is a lower rate of college graduates than NeighborhoodScout found
in 95.4% of America's neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
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 Washington St / S Robinson Ave neighborhood is one of the most walkable neighborhoods in America.
In addition, three-deckers, duplexes, old Victorian homes cut up into apartments. Independent stores on the corner selling pizza. These are some of the hallmarks of neighborhoods with lots of small 2, 3, and 4 unit apartment buildings. The Washington St / S Robinson Ave neighborhood really stands out in this regard, however, as it is dominated by such small apartment buildings more than nearly any other neighborhood in America. This is a stunning visual and lifestyle example of this type of neighborhood. In fact, 55.1% of the real estate here are small 2, 3, or 4 unit apartment buildings, which is a higher proportion than found in 98.5% of America's neighborhoods.
Furthermore, renter-occupied real estate is dominant in the Washington St / S Robinson Ave neighborhood. The percentage of rental real estate here, according to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, is 84.5%, which is higher than 95.5% of the neighborhoods in America. If you were to buy and live in the property you bought here, you would be almost alone in doing so.
Also of note, 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 89.0% of the residential real estate in the Washington St / S Robinson Ave neighborhood built no later than 1939, and some built considerably earlier, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of historic residences than 99.9% of all neighborhoods in America. In this regard, this neighborhood truly stands out as special.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Washington St / S Robinson Ave neighborhood has more
Haitian and Jamaican ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.7% of
this neighborhood's residents have Haitian ancestry and 3.1% have Jamaican ancestry.
Washington St / S Robinson Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 69.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 97.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
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 Washington St / S Robinson Ave neighborhood has
a highly unusual pattern of car ownership.
34.8% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at
all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in
97.4% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research identifies the Washington St / S Robinson Ave
neighborhood as having one of the highest concentrations of people employed
in manufacturing or as laborers of any neighborhood in America. In fact,
despite the loss of manufacturing jobs nationally, this neighborhood has
39.9% of its working residents employed in such fields, which is a
higher proportion than 95.7% of American neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Length of Commute
Regardless of the means by which residents commute, this neighborhood has
a length of commute that is notable.
Long commutes can be brutal. They take time, money, and energy, leaving less
of you for yourself and your family. The residents of the
Washington St / S Robinson Ave neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having,
on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America.
8.2% of commuters here travel more than one hour just one-way
to work. That is more than two hours per day. This percentage with two-hour +
round-trip commutes is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 95.3%
of all neighborhoods in America.