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: Length of Commute
Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute
is an important factor for one's quality of life. The 111Th Ave / 132nd St
neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's
Long commutes can be brutal. They take time, money, and energy, leaving less
of you for yourself and your family. The residents of the
111Th Ave / 132nd St neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having,
on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America.
14.8% 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 99.3%
of all neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability
Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other
neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live
near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities
of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that
neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research has revealed some interesting
things about the rootedness of people in the 111Th Ave / 132nd St
More residents of the 111Th Ave / 132nd St neighborhood live here
today that also were living in this same neighborhood five years ago
than is found in 99.0% of U.S. neighborhoods. This neighborhood
is really made up of people who know each other, don't move often, and
have lived here in this very neighborhood for quite a while.
What is interesting to note, is that the 111Th Ave / 132nd St
neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country
(51.1%) than are found in 97.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the 111Th Ave / 132nd St neighborhood has more
Jamaican and South American ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 12.3% of
this neighborhood's residents have Jamaican ancestry and 5.9% have South American ancestry.
111Th Ave / 132nd St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Hindi, which is the official language of India at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 97.6% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: People
One of the really interesting characteristics about the
111Th Ave / 132nd St neighborhood is that, according to NeighborhoodScout's
exclusive research, it is an excellent choice in which to reside for
college students. Due to its popularity among college students who
already choose to live here, its walkability, and its above average
safety from crime, the neighborhood is ideal for prospective or
already-enrolled college students. Between semesters and during
school breaks, you'll notice that the excitement here fluctuates with
the college seasons. Despite the excitement however, parents of college-age
children can rest easy knowing that this
neighborhood has an above average safety rating. For each of these
reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the
top 2.2% of college-friendly places to live in
the state of New York.
In addition to being an excellent choice for college students, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for families with school-aged children.
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 29.1% of the
111Th Ave / 132nd St neighborhood's commuters ride the train to and from work each
day, which is more than we found in 97.4% of America's
Also, more people ride the bus in this neighborhood each day to get to work
than 95.3% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
If you like crowded places, then you will probably enjoy the 111Th Ave / 132nd St neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive data analysis, this neighborhood is more densely populated than 96.9% of neighborhoods in the U.S., with 28,248 people per square mile living here. 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 111Th Ave / 132nd St neighborhood is one of the most walkable neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
From major sales accounts to fast-food workers, sales and service employees
are often the backbone of the local economy. In the 111Th Ave / 132nd St
neighborhood, they truly stand out. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis
identifies this neighborhood as having a higher percentage of sales and
service workers than 96.0% of all American neighborhoods.