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 Queens,
the 112Th Rd / 113Th Ave neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the 112Th Rd / 113Th Ave neighborhood has more
Haitian and Jamaican ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 22.2% of
this neighborhood's residents have Haitian ancestry and 16.0% have Jamaican ancestry.
112Th Rd / 113Th Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 3.1% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak French at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 98.1% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: People
One of the really interesting characteristics about the
112Th Rd / 113Th Ave 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 1.2% of college-friendly places to live in
the state of New York.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
Our research revealed that more commuters here take the bus to work
(26.0% ride the bus) than 98.4% of all American
neighborhoods. If you like the idea of leaving your car and home and
hopping the bus to work, this might be a good neighborhood for you to
Also, if you like to ride the train to work, this neighborhood may be for you.
NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 18.8% of the
112Th Rd / 113Th Ave neighborhood's commuters ride the train to and from work each
day, which is more than we found in 96.2% of America's
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
If you like crowded places, then you will probably enjoy the 112Th Rd / 113Th Ave neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive data analysis, this neighborhood is more densely populated than 96.1% of neighborhoods in the U.S., with 24,016 people per square mile living here. 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 112Th Rd / 113Th Ave neighborhood is among
the top 5% of American neighborhoods in terms of walkability.
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
112Th Rd / 113Th Ave neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having,
on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America.
9.9% 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 97.2%
of all neighborhoods in America.