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: Diversity
Did you know that the 114th Dr / Farmers Blvd neighborhood has more
Jamaican and Haitian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 39.4% of
this neighborhood's residents have Jamaican ancestry and 5.8% have Haitian ancestry.
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
114th Dr / Farmers Blvd neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having,
on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America.
17.2% 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 99.6%
of all neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
More people ride the bus in this neighborhood each day to get to work
than 98.0% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Also, if you like to ride the train to work, this neighborhood may be for you.
NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 17.1% of the
114th Dr / Farmers Blvd neighborhood's commuters ride the train to and from work each
day, which is more than we found in 95.9% of America's
Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability
The freedom of moving to new places versus the comfort of home. How much
and how often people move not only can create diverse and worldly neighborhoods,
but simultaneously it can produce a loss of intimacy with one's surroundings
and a lack of connectedness to one's neighbors. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive
research has identified this neighborhood as unique with regard to the
transience of its populace.
What is interesting to note, is that the 114th Dr / Farmers Blvd
neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country
(48.3%) than are found in 97.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: People
114th Dr / Farmers Blvd has the amazing distinction of housing more same
sex couples living together than 97.3% of neighborhoods
in the U.S. If you are seeking such a neighborhood, NeighborhoodScout's
analysis shows that this is one place that you should consider.
In addition, with a nice mix of college students, safety from crime, and decent
walkability, the 114th Dr / Farmers Blvd neighborhood rates highly
as a college student friendly place to live, and one that college
students and their parents may want to consider. NeighborhoodScout's
analysis shows that it rates more highly for a good place for college
students to live than 86% of the neighborhoods in
NY. This often also means that the area has certain amenities
and services geared towards college students, from undergraduates to