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 118th Ave / 192nd St 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 118th Ave / 192nd St neighborhood has more
Jamaican and Haitian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 19.6% of
this neighborhood's residents have Jamaican ancestry and 8.6% 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
118th Ave / 192nd St neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having,
on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America.
15.2% 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 99.4%
of all neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
In the 118th Ave / 192nd St neighborhood, 25.2% of people
ride the train to work each day. This is a very high percentage compared
to most places. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this
is a higher level of train ridership than in 97.0% of the
neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
If you like crowded places, then you will probably enjoy the 118th Ave / 192nd St neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive data analysis, this neighborhood is more densely populated than 95.3% of neighborhoods in the U.S., with 20,992 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 118th Ave / 192nd St neighborhood is one of the most walkable neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: People
With a nice mix of college students, safety from crime, and decent
walkability, the 118th Ave / 192nd St 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 89% of the neighborhoods in
NY. This often also means that the area has certain amenities
and services geared towards college students, from undergraduates to