The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from
its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This
neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as
revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything
from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the 168th Pl / Hillside Ave neighborhood has more
Asian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 68.7% of
this neighborhood's residents have Asian ancestry.
168th Pl / Hillside Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 54.0% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak South Asian languages at home. This is a higher percentage than 99.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
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 168th Pl / Hillside Ave
What is interesting to note, is that the 168th Pl / Hillside Ave
neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country
(66.8%) than are found in 99.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
The 168th Pl / Hillside Ave neighborhood is very densely populated compared to most U.S. neighborhoods. In fact, with 53,917 persons per square mile in the neighborhood, it is more packed with people than 98.8% of the nation's neighborhoods. 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 168th Pl / Hillside Ave neighborhood is among
the top 5% of American neighborhoods in terms of walkability.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
In the 168th Pl / Hillside Ave neighborhood, 46.1% 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 98.5% of the
neighborhoods in America.
Also, more people in 168th Pl / Hillside Ave choose to walk to work each day
(13.6%) than almost any neighborhood in America. If you are
attracted to the idea of being able to walk to work, this neighborhood
could be a good choice.
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
168th Pl / Hillside Ave neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having,
on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America.
10.5% 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 97.6%
of all neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Car Ownership
American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or
three. But households in the 168th Pl / Hillside Ave neighborhood buck
32.9% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at
all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in
97.2% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: People
With a nice mix of college students, safety from crime, and decent
walkability, the 168th Pl / Hillside Ave 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 87% of the neighborhoods in
NY. This often also means that the area has certain amenities
and services geared towards college students, from undergraduates to