226th St / 130th Ave median real estate price is $559,105, which is more expensive than 61.2% of the neighborhoods in New York and 86.1% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in 226th St / 130th Ave is currently $3,275, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 90.5% of the neighborhoods in New York.
226th St / 130th Ave is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Queens, New York.
226th St / 130th Ave real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) townhomes and single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the 226th St / 130th Ave neighborhood are relatively historic, built no later than 1939, and in some cases, quite a bit earlier. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
226th St / 130th Ave has a 12.2% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 65.2% of American neighborhoods). Most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This could either signal that there is a weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood or that large amount of new housing has been built and not yet occupied. Either way, if you live here, you may find many of the homes or apartments are empty.
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.
In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the 226th St / 130th Ave neighborhood stands out as being ranked among the lowest 0.0% of neighborhoods affected by this global issue.
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 226th St / 130th Ave neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having, on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America. 16.0% 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.
Many people dream of living along a street lined with row houses or other attached homes. Such places do often have an abundance of charm. If you are one of these people, the 226th St / 130th Ave neighborhood could be your paradise. With 56.9% of the homes and real estate here classified as rowhouses or other attached homes, this neighborhood brims with opportunity to find the right place for you. Only 0.9% of U.S. neighborhoods have more row houses than this neighborhood, making it one of the most interesting things about this special neighborhood.
In addition, if you like crowded places, then you will probably enjoy the the 226th St / 130th Ave neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive data analysis, this neighborhood is more densely populated than 95.4% of neighborhoods in the U.S., with 21,392 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 226th St / 130th Ave neighborhood is one of the most walkable neighborhoods in America.
Furthermore, do you watch 'This Old House' on Public Television? Do you love the idea of fixing up a Colonial or Victorian era home, complete with the charm of yesteryear? Do you like to stroll or drive streets lined with gracious older residences? If you found yourself nodding yes to any of these questions, you are going to be interested in this unique neighborhood. The 226th St / 130th Ave neighborhood stands out on a national scale for the sheer concentration of historic residences it contains: 59.6% of the residential real estate here was built from 1939 or earlier, some much earlier. This is a greater concentration of historic homes than 95.3% of the neighborhoods in the United States.
The government often provides some of the more stable jobs in the economy. From local, to state, to federal government workers, the government can also be a major employer. What NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed, is that the 226th St / 130th Ave neighborhood in particular stands out when compared nationally for the proportion of its working residents who are employed by the government. At 15.5% of its workforce, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of government workers than 97.8% of U.S. neighborhoods.
If you like to ride the train to work, this neighborhood may be for you. NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 29.6% of the 226th St / 130th Ave neighborhood's commuters ride the train to and from work each day, which is more than we found in 97.3% of America's neighborhoods.
Also, our research revealed that more commuters here take the bus to work (15.6% ride the bus) than 95.7% 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 consider.
Did you know that the 226th St / 130th Ave neighborhood has more Jamaican and Haitian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 32.6% of this neighborhood's residents have Jamaican ancestry and 4.9% have Haitian ancestry.
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 226th St / 130th Ave neighborhood. More residents of the 226th St / 130th Ave neighborhood live here today that also were living in this same neighborhood five years ago than is found in 98.5% 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.
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.
The neighbors in the 226th St / 130th Ave neighborhood in Queens are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 90.8% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.0% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 100.0% of America's neighborhoods.
A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.
In the 226th St / 130th Ave neighborhood, 40.8% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 22.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (21.1%), and 16.0% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.
The most common language spoken in the 226th St / 130th Ave neighborhood is English, spoken by 96.1% of households. Some people also speak French (2.4%).
Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.
In the 226th St / 130th Ave neighborhood in Queens, NY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Jamaican (32.6%). There are also a number of people of Haitian ancestry (4.9%), and residents who report Dutch roots (3.3%), and some of the residents are also of Sub-Saharan African ancestry (2.4%), along with some Puerto Rican ancestry residents (1.5%), among others. In addition, 35.9% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in 226th St / 130th Ave neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (40.9% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.
Here most residents (49.2%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (29.6%) and 15.6% of residents also ride the bus for their daily commute. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.
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Raw data sources: National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.
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Raw data sources: American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.
Date(s) & Update Frequency: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated November 2020.
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Raw data sources: 18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.
Date(s) & Update Frequency: Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?
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Raw data sources: U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Dow Jones S&P, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Bureau of the Census, American Community Survey, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Geological Service, U.S. Department of Transportation, LEHD Origin-Destination Employment Statistics, Federal Highway Administration, National Agricultural Statistics.
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