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 31st Ave / 50th St neighborhood has more
Dominican and Puerto Rican ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 15.3% of
this neighborhood's residents have Dominican ancestry and 23.4% have Puerto Rican ancestry.
31st Ave / 50th St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.7% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Greek at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 98.9% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Car Ownership
We Americans love our cars. Not only are they a necessity for most Americans
due to the shape of our neighborhoods and the distances between where we
live, work, shop, and go to school, but we also fancy them. As a result,
most households in America have one, two, or three cars. But NeighborhoodScout's
exclusive analysis shows that the 31st Ave / 50th St neighborhood has
a highly unusual pattern of car ownership.
61.5% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at
all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in
99.2% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
If you like to ride the train to work, this neighborhood may be for you.
NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 52.3% of the
31st Ave / 50th St neighborhood's commuters ride the train to and from work each
day, which is more than we found in 98.9% of America's
Also, in the 31st Ave / 50th St neighborhood, walking to work is a real
option for many. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research reveals
walking to and from work is the chosen way to commute for 14.4%
of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than
we found in 96.3% of American neighborhoods. Get ready
to put on your walking shoes if you move here!
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
The 31st Ave / 50th St neighborhood is very densely populated compared to most U.S. neighborhoods. In fact, with 52,009 persons per square mile in the neighborhood, it is more packed with people than 98.7% of the nation's neighborhoods.
In addition, the real estate in the 31st Ave / 50th St neighborhood really stands out in the way it looks for a unique reason: this neighborhood has a higher proportion of apartment complexes or high-rise apartments than nearly every neighborhood in the country. Most neighborhoods are a mixture of real estate and housing types, but here it is almost entirely dominated by big apartment buildings and complexes. In fact, 84.7% of the real estate here is classified as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments, which is more than is found in 97.9% of American neighborhoods.
Furthermore, 91.6% of the real estate in the 31st Ave / 50th St neighborhood is occupied by renters, which is nearly the highest rate of renter occupancy of any neighborhood in America.