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: People
Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the
Maurice Ave / 67th St neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children
living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation
where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the
Maurice Ave / 67th St community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.
In addition, one of the really interesting characteristics about the
Maurice Ave / 67th St neighborhood is that, according to NeighborhoodScout's
exclusive research, it is an excellent choice in which to reside for
college students. Due to its popularity among college students who
already choose to live here, its walkability, and its above average
safety from crime, the neighborhood is ideal for prospective or
already-enrolled college students. Between semesters and during
school breaks, you'll notice that the excitement here fluctuates with
the college seasons. Despite the excitement however, parents of college-age
children can rest easy knowing that this
neighborhood has an above average safety rating. For each of these
reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the
top 2.8% of college-friendly places to live in
the state of New York.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Maurice Ave / 67th St neighborhood has more
South American and Polish ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 9.4% of
this neighborhood's residents have South American ancestry and 16.7% have Polish ancestry.
Maurice Ave / 67th St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 11.9% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Polish at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 99.8% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 Maurice Ave / 67th St
More residents of the Maurice Ave / 67th St neighborhood live here
today that also were living in this same neighborhood five years ago
than is found in 97.4% 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.
What is interesting to note, is that the Maurice Ave / 67th St
neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country
(52.8%) than are found in 98.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
Our research revealed that more commuters here take the bus to work
(21.8% ride the bus) than 97.5% 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
Also, if you like to ride the train to work, this neighborhood may be for you.
NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 28.6% of the
Maurice Ave / 67th St neighborhood's commuters ride the train to and from work each
day, which is more than we found in 97.3% of America's
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
The Maurice Ave / 67th St neighborhood is very densely populated compared to most U.S. neighborhoods. In fact, with 31,676 persons per square mile in the neighborhood, it is more packed with people than 97.3% 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 Maurice Ave / 67th St neighborhood is among
the top 5% of American neighborhoods in terms of walkability.
In addition, three-deckers, duplexes, old Victorian homes cut up into apartments. Independent stores on the corner selling pizza. These are some of the hallmarks of neighborhoods with lots of small 2, 3, and 4 unit apartment buildings. The Maurice Ave / 67th St neighborhood really stands out in this regard, however, as it is dominated by such small apartment buildings more than nearly any other neighborhood in America. This is a stunning visual and lifestyle example of this type of neighborhood. In fact, 68.0% of the real estate here are small 2, 3, or 4 unit apartment buildings, which is a higher proportion than found in 99.6% of America's neighborhoods.