Queens, NY (Merrick Blvd / 118th Ave)




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About Queens, NY (Merrick Blvd / 118th Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Merrick Blvd / 118th Ave real estate is primarily composed of apartments and renters, so no median house value data are available. The average rental price in Merrick Blvd / 118th Ave is currently , based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.

Merrick Blvd / 118th Ave is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Queens, New York.

Merrick Blvd / 118th Ave real estate is primarily made up of . Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the Merrick Blvd / 118th 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 1970 and 1999.

In Merrick Blvd / 118th Ave, the current vacancy rate is 0.0%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 100.0% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Merrick Blvd / 118th Ave is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

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.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

This neighborhood has the distinction of having one of the lowest real estate vacancy rates of any neighborhood in America. With just 0.0% of the real estate vacant, this indicates an exceptionally strong demand for real estate in the Merrick Blvd / 118th Ave neighborhood, and/or an issue with creating enough supply for the demand. This could have the effect of increasing real estate prices, increasing supply to meet demand, or both.

Notable & Unique: People

Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the Merrick Blvd / 118th Ave 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 Merrick Blvd / 118th Ave community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

Our research revealed that more commuters here take the bus to work (100.0% ride the bus) than 100.0% 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.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research identifies the Merrick Blvd / 118th Ave neighborhood as having one of the highest concentrations of people employed in manufacturing or as laborers of any neighborhood in America. In fact, despite the loss of manufacturing jobs nationally, this neighborhood has 100.0% of its working residents employed in such fields, which is a higher proportion than 100.0% of American neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Merrick Blvd / 118th Ave neighborhood has more British and Puerto Rican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.8% of this neighborhood's residents have British ancestry and 9.8% have Puerto Rican ancestry.

Merrick Blvd / 118th Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.4% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak German at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.5% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

The freedom of moving to new places versus the comfort of home. How much and how often people move not only can create diverse and worldly neighborhoods, but simultaneously it can produce a loss of intimacy with one's surroundings and a lack of connectedness to one's neighbors. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research has identified this neighborhood as unique with regard to the transience of its populace. In the Merrick Blvd / 118th Ave neighborhood, a greater proportion of the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is found in 96.1% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood, more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the Merrick Blvd / 118th Ave neighborhood in Queens are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 100.0% of U.S. neighborhoods. 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.

The Neighbors: Occupations

The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.

In the Merrick Blvd / 118th Ave neighborhood, 100.0% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the Merrick Blvd / 118th Ave neighborhood in Queens, NY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Puerto Rican (9.8%). There are also a number of people of South American ancestry (5.4%), and residents who report Italian roots (4.4%), and some of the residents are also of Asian ancestry (4.0%), along with some German ancestry residents (3.6%), among others. In addition, 21.6% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the Merrick Blvd / 118th Ave neighborhood is English, spoken by 71.6% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Russian and German.

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in Merrick Blvd / 118th Ave neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (100.0% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.

Here most residents (100.0%) ride the bus to get to work. The bus provides a valuable service in the Merrick Blvd / 118th Ave neighborhood of Queens by getting a lot of residents to and from work daily, reducing the costs of commuting and reducing some congestion on the roads as well.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Merrick Blvd / 118th Ave 0.101011101001110
Queens 0.101011101001110
New York State 3.80
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Neighborhood Property Crime

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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Merrick Blvd / 118th Ave 0.101011101001110
Queens 0.101011101001110
New York State 16.04
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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Merrick Blvd / 118th Ave 0.101011101001110
Queens 0.101011101001110
New York State 41

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 7 Condition Alerts found.

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
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Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

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