Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice
is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one
might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether
shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Queens,
the Penelope Ave / Pleasantview St neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Penelope Ave / Pleasantview St neighborhood has more
Romanian and Lebanese ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.1% of
this neighborhood's residents have Romanian ancestry and 3.0% have Lebanese ancestry.
Penelope Ave / Pleasantview St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 8.3% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Italian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 99.9% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: People
One of the really interesting characteristics about the
Penelope Ave / Pleasantview 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 0.5% of college-friendly places to live in
the state of New York.
In addition to being an excellent choice for college students, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates.
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 30.1% of the
Penelope Ave / Pleasantview St neighborhood's commuters ride the train to and from work each
day, which is more than we found in 97.4% of America's
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
If you like crowded places, then you will probably enjoy the Penelope Ave / Pleasantview St neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive data analysis, this neighborhood is more densely populated than 95.6% of neighborhoods in the U.S., with 22,225 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 Penelope Ave / Pleasantview St neighborhood is one of the most walkable neighborhoods in America.
In addition, 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 Penelope Ave / Pleasantview St neighborhood could be your paradise. With 33.2% 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 2.7% of U.S. neighborhoods have more row houses than this neighborhood, making it one of the most interesting things about this special neighborhood.