Roosevelt Ave / Union St median real estate price is $602,126, which is more expensive than 63.8% of the neighborhoods in New York and 85.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Roosevelt Ave / Union St is currently $2,228, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 60.6% of the neighborhoods in New York.
Roosevelt Ave / Union St is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Queens, New York.
Roosevelt Ave / Union St real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Roosevelt Ave / Union St neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
Roosevelt Ave / Union St has a 13.2% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 69.0% of American neighborhoods). A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (9.6%), which can occur in some markets dominated by colleges or vacation homes. If you live here year round, you will find many of the homes or apartments are empty for all or a portion of the year.
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 Roosevelt Ave / Union St neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
What you'll find when you visit or move to this neighborhood is one of the most crowded neighborhoods in all of America. With an incredible 76,469 people per square mile, it is more densely populated than 99.4% of America's neighborhoods.
In addition, the Roosevelt Ave / Union St neighborhood is very unique in that it has one of the highest proportions of one, two, or no bedroom real estate of any neighborhood in America. Most neighborhoods have a mixture of home or apartment sizes from small to large, but here the concentration of studios and other small living spaces is at near-record heights. With 92.6% of the real estate here of this small size, this most assuredly is a notable feature that makes this neighborhood unique, along with just a handful of other neighborhoods in the U.S. that share this characteristic.
Furthermore, one of the really unique and interesting things about the look and setting of the Roosevelt Ave / Union St neighborhood is that it is almost entirely dominated by large apartment buildings, such as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments. 91.5% of the residential real estate here is classified as such. This puts this neighborhood on the map as having a higher proportion of large apartment buildings than 98.7% of all neighborhoods in America.
American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or three. But households in the Roosevelt Ave / Union St neighborhood buck this trend. 54.5% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.9% of U.S. neighborhoods.
In the Roosevelt Ave / Union 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 30.4% of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than we found in 98.8% of American neighborhoods. Get ready to put on your walking shoes if you move here!
Also, if you like to ride the train to work, this neighborhood may be for you. NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 25.1% of the Roosevelt Ave / Union St neighborhood's commuters ride the train to and from work each day, which is more than we found in 96.8% of America's neighborhoods.
Finally, our research revealed that more commuters here take the bus to work (14.5% ride the bus) than 95.1% 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.
The Roosevelt Ave / Union St neighborhood stands out within New York for its college student friendly environment. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood is home to a number of college students, is relatively walkable, and above average in safety. In combination, this makes it stand out for a good place for college students to consider. Because a number of college students live here, this neighborhood may be close to a college campus and offer certain amenities nearby geared towards the student body. While it's not an environment for everyone, ambitious scholars can enjoy seasonal excitement between semesters and school breaks, and parents can rest easy knowing that the area has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 5.2% of college-friendly places to live in NY.
Did you know that the Roosevelt Ave / Union St neighborhood has more Asian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 85.2% of this neighborhood's residents have Asian ancestry.
Roosevelt Ave / Union St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 71.5% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Chinese at home. This is a higher percentage than 100.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Do you like to be surrounded by people from all over the country or world, with different perspectives and life experiences? Or do you instead prefer to be in a neighborhood where most residents have lived there for a long time, creating a sense of cohesiveness? NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood stands out among American neighborhoods for the uniqueness of the mobility of its residents. What is interesting to note, is that the Roosevelt Ave / Union St neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country (73.0%) than are found in 99.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
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 Roosevelt Ave / Union St 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 86.0% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 47.1% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 91.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.
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 Roosevelt Ave / Union St neighborhood, 37.3% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 30.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (18.9%), and 13.6% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
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 Roosevelt Ave / Union St neighborhood is Chinese, spoken by 71.5% of households. Other important languages spoken here include English, Spanish, Korean and Langs. of India.
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 Roosevelt Ave / Union St neighborhood in Queens, NY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian (85.2%). There are also a number of people of South American ancestry (3.7%), and residents who report Puerto Rican roots (2.2%). In addition, 73.0% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
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 Roosevelt Ave / Union St neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (32.9% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.
Here most residents (30.4%) hop out the door and walk to work to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (25.1%) and 16.5% of residents also drive alone in a private automobile for their daily commute. This is a special neighborhood for the number of people who walk to work. Combining exercise, low cost, and reduced pollution, plus the chance to see your neighbors, walking to work is fairly uncommon in America but likely to increase as people try to reduce their dependence on automobiles, and this neighborhood offers that opportunity today.
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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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