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
In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the
Chili Center / Maplewood neighborhood stands out as being ranked among
the lowest 0.1% of neighborhoods affected by this global
In addition, the Chili Center / Maplewood neighborhood is a great option for families,
as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's research on this neighborhood. The
combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied
single family homes, make this neighborhood among the top
9.2% of family-friendly neighborhoods in the
state of New York. Many other families also live here, making
it easy to socialize and develop a sense of community. In addition,
families here highly value education, as is reflected by the strength of
the local schools.
In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
While most Americans do drive to work alone each day, the
Chili Center / Maplewood neighborhood stands out by having 97.5% of commuters
doing so, which is a higher proportion of people driving alone to work
than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.7% of all American
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Chili Center / Maplewood neighborhood has more
Italian and Ukrainian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 24.4% of
this neighborhood's residents have Italian ancestry and 1.9% have Ukrainian ancestry.
Chili Center / Maplewood is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.5% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Hindi, which is the official language of India at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 95.9% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, real estate in the Chili Center / Maplewood neighborhood is almost exclusively owner-occupied. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher rate of owner-occupied housing than is found in 98.4% of U.S. neighborhoods. If you are seeking to rent, this neighborhood may not have many options, but high rates of ownership often indicate stability in a neighborhood.
Furthermore, this Chili Center / Maplewood neighborhood has earned the amazing distinction of having one of the highest rates of detached, single-family homes of any neighborhood in the U.S. With 96.6% of the residential real estate here made up of free-standing single-family homes, there is a greater proportion of single-family homes here than in 95.3% of all neighborhoods in America.