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: Diversity
Did you know that the Hudson Ave / Ave D neighborhood has more
Puerto Rican and Arab ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 40.0% of
this neighborhood's residents have Puerto Rican ancestry and 2.7% have Arab ancestry.
Hudson Ave / Ave D is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.4% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Arabic at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 96.8% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: People
One of the unique characteristics of the Hudson Ave / Ave D
neighborhood revealed by analysis is that the per capita income of
residents here is lower than that found in 97.6% of the neighborhoods
Also of note, 88.8% of the children in this area
live in poverty; an extraordinarily high percentage compared to other
neighborhoods in the nation. In a nation where approximately one in
four children grows up in poverty, this neighborhood stands out for
the depth of the problem manifested here.
In addition, single parenting is hard. But you don't have to tell the
Hudson Ave / Ave D neighborhood about it; they already know. 31.7%
of this neighborhood's households are run by single mothers, which is a
higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.6%
of American neighborhoods. Further NeighborhoodScout research showed strong
statistical correlations among high rates of children living in single
parent households, and neighborhood crime, particularly violent crime,
neighborhood poverty, and, importantly, the percentage of low weight births
and rates of infant mortality.
Also, the Hudson Ave / Ave D neighborhood is unique for having just
5.0% of adults here having earned a bachelor's degree.
This is a lower rate of college graduates than NeighborhoodScout found
in 96.1% of America's neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
More people in Hudson Ave / Ave D choose to walk to work each day
(18.7%) than almost any neighborhood in America. If you are
attracted to the idea of being able to walk to work, this neighborhood
could be a good choice.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, corner bodegas, stores on the first floor and apartments above, former grand Victorian residences converted into apartments, three-deckers built shoulder-to-shoulder, duplexes. Such building types define the real estate of neighborhoods dominated by small 2, 3, and 4 unit apartment buildings. Many are in older core neighborhoods of Eastern and Midwestern cities, or historic town centers in their hinterlands. If you wax romantic about the look and feel of such neighborhoods, with fresh pizza, falafel and an independent florist at the corner, then you might find the Hudson Ave / Ave D neighborhood worth a close look. This neighborhood is an absolutely outstanding example of the dominance of small 2, 3, and 4 unit apartment buildings compared to neighborhoods across the nation, as they make up a substantial portion of this neighborhood's real estate stock. In fact, no less than 34.9% of the real estate here is made up of such dwellings, which is higher than 95.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods.