Yonkers, NY (S Broadway / Highland Ave)




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About Yonkers, NY (S Broadway / Highland Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

S Broadway / Highland Ave median real estate price is $312,136, which is less expensive than 56.5% of New York neighborhoods and 56.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in S Broadway / Highland Ave is currently $1,311, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 56.7% of New York neighborhoods.

S Broadway / Highland Ave is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Yonkers, New York.

S Broadway / Highland Ave 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 renter occupied. Many of the residences in the S Broadway / Highland 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 1940 and 1969.

S Broadway / Highland Ave has a 13.7% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 70.1% of American neighborhoods). Most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This could either signal that there is a weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood or that large amount of new housing has been built and not yet occupied. Either way, if you live here, you may find many of the homes or apartments are empty.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

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 get around.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the S Broadway / Highland Ave neighborhood has more Dominican and Jamaican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 32.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Dominican ancestry and 5.2% have Jamaican ancestry.

S Broadway / Highland Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 75.5% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 98.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

More people ride the bus in this neighborhood each day to get to work than 99.5% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Also, in the S Broadway / Highland Ave 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 12.5% of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than we found in 95.4% of American neighborhoods. Get ready to put on your walking shoes if you move here!

Notable & Unique: Car Ownership

Most American households own a car or other vehicle. Many own two cars or perhaps three. In the United States, it is useful to have an automobile not only for commuting, but also for shopping and getting to other services one needs. But NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed that households in the S Broadway / Highland Ave neighborhood have a highly unusual car ownership. 57.5% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.0% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

The S Broadway / Highland Ave neighborhood is very densely populated compared to most U.S. neighborhoods. In fact, with 48,768 persons per square mile in the neighborhood, it is more packed with people than 98.5% of the nation's neighborhoods. Even if you drive or take transit to your place of employment, many people enjoy being able to walk in their neighborhood. What many people don't realize is that most of America's premier vacation locations are also very walkable. The S Broadway / Highland Ave neighborhood is among the top 5% of American neighborhoods in terms of walkability.

In addition, renter-occupied real estate is dominant in the S Broadway / Highland Ave neighborhood. The percentage of rental real estate here, according to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, is 93.1%, which is higher than 97.8% of the neighborhoods in America. If you were to buy and live in the property you bought here, you would be almost alone in doing so.

Furthermore, one of the really unique and interesting things about the look and setting of the S Broadway / Highland Ave neighborhood is that it is almost entirely dominated by large apartment buildings, such as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments. 80.2% 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 97.3% of all neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

From major sales accounts to fast-food workers, sales and service employees are often the backbone of the local economy. In the S Broadway / Highland Ave neighborhood, they truly stand out. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis identifies this neighborhood as having a higher percentage of sales and service workers than 97.8% of all American neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: People

Single parenting is hard. But you don't have to tell the S Broadway / Highland Ave neighborhood about it; they already know. 22.5% of this neighborhood's households are run by single mothers, which is a higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.6% 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.

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. What is interesting to note, is that the S Broadway / Highland Ave neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country (48.7%) than are found in 97.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.

The neighbors in the S Broadway / Highland Ave neighborhood in Yonkers are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 81.3% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 48.3% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 89.5% of U.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 S Broadway / Highland Ave neighborhood, 46.6% 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 manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 34.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (12.8%), and 6.1% in clerical, assistant, and tech support 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 S Broadway / Highland Ave neighborhood in Yonkers, NY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Dominican (32.1%). There are also a number of people of Mexican ancestry (31.0%), and residents who report Puerto Rican roots (6.1%), and some of the residents are also of Jamaican ancestry (5.2%), along with some Irish ancestry residents (2.7%), among others. In addition, 48.7% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the S Broadway / Highland Ave neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 75.5% of households. Some people also speak English (22.1%).

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in S Broadway / Highland Ave neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (38.6% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (36.4%) ride the bus to get to work. In addition, quite a number also drive alone in a private automobile to get to work (29.0%) and 13.0% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors for their daily commute. The bus provides a valuable service in the S Broadway / Highland Ave neighborhood of Yonkers 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. 3 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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S Broadway / Highland Ave 0.101011101001110
Yonkers 0.101011101001110
New York State 3.80
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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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S Broadway / Highland Ave 0.101011101001110
Yonkers 0.101011101001110
New York State 16.04
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Crimes Per Square Mile

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S Broadway / Highland Ave 0.101011101001110
Yonkers 0.101011101001110
New York State 41

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 8 Condition Alerts found.

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School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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YONKERS CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT


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Better than of NY school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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

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