When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing
is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look
the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for
a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups.
This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.
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.
Notable & Unique: People
Single parenting is hard. But you don't have to tell the
Sowinski Ave / E 79th St neighborhood about it; they already know. 25.8%
of this neighborhood's households are run by single mothers, which is a
higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.8%
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.
In addition, the Sowinski Ave / E 79th St neighborhood stands out for having an
average per capita income lower than 98.1% of the neighborhoods
in the United States.
Also, the Sowinski Ave / E 79th St neighborhood is unique for having just
4.6% of adults here having earned a bachelor's degree.
This is a lower rate of college graduates than NeighborhoodScout found
in 96.6% of America's neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Car Ownership
We Americans love our cars. Not only are they a necessity for most Americans
due to the shape of our neighborhoods and the distances between where we
live, work, shop, and go to school, but we also fancy them. As a result,
most households in America have one, two, or three cars. But NeighborhoodScout's
exclusive analysis shows that the Sowinski Ave / E 79th St neighborhood has
a highly unusual pattern of car ownership.
41.8% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at
all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in
98.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, despite all of the residential real estate here in the Sowinski Ave / E 79th St neighborhood, NeighborhoodScout has discovered that much of it is vacant. In resort or second-home vacation areas, this naturally occurs because homes and apartments are seasonally occupied, and empty for a portion of the year. In non-vacation or resort areas, however, this can be an indicator of property abandonment or a weak real estate market. The vacancy rate here is 37.2%, which is higher than 96.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Furthermore, if you love row houses and attached homes, you will probably really like the Sowinski Ave / E 79th St neighborhood. The ambiance, the charm, of row houses is something special. And in sheer abundance of row houses, this neighborhood truly stands out. The real estate here has a higher proportion of row houses and attached homes than nearly any neighborhood in America. In fact, 24.1% of the residential real estate here is classified as row houses and attached homes.