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: Real Estate
Do you like a coastal setting? If so, this neighborhood may be to your liking.
The Ave U / 57th St neighborhood is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet.
Often such coastal places have amenities and recreational activities on the waterfront
that are attractive to residents and visitors alike.
In addition to being coastal, Ave U / 57th St is a very nautical neighborhood,
meaning that it is somewhat historic, walkable, densely populated and
on the water. This gives the neighborhood a very nautical feel,
with some seaside and shipping feel, which some may really enjoy the sights
and sounds of.
Notable & Unique: People
In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the
Ave U / 57th St neighborhood stands out as being ranked among
the lowest 0.1% of neighborhoods affected by this global
In addition, Ave U / 57th St has the amazing distinction of housing more same
sex couples living together than 98.7% of neighborhoods
in the U.S. If you are seeking such a neighborhood, NeighborhoodScout's
analysis shows that this is one place that you should consider.
Also, think about the people you know personally. How many of them would
purchase box seats to opening night at the symphony? How many of them
regularly attend gallery openings, or are the first to reserve tickets
to opening night at the ballet? If they're like most of us, they don't
do any of these things. But if you're among an exclusive crowd of wealthy
and refined patrons of the arts, then you'll feel right at home in
the Ave U / 57th St neighborhood: a neighborhood in which more
"urban sophisticates" live than 98.6% of neighborhoods
across the U.S. Here, your neighbors are defined as having urbane
tastes in literature, music, live theatre and the arts. They are wealthy,
educated, travel in style, and live a big city lifestyle whether or
not they live in or near a big city.
In addition to being an excellent choice for urban sophisticates, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for active retirees.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Ave U / 57th St neighborhood has more
Scottish and Yugoslav ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 6.7% of
this neighborhood's residents have Scottish ancestry and 1.3% have Yugoslav ancestry.
Ave U / 57th St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 3.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Vietnamese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 96.8% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
With 2.4% of employed workers living in the
Ave U / 57th St neighborhood active in the military, this neighborhood has
the distinction of having a higher proportion of people in the military
than 97.6% of American neighborhoods. This is a major
shaper of the neighborhood's culture and character.