Mott Haven

Population: 70,301Median home value: $64,148 60 Ranks better than 18% of areas
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A+ Mott Haven Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
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D- Mott Haven Cost of Living Cost of living is 7% lower than New York
Mott Haven
11010% more expensive than the US average
New York
16666% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Mott Haven cost of living
F Mott Haven Crime Total crime is 140% higher than New York
Total crime
4,48563% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 2363% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-6%Year over year crime is down
Mott Haven crime
F Mott Haven Employment Household income is 59% lower than New York
Median household income
$24,83955% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$13,29855% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
7%55% higher than the US average
Mott Haven employment
B Mott Haven Housing Home value is 78% lower than New York
Median home value
$64,14865% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$72324% lower than the US average
Home ownership
5%92% lower than the US average
Mott Haven real estate or Mott Haven rentals
F Mott Haven Schools HS graduation rate is 35% lower than New York
High school grad. rates
54%35% lower than the US average
School test scores
37%24% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
n/aequal to the US average
New York K-12 schools or New York colleges

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I Won't Ever Leave Mott Haven, NYC

Having spent all my life in Mott Haven I can tell you that it is the best neighborhood in the Bronx and I wouldn't want to live anywhere else. When I tell people I live in Mott Haven it is sometimes met with negativity because, let's face it, of all the NYC boroughs the Bronx is far from being the most popular one to live in. Yet after 35 years of living here I have no desire to live anywhere else.

Mott Haven runs from East 149th Street to the Harlem River in the west, Bruckner Expressway on the east end of town and Bronx Kill on the south end of town. We're close to three of the stops on the Metro-North Railroad. From 138th Street you can hop on the 6 train to get around the city.

Though I myself am white, most of my neighbors are African Americans and Puerto Ricans and they couldn't be nicer people. The Bronx gets a reputation for being tough, but just like any other area there are great people living here and horrible people living here.

My apartment is right near St. Mary's Park, which is a great place to get some exercise and fresh air at the same time. Since I'm a history buff I also get a kick out of living near our Historical Districts, which are East Mott Haven and The Bertine Block. I love the brownstones in these neighborhoods and I hope to live in one of them someday.

I love organic foods, so the fact that the first organic market to open in the Bronx opened here in Mott Haven makes me one lucky girl and is one of the reasons I love living here the most. Though Mott Haven is sometimes compared to Paris in terms of artistic cities I have not been to Paris so I can't say if my humble little neighborhood measures up.
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Source: The Mott Haven, New York, NY data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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