320 E 159th St

This Property At A Glance

Elevator Building

This is an Elevator Building.

In Melrose

320 E 159th St is located in Melrose, a neighborhood in Other.

Tree-Lined Streets

There are 182 street trees within a block of 320 E 159th St.

320 E 159th St is a 5-floor, 80-unit Elevator Building in Bronx's Melrose.

If you live at or are thinking of moving to 320 E 159th St, you'll want to carefully examine the 204 problems and violations we've detected in this property's records. In addition, residents filed 12 noise complaints, 13 filth complaints, and 9 street quality complaints.

As for neighborhood change, records show 1 demolition and 2 new building developments in the area within the past year.

As for the demographics around 320 E 159th St, the median age is 28, 31% of residents are married, and 48% of residents have at least one child. The median individual full-time income is about $32,592 and about 7% of adults here have a bachelor's degree or higher. Registered voters in this building are 98% Democrat.

This address is zoned for New York City Public Schools, which is rated below average overall. You can see individual ratings and program information on nearby schools like Ps 35 Franz Siegel, Bronx School For Law Government And Justice, and Bronx School For Law Government And Justice in the report below.

Regarding weather, the average summer temperature is 77.4°F, while the average winter temperature is 32.9°F. The average annual rainfall is 44.7 inches and the average annual snowfall is 26.9 inches.

Building

Building Type
Elevator
Unit Count
80
Floor Count
5

Complaints and Violations

Violations data comes from NYC HPD (Housing Preservation and Development) and is collected via NYC 311.
The total number of problems reported for is
115
Problems

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The total number of historical violations for is
89
Violations

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Financial

Value Estimate*

$240,000
$144,000
$336,000
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Cost of living

National Average

Overall costs

47% lower than the national average

Housing costs

47% lower than the national average

Food & Beverage costs

43% lower than the national average

Transportation costs

49% lower than the national average

Apparel costs

46% lower than the national average

Entertainment costs

49% lower than the national average

Utility costs

40% lower than the national average

Healthcare costs

41% lower than the national average

Insurance costs

55% lower than the national average

Tobacco costs

32% lower than the national average

Income

The median household income in this area is
$22,936
Per year
The median full-time individual income in this area is
$32,592
Per year

Rent vs. Own

The percent of households occupied by renters is
95%
The percent of households occupied by owners is
4%

Tax Information

The sales tax rate in this area is
9.0%
The average annual property tax in this area is
$3,162

Recent Sales Nearby

$439,000
Thursday, November 10 2016
0.03 miles away
Lot Size: 0.06 acres
$435,000
Friday, February 17 2017
0.24 miles away
Lot Size: 0.04 acres
$375,000
Thursday, December 01 2016
0.28 miles away
Lot Size: 0.06 acres
$290,000
Tuesday, December 13 2016
0.31 miles away
Build Year: 2006
Lot Size: 0.34 acres
$700,000
Wednesday, December 07 2016
0.35 miles away
Build Year: 2006
Lot Size: 0.04 acres
$875,000
Thursday, November 17 2016
0.14 miles away
Lot Size: 0.08 acres
$270,000
Friday, December 09 2016
Build Year: 2008
Lot Size: 0.51 acres
$205,000
Tuesday, April 11 2017
0.31 miles away
Lot Size: 0.34 acres
$260,000
Wednesday, March 08 2017
0.35 miles away
Build Year: 1994
$385,000
Friday, April 21 2017

Transportation

Subway Access

No subway entrances within 8 blocks

Commute Stats

The common time to leave for work in this neighborhood is
8:00 AM to 8:29 AM
The most common way to commute in this neighborhood is
Subway
The percent of households with at least one car in this area is
23%

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Local Quality

Local Quality at a Glance

Incident data comes from NYC 311. To report complaints or learn more about NYC 311 visit here
There were
12
noise complaints in the last year within a block
There were
13
filth complaints in the last year within a block
There were
9
street complaints in the last year within a block

Rodent Sightings

11 rodent sightings reported within a block of

11 rodent sightings is typical around buildings in Bronx

Street Trees

182 street trees within a block of

63 street trees is typical around buildings in Bronx

School

School District

This property is zoned for
NEW YORK CITY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
This school district has
1,880
schools
There are
1,038,001
students enrolled in this district

Elementary Schools Near

PS MS 29 MELROSE SCHOOL
0.1 mile away
PS MS 31 THE WILLIAM LLOYD GARRISON
0.2 mile away
PS 35 FRANZ SIEGEL
0.3 mile away
PERFORMANCE SCHOOL
0.3 mile away

Middle Schools Near

PS MS 29 MELROSE SCHOOL
0.1 mile away
PS MS 31 THE WILLIAM LLOYD GARRISON
0.2 mile away
JHS 151 LOU GEHRIG
0.3 mile away
BRONX SCHOOL FOR LAW GOVERNMENT AND JUSTICE
0.3 mile away

High Schools Near

BRONX SCHOOL FOR LAW GOVERNMENT AND JUSTICE
0.3 mile away
BRONX LEADERSHIP ACADEMY II HIGH SCHOOL
0.3 mile away
NEW EXPLORERS HIGH SCHOOL
0.3 mile away
URBAN ASSEMBLY SCHOOL FOR CAREERS IN SPORTS
0.3 mile away

Construction

There have been
0
construction projects in this building since 2003
There have been
0
scaffolds installed in the last 90 days within 5 blocks
There has been
1
demolition in the last year within 8 blocks
There have been
2
new buildings in the last year within 8 blocks

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Demographics

Census at a Glance

The median age is
29
Years Old

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Is the neighborhood around this building filled with the post-college party crowd, overrun with young parents and strollers, or more senior-friendly? Is it a wealthier area, an up-and-coming neighborhood, or a bit on the grittier side?

The most common education level in this area is
Some College
Households with children are
48%
of all households in this area
The percent of people in this area who are married is
31%

Political

This Building is
98%
registered Democrat

Weather & Natural Disasters

Weather

The average temperature in this area during the winter is
33°F
The average temperature in this area during the summer is
77°F
The average rainfall in this area is
45
inches annually
The average snow in this area is
27
inches annually

Current Air Quality

100
0

Air Quality Index

57
Moderate air quality
Updated 05/28/17 12:56AM
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Children under the age of 14

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Sports and Recreation

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Health and Safety

Exposure to air hazards is dangerous for people with health sensitivities, so it is important to monitor air quality at this time

Indoor Considerations

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Natural Disasters

Risk of storms
in this area is
mild
Risk of earthquakes
in this area is
mild
Risk of hurricanes
in this area is
mild
Risk of tornadoes
in this area is
low
Risk of hailstorms
in this area is
mild
Risk of windstorms
in this area is
high