3.5 out of 10


Ranked 46th best neighborhood in The Bronx
40.8268149411123 -73.8676254910855
Great for
  • Public Transport
  • Parks & Recreation
  • Internet Access
  • Shopping Options
  • Cost of Living
Not great for
  • Clean & Green
  • Safe & Sound
  • Pest Free
  • Lack of Traffic
  • Gym & Fitness
Who lives here?
  • Professionals
  • Families with kids
  • Singles
  • Retirees



"Why would you come here if you didn't have to?"

This is one of many low income neighborhoods in the South Bronx – it’s certainly not recommended for tourists, and I wouldn’t recommend moving here if it can be helped. The neighborhood has had its share of drug and gang problems resulting in crime and violence. This neighborhood was recently heralded as the murder capital of the city, and even more recently as the neighborhood most likely to steal your car. Of course, like in most parts of the city, crime is on the decline (though with this current recession who knows how long that downshift will last).
2/5 rating details
  • Neighborly Spirit 2/5
  • Safe & Sound 1/5
  • Clean & Green 1/5
  • Pest Free 1/5
  • Peace & Quiet 2/5
  • Eating Out 3/5
  • Nightlife 2/5
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
  • Shopping Options 5/5
  • Gym & Fitness 1/5
  • Internet Access 5/5
  • Lack of Traffic 1/5
  • Cost of Living 5/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 5/5
  • Public Transport 5/5
  • Medical Facilities 1/5
  • Schools 3/5
  • Childcare 1/5

"No a perfect place to raise a family"

The block that I lived on was a very quiet block with lovely homes, but the surrounding area was not great. Right around the corner from where I lived sat the soundview projects, which were horrible. Not a place that you wanted to walk around at night. For example, one night my girlfriend and I walked to the store and as soon as were rounded the corner a gun fight broke out and we had to run for our lives. But over all we were satisfied with the block that we lived on which was Commonwealth street.
Recommended for
  • Professionals

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