The neighborhood of Hunts Point is located in the city of New York, New York.
No matter what type of character home buyers prefer in a neighborhood, Hunts Point is a reasonably good option. Finding dynamic places in this neighborhood is easy. Even though the nightlife is limited, the streets are often busy with people. Most areas in Hunts Point are reasonably quiet, as there are low levels of noise from traffic - although there are still several louder sections, especially near Sheridan Expressway, Bruckner Expressway or one of the railway lines. This part of New York also features not much greenery; although, it is very easy to reach public green spaces since there are approximately 10 of them nearby for residents to discover.
Most of the housing growth in Hunts Point happened prior to the 1960s. In this neighborhood, most of buildings are large apartment buildings, while the rest are mainly small apartment buildings and duplexes. Renters occupy around 95% of the properties in the neighborhood and 5% are occupied by owners. This part of the city has a variety of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
It is a short walk to get to both primary and secondary schools from anywhere in Hunts Point. Besides public schools, there are private elementary and secondary schools. With respect to food, it is usually practical for house buyers in this part of the city to buy general and specialty groceries by walking. In addition, thanks to 100-odd restaurants and cafes in Hunts Point, there is generally a place to get some food or drink just around the corner. It is also convenient to access a variety of clothing stores on foot, for instance on Hunts Point Avenue.
Hunts Point permits home owners to get around using various methods of transportation. Thanks to a few nearby bus lines, the very good public transit access allows people to get to many destinations without needing a car. It is also straightforward for people walking to get around in this neighborhood; running common errands is very convenient, and a large number of businesses of different types can be found as well. Hunts Point is not very suited for biking since there is a considerable amount of elevation changes, and Hunts Point has a rather poor cycling infrastructure.