Located within New York, United States, the municipality of Inwood is located in the New York - Newark metropolitan area.
Inwood remains relatively quiet, as there are few pedestrians, although there can be more noise for those who are near the railway line.
The sizeable percentage of large apartment buildings in the housing stock of Inwood is an important part of its character. This municipality has quite a good selection of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Roughly 85% of the dwellings in the municipality are occupied by renters and 15% are occupied by owners. Most of the houses available in the housing market in this municipality were built prior to the 1960s, when a large proportion of the housing growth took place.
It is usually feasible for home buyers in Inwood to purchase groceries on foot. Furthermore, those who like to eat in restaurants will have a good number of opportunities, and home buyers can enjoy a few cafes as well. It is also a reasonably short distance to a reasonable selection of clothing stores. With respect to education, primary as well as high schools are very easy to access on foot from most houses for sale in this municipality. At the elementary level, there are both public and private schools.
Active property owners will welcome the quite pedestrian-friendly nature of Inwood; most day-to-day needs are convenient to carry out by walking. Commuting by car is convenient in Inwood. Parking is easy. In contrast, the public transit system in Inwood is not especially practical. Nonetheless, train stations, including the Inwood Station on the Far Rockaway Branch, are ordinarily within walking distance from the greater part of houses in the municipality. Residents are served by a few bus lines, and bus stops are usually nearby.