The neighborhood of Throggs Neck is situated in the city of New York, New York.
There are a lot of green spaces to enjoy in Throggs Neck, as well as some areas with a vibrant feel. To be more specific, it is very easy to access parks in the neighborhood, since there are about 20 of them nearby for residents to enjoy, including Ferry Point Park. Furthermore, residents will find that most streets have fairly good tree coverage. Finally, this neighborhood has many areas that are very calm and quiet; however other spots can be noisy, especially around Interstate 295 or Cross Bronx Expressway.
Single detached homes are the main housing type, representing around one quarter of the dwellings in Throggs Neck, while large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and duplexes make up most of the remaining housing stock. This part of the city also has a good selection of housing size options - it is quite easy to find properties ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Roughly 60% of the dwellings in the neighborhood are occupied by home owners whereas the remainder are rented. Most of the housing growth in this neighborhood happened pre-1960.
It is a reasonably short walk to get to both primary and secondary schools from any location in Throggs Neck. Apart from public schools, there are private elementary and secondary schools. With regards to food, it is straightforward to access the closest supermarket by walking in this part of New York in Throggs Neck. Furthermore, there is commonly a restaurant or cafe in close proximity.
No matter the medium of transportation, it is easy to travel in this area. The public transit network in Throggs Neck is quite practical thanks to a few nearby bus lines. Throggs Neck is also quite conducive to walking; running daily errands is easy on foot. This neighborhood is not very bicycling-friendly since bicycle riders are faced with a significant amount of hills, and there are very few bike lanes.