Landlocked home seekers get a refreshing surprise when they learn their dreams of living on the water can be realized, right in their own backyards. In each episode of The Hunt for Waterfront we'll go searching for the best shoreline living the country has to offer. From Wichita, Kansas to Columbus, Ohio, prospective homebuyers will be amazed when they learn that there are loads of waterfront properties for sale within 20 miles of where they currently live.
Runtime: 30 minutes
The Hunt for Waterfront - Hunts Point, Bronx - Netflix
Hunts Point is a neighborhood located on a peninsula in the South Bronx of New York City. It is the location of one of the largest food distribution facilities in the world, the Hunts Point Cooperative Market. The neighborhood is part of Bronx Community District 2. Its boundaries are the Bruckner Expressway to the west and north, the Bronx River to the east, and the East River to the south. Hunts Point Avenue is the primary street through Hunts Point. ZIP codes include 10474. The neighborhood is served by the New York City Police Department's 41st Precinct.
The Hunt for Waterfront - Demographics - Netflix
Based on data from the 2010 United States Census, the population of Hunts Point was 27,204, an increase of 2,062 (8.2%) from the 25,142 counted in 2000. Covering an area of 1,123.99 acres (454.86 ha), the neighborhood had a population density of 24.2 inhabitants per acre (15,500/sq mi; 6,000/km2). The racial makeup of the neighborhood was 1.3% (342) White, 22.2% (6,049) African American, 0.2% (65) Native American, 0.7% (187) Asian, 0.0% (1) Pacific Islander, 0.2% (63) from other races, and 0.7% (192) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 74.6% (20,305) of the population. Hunts Point is a low-income residential neighborhood largely made up of Puerto Ricans, with smaller numbers of African Americans, Dominicans, and Mexicans. Hunts Point has one of the highest concentrations of Hispanics in all of New York City. Almost half of the population lives below the federal poverty line.
The Hunt for Waterfront - References - Netflix