The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from
its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This
neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as
revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything
from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the W 4th St / Collins St neighborhood has more
Native American ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 5.8% of
this neighborhood's residents have Native American ancestry.
W 4th St / Collins St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.7% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Native American languages at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 97.7% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: People
The W 4th St / Collins St neighborhood is unique for having just
3.8% of adults here having earned a bachelor's degree.
This is a lower rate of college graduates than NeighborhoodScout found
in 97.2% of America's neighborhoods.
In addition, with a nice mix of college students, safety from crime, and decent
walkability, the W 4th St / Collins St neighborhood rates highly
as a college student friendly place to live, and one that college
students and their parents may want to consider. NeighborhoodScout's
analysis shows that it rates more highly for a good place for college
students to live than 89% of the neighborhoods in
IA. This often also means that the area has certain amenities
and services geared towards college students, from undergraduates to
Notable & Unique: Occupations
More people work in manufacturing and as laborers here in the W 4th St / Collins St
neighborhood than in 96.9% of the neighborhoods in America. Despite
the loss of manufacturing jobs across the nation, this neighborhood remains
a place where, compared to other parts of the country, you will find many
laborers and manufacturers.
Furthermore, each year, fewer and fewer Americans make their living as farmers, foresters,
or fishers. But the W 4th St / Collins St neighborhood truly stands
out among U.S. neighborhoods. According to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis,
this neighborhood has a greater proportion of farmers, foresters, or fishers
than 95.7% of all American neighborhoods. This is truly a unique
cultural characteristic of this neighborhood.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
In the W 4th St / Collins St neighborhood, carpooling is still a popular
way to get to and from work. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that
22.3% of commuters carpool here, which is more than in
96.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, if you find historic homes and neighborhoods attractive, you love the details, the history, and the charm, then you are sure to be interested in this neighborhood. With 69.2% of the residential real estate in the W 4th St / Collins St neighborhood built no later than 1939, and some built considerably earlier, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of historic residences than 97.7% of all neighborhoods in America. In this regard, this neighborhood truly stands out as special.