When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing
is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look
the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for
a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups.
This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.
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
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research revealed that 96.2%
of the adult residents in the W 4th St / Collins St neighborhood do
not have a 4-year college degree, which is a lower rate of college graduated
adults than found in 97.2% of the neighborhoods in America.
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
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research identifies the W 4th St / Collins St
neighborhood as having one of the highest concentrations of people employed
in manufacturing or as laborers of any neighborhood in America. In fact,
despite the loss of manufacturing jobs nationally, this neighborhood has
41.7% of its working residents employed in such fields, which is a
higher proportion than 96.9% of American neighborhoods.
Furthermore, it used to be that most Americans lived on the farm, or otherwise made their
living from the land, the forests, or the sea. With global trade and an
economy increasingly based on providing services to one another, fewer
people farm, fish or harvest timber now than at any time in American history.
But according to NeighborhoodScout's leading analysis, the
W 4th St / Collins St neighborhood stands apart from most American neighborhood due
to the proportion of its residents still working in these fields. With 4.4%
of the workforce so employed, this neighborhood has a greater concentration
of such workers than 95.7% of U.S. neighborhoods.
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.