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: Occupations
More people work in manufacturing and as laborers here in the N 19th Ave / W Lake St
neighborhood than in 99.5% 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.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
In the N 19th Ave / W Lake St neighborhood, carpooling is still a popular
way to get to and from work. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that
28.2% of commuters carpool here, which is more than in
98.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the N 19th Ave / W Lake St neighborhood has more
Mexican ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 67.6% of
this neighborhood's residents have Mexican ancestry.
N 19th Ave / W Lake St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 80.4% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 97.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability
The freedom of moving to new places versus the comfort of home. How much
and how often people move not only can create diverse and worldly neighborhoods,
but simultaneously it can produce a loss of intimacy with one's surroundings
and a lack of connectedness to one's neighbors. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive
research has identified this neighborhood as unique with regard to the
transience of its populace.
What is interesting to note, is that the N 19th Ave / W Lake St
neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country
(46.2%) than are found in 96.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, corner bodegas, stores on the first floor and apartments above, former grand Victorian residences converted into apartments, three-deckers built shoulder-to-shoulder, duplexes. Such building types define the real estate of neighborhoods dominated by small 2, 3, and 4 unit apartment buildings. Many are in older core neighborhoods of Eastern and Midwestern cities, or historic town centers in their hinterlands. If you wax romantic about the look and feel of such neighborhoods, with fresh pizza, falafel and an independent florist at the corner, then you might find the N 19th Ave / W Lake St neighborhood worth a close look. This neighborhood is an absolutely outstanding example of the dominance of small 2, 3, and 4 unit apartment buildings compared to neighborhoods across the nation, as they make up a substantial portion of this neighborhood's real estate stock. In fact, no less than 41.4% of the real estate here is made up of such dwellings, which is higher than 96.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods.