Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice
is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one
might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether
shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Flint,
the Chambers St / Stonegate Dr neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
There are more people living in the Chambers St / Stonegate Dr neighborhood
employed as sales and service workers (27.3%) than almost any neighborhood
in the country. From fast-food service workers to major sales accounts,
sales and service workers make up the largest proportion of our national
employment picture. But despite that size and importance nationally, this
neighborhood still stands out as unique due to the dominance of people
living here who work in such occupations.
Notable & Unique: People
Single parenting is hard. But you don't have to tell the
Chambers St / Stonegate Dr neighborhood about it; they already know. 56.2%
of this neighborhood's households are run by single mothers, which is a
higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.9%
of American neighborhoods. Further NeighborhoodScout research showed strong
statistical correlations among high rates of children living in single
parent households, and neighborhood crime, particularly violent crime,
neighborhood poverty, and, importantly, the percentage of low weight births
and rates of infant mortality.
In addition, the Chambers St / Stonegate Dr neighborhood stands out for having an
average per capita income lower than 98.6% of the neighborhoods
in the United States.
Also of note, 81.3% of the children in this area
live in poverty; an extraordinarily high percentage compared to other
neighborhoods in the nation. In a nation where approximately one in
four children grows up in poverty, this neighborhood stands out for
the depth of the problem manifested here.
Also, neighborhoodScout's exclusive research revealed that 97.7%
of the adult residents in the Chambers St / Stonegate Dr neighborhood do
not have a 4-year college degree, which is a lower rate of college graduated
adults than found in 98.3% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
More people ride the bus in this neighborhood each day to get to work
than 99.0% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Car Ownership
We Americans love our cars. Not only are they a necessity for most Americans
due to the shape of our neighborhoods and the distances between where we
live, work, shop, and go to school, but we also fancy them. As a result,
most households in America have one, two, or three cars. But NeighborhoodScout's
exclusive analysis shows that the Chambers St / Stonegate Dr neighborhood has
a highly unusual pattern of car ownership.
32.9% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at
all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in
97.2% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Chambers St / Stonegate Dr neighborhood has more
African ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.3% of
this neighborhood's residents have African ancestry.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, 86.2% of the real estate in the Chambers St / Stonegate Dr neighborhood is occupied by renters, which is nearly the highest rate of renter occupancy of any neighborhood in America.