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 Newark,
the Avon Ave / S 10th St neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Avon Ave / S 10th St neighborhood has more
Sub-Saharan African and African ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 18.9% of
this neighborhood's residents have Sub-Saharan African ancestry and 4.3% have African ancestry.
Avon Ave / S 10th St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 13.6% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak African languages at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 99.9% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
In the Avon Ave / S 10th St neighborhood, carpooling is still a popular
way to get to and from work. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that
25.0% of commuters carpool here, which is more than in
97.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Also, our research revealed that more commuters here take the bus to work
(21.9% ride the bus) than 97.4% of all American
neighborhoods. If you like the idea of leaving your car and home and
hopping the bus to work, this might be a good neighborhood for you to
Notable & Unique: People
Single parenting is hard. But you don't have to tell the
Avon Ave / S 10th St neighborhood about it; they already know. 19.4%
of this neighborhood's households are run by single mothers, which is a
higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 96.7%
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.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
If you like crowded places, then you will probably enjoy the Avon Ave / S 10th St neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive data analysis, this neighborhood is more densely populated than 96.4% of neighborhoods in the U.S., with 25,397 people per square mile living here. Even if you drive or take transit to your place of employment, many
people enjoy being able to walk in their neighborhood. What many people
don't realize is that most of America's premier vacation locations are
also very walkable. The Avon Ave / S 10th St neighborhood is among
the top 5% of American neighborhoods in terms of walkability.
In addition, three-deckers, duplexes, old Victorian homes cut up into apartments. Independent stores on the corner selling pizza. These are some of the hallmarks of neighborhoods with lots of small 2, 3, and 4 unit apartment buildings. The Avon Ave / S 10th St neighborhood really stands out in this regard, however, as it is dominated by such small apartment buildings more than nearly any other neighborhood in America. This is a stunning visual and lifestyle example of this type of neighborhood. In fact, 71.5% of the real estate here are small 2, 3, or 4 unit apartment buildings, which is a higher proportion than found in 99.7% of America's neighborhoods.