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 Cleveland,
the Elk Ave / E 102nd St neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: People
Single parenting is hard. But you don't have to tell the
Elk Ave / E 102nd St neighborhood about it; they already know. 33.3%
of this neighborhood's households are run by single mothers, which is a
higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.7%
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.
In addition, the Elk Ave / E 102nd St neighborhood stands out for having an
average per capita income lower than 96.2% of the neighborhoods
in the United States.
The Elk Ave / E 102nd St neighborhood also has a greater percentage
of children living in poverty (78.6%) than found in
99.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Children living in poverty
is one of the challenges facing America, and the world, and in this
neighborhood in particular, the problem can be considered acute.
Also, the Elk Ave / E 102nd St neighborhood is unique for having just
4.2% of adults here having earned a bachelor's degree.
This is a lower rate of college graduates than NeighborhoodScout found
in 96.7% of America's neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
Our research shows that more people carpool to work here in the
Elk Ave / E 102nd St (30.3%) than in 99.3% of the
neighborhoods in America.
Also, our research revealed that more commuters here take the bus to work
(20.9% ride the bus) than 97.2% 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: Occupations
Each year, fewer and fewer Americans make their living as farmers, foresters,
or fishers. But the Elk Ave / E 102nd 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 98.3% of all American neighborhoods. This is truly a unique
cultural characteristic of this neighborhood.
Notable & Unique: Car Ownership
Most American households own a car or other vehicle. Many own two cars
or perhaps three. In the United States, it is useful to have an automobile
not only for commuting, but also for shopping and getting to other services
one needs. But NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed that households in
the Elk Ave / E 102nd St neighborhood have a highly unusual car ownership.
44.1% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at
all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in
98.2% of U.S. neighborhoods.