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 Philadelphia,
the S 10th St / Mifflin 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 S 10th St / Mifflin St neighborhood has more
Italian and Canadian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 40.6% of
this neighborhood's residents have Italian ancestry and 1.6% have Canadian ancestry.
S 10th St / Mifflin St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 6.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Italian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 99.7% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
The S 10th St / Mifflin St neighborhood is very densely populated compared to most U.S. neighborhoods. In fact, with 39,554 persons per square mile in the neighborhood, it is more packed with people than 98.0% of the nation's neighborhoods. Being a walkable neighborhood can help increase property values for the simple reason that people enjoy it and value it. To put it plainly, despite our love affair with the automobile, American's enjoy taking to the streets, sidewalks, paths, and courtyards of a place to get a coffee, relax, and take in the sights and sounds. And, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive and first quantitative walkable score index, the S 10th St / Mifflin St neighborhood is one of the most walkable neighborhoods in America.
In addition, if you love row houses and attached homes, you will probably really like the S 10th St / Mifflin St neighborhood. The ambiance, the charm, of row houses is something special. And in shear abundance of row houses, this neighborhood truly stands out. The real estate here has a higher proportion of row houses and attached homes than nearly any neighborhood in America. In fact, 71.4% of the residential real estate here is classified as row houses and attached homes.
Furthermore, 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 76.8% of the residential real estate in the S 10th St / Mifflin St neighborhood built no later than 1939, and some built considerably earlier, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of historic residences than 98.9% of all neighborhoods in America. In this regard, this neighborhood truly stands out as special.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
If your dream is to be able to ride your bike to work each day, look no
further than this unique neighborhood. With 9.8% of residents in
the S 10th St / Mifflin St neighborhood commuting on a bicycle to and
from work daily, this neighborhood has more bicycle commuters than
99.4% of all neighborhoods in the U.S., according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.
Also, our research revealed that more commuters here take the bus to work
(16.9% ride the bus) than 95.6% 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
Finally, if you like to ride the train to work, this neighborhood may be for you.
NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 14.4% of the
S 10th St / Mifflin St neighborhood's commuters ride the train to and from work each
day, which is more than we found in 95.5% of America's
Notable & Unique: People
With more than 1.6% of residents living with a same sex partner,
S 10th St / Mifflin St is truly a neighborhood that stands out from the rest in
this regard. In fact, exclusive analysis by NeighborhoodScout reveals that
this neighborhood has a greater concentration of same sex couples than
95.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.