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 Cerritos,
the Norwalk Blvd / 195th St neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: People
Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the
Norwalk Blvd / 195th St neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children
living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation
where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the
Norwalk Blvd / 195th St community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.
In addition, if you're looking for a great spot to raise a family, then look no
further than the Norwalk Blvd / 195th St neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's
analysis found that the combination of good quality public schools,
above-average safety from crime, and a high rate of home ownership in
predominantly single-family homes, help make this neighborhood
among the top 12.1% of family-friendly neighborhoods
across the state of California. In addition, there are a high proportion
of other families with school-aged children living here, making it easy
for parents and their children to socialize and develop a sense of community
support. In addition, families here highly value education, as is reflected
by the strength of the local schools, in part due to the educational
attainment of the parents here, who vote in support of the public schools.
In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates and highly educated executives.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Norwalk Blvd / 195th St neighborhood has more
Asian and Croatian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 57.9% of
this neighborhood's residents have Asian ancestry and 1.3% have Croatian ancestry.
Norwalk Blvd / 195th St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 20.0% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Tagalog, which is the first language of the Philippine region, at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 99.9% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability
Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other
neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live
near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities
of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that
neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research has revealed some interesting
things about the rootedness of people in the Norwalk Blvd / 195th St
More residents of the Norwalk Blvd / 195th St neighborhood live here
today that also were living in this same neighborhood five years ago
than is found in 98.5% of U.S. neighborhoods. This neighborhood
is really made up of people who know each other, don't move often, and
have lived here in this very neighborhood for quite a while.
What is interesting to note, is that the Norwalk Blvd / 195th St
neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country
(47.8%) than are found in 97.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
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 Norwalk Blvd / 195th St neighborhood have a highly unusual car ownership.
Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's
Analysis reveals that 28.0% of the households here have four, five,
or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 95.1% of
the neighborhoods in the nation.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, with a real estate vacancy rate of only 0.0%, the Norwalk Blvd / 195th St neighborhood has a lower vacancy rate than 100.0% of U.S. neighborhoods, a very elite group. Such a low vacancy rate may indicate very strong real estate demand in the neighborhood combined with some impediments to increasing supply, such as zoning or existing density of development, among other potential reasons.