When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing
is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look
the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for
a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups.
This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Southgate Ave / Park Plaza Dr neighborhood has more
Asian and Arab ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 56.1% of
this neighborhood's residents have Asian ancestry and 3.4% have Arab ancestry.
Southgate Ave / Park Plaza Dr is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 30.2% 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 Southgate Ave / Park Plaza Dr
What is interesting to note, is that the Southgate Ave / Park Plaza Dr
neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country
(57.8%) than are found in 99.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
The Southgate Ave / Park Plaza Dr neighborhood is very densely populated compared to most U.S. neighborhoods. In fact, with 30,628 persons per square mile in the neighborhood, it is more packed with people than 97.2% of the nation's neighborhoods.
In addition, the Southgate Ave / Park Plaza Dr neighborhood is very unique in that it has one of the highest proportions of one, two, or no bedroom real estate of any neighborhood in America. Most neighborhoods have a mixture of home or apartment sizes from small to large, but here the concentration of studios and other small living spaces is at near-record heights. With 95.1% of the real estate here of this small size, this most assuredly is a notable feature that makes this neighborhood unique, along with just a handful of other neighborhoods in the U.S. that share this characteristic.
Furthermore, 97.4% of the real estate in the Southgate Ave / Park Plaza Dr neighborhood is occupied by renters, which is nearly the highest rate of renter occupancy of any neighborhood in America.
Also of note, the real estate in the Southgate Ave / Park Plaza Dr neighborhood really stands out in the way it looks for a unique reason: this neighborhood has a higher proportion of apartment complexes or high-rise apartments than nearly every neighborhood in the country. Most neighborhoods are a mixture of real estate and housing types, but here it is almost entirely dominated by big apartment buildings and complexes. In fact, 86.4% of the real estate here is classified as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments, which is more than is found in 98.1% of American neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: People
NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the Southgate Ave / Park Plaza Dr
neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled
in college than 96.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With
16.1% of the population here attending college, this is very
much a college-focused neighborhood.
In addition, with a nice mix of college students, safety from crime, and decent
walkability, the Southgate Ave / Park Plaza Dr neighborhood rates highly
as a college student friendly place to live, and one that college
students and their parents may want to consider. NeighborhoodScout's
analysis shows that it rates more highly for a good place for college
students to live than 88% of the neighborhoods in
CA. This often also means that the area has certain amenities
and services geared towards college students, from undergraduates to
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
If you like to ride the train to work, this neighborhood may be for you.
NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 16.7% of the
Southgate Ave / Park Plaza Dr neighborhood's commuters ride the train to and from work each
day, which is more than we found in 95.9% of America's
Notable & Unique: Car Ownership
American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or
three. But households in the Southgate Ave / Park Plaza Dr neighborhood buck
24.0% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at
all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in
95.6% of U.S. neighborhoods.