The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from
its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This
neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as
revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything
from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people
Notable & Unique: Occupations
It used to be that most Americans lived on the farm, or otherwise made their
living from the land, the forests, or the sea. With global trade and an
economy increasingly based on providing services to one another, fewer
people farm, fish or harvest timber now than at any time in American history.
But according to NeighborhoodScout's leading analysis, the
S 1st St / Ventura St neighborhood stands apart from most American neighborhood due
to the proportion of its residents still working in these fields. With 25.1%
of the workforce so employed, this neighborhood has a greater concentration
of such workers than 99.8% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
In the S 1st St / Ventura St neighborhood, carpooling is still a popular
way to get to and from work. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that
31.9% of commuters carpool here, which is more than in
99.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: People
Single parenting is hard. But you don't have to tell the
S 1st St / Ventura St neighborhood about it; they already know. 23.9%
of this neighborhood's households are run by single mothers, which is a
higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.2%
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 S 1st St / Ventura St neighborhood stands out for having an
average per capita income lower than 97.2% of the neighborhoods
in the United States.
Also of note, 64.7% of the children in this area
live in poverty; an extraordinarily high percentage compared to other
neighborhoods in the nation. In a nation where approximately one in
four children grows up in poverty, this neighborhood stands out for
the depth of the problem manifested here.
Also, the S 1st St / Ventura St neighborhood is unique for having just
5.1% of adults here having earned a bachelor's degree.
This is a lower rate of college graduates than NeighborhoodScout found
in 95.9% of America's neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the S 1st St / Ventura St neighborhood has more
Mexican ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 69.3% of
this neighborhood's residents have Mexican ancestry.
S 1st St / Ventura St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.3% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Native American languages at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 96.1% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, 83.2% of the real estate in the S 1st St / Ventura St neighborhood is occupied by renters, which is nearly the highest rate of renter occupancy of any neighborhood in America.