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: People
The E Belmont Ave / N Van Ness Ave neighborhood stands out for having an
average per capita income lower than 99.4% of the neighborhoods
in the United States.
The E Belmont Ave / N Van Ness Ave neighborhood also has a greater percentage
of children living in poverty (82.7%) than found in
99.4% 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.
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 7.9% of residents in
the E Belmont Ave / N Van Ness Ave neighborhood commuting on a bicycle to and
from work daily, this neighborhood has more bicycle commuters than
98.9% of all neighborhoods in the U.S., according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.
Also, in the E Belmont Ave / N Van Ness Ave neighborhood, carpooling is still a popular
way to get to and from work. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that
23.6% of commuters carpool here, which is more than in
97.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
Each year, fewer and fewer Americans make their living as farmers, foresters,
or fishers. But the E Belmont Ave / N Van Ness Ave 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 97.9% of all American neighborhoods. This is truly a unique
cultural characteristic of this neighborhood.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the E Belmont Ave / N Van Ness Ave neighborhood has more
Mexican and Arab ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 65.3% of
this neighborhood's residents have Mexican ancestry and 2.7% have Arab ancestry.
E Belmont Ave / N Van Ness Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.9% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Arabic at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 97.6% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 E Belmont Ave / N Van Ness Ave neighborhood have a highly unusual car ownership.
29.3% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at
all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in
96.6% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, 89.5% of the real estate in the E Belmont Ave / N Van Ness Ave neighborhood is occupied by renters, which is nearly the highest rate of renter occupancy of any neighborhood in America.
Furthermore, the E Belmont Ave / N Van Ness Ave 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 81.4% 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.