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
E Olive Ave / N Cedar Ave neighborhood stands apart from most American neighborhood due
to the proportion of its residents still working in these fields. With 21.9%
of the workforce so employed, this neighborhood has a greater concentration
of such workers than 99.7% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: People
The E Olive Ave / N Cedar Ave neighborhood is unique for having just
2.3% of adults here having earned a bachelor's degree.
This is a lower rate of college graduates than NeighborhoodScout found
in 98.5% of America's neighborhoods.
In addition, the E Olive Ave / N Cedar Ave neighborhood stands out for having an
average per capita income lower than 95.2% of the neighborhoods
in the United States.
Also of note, 72.3% 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.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
Our research shows that more people carpool to work here in the
E Olive Ave / N Cedar Ave (23.9%) than in 97.8% of the
neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the E Olive Ave / N Cedar Ave neighborhood has more
Mexican and Asian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 64.7% of
this neighborhood's residents have Mexican ancestry and 25.8% have Asian ancestry.
E Olive Ave / N Cedar Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.5% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Mon-Khmer, which is the dominant language of Cambodia, at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 99.4% 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 E Olive Ave / N Cedar Ave
What is interesting to note, is that the E Olive Ave / N Cedar Ave
neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country
(42.8%) than are found in 95.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, 85.7% of the real estate in the E Olive Ave / N Cedar Ave neighborhood is occupied by renters, which is nearly the highest rate of renter occupancy of any neighborhood in America.
Furthermore, three-deckers, duplexes, old Victorian homes cut up into apartments. Independent stores on the corner selling pizza. These are some of the hallmarks of neighborhoods with lots of small 2, 3, and 4 unit apartment buildings. The E Olive Ave / N Cedar Ave neighborhood really stands out in this regard, however, as it is dominated by such small apartment buildings more than nearly any other neighborhood in America. This is a stunning visual and lifestyle example of this type of neighborhood. In fact, 36.9% of the real estate here are small 2, 3, or 4 unit apartment buildings, which is a higher proportion than found in 95.7% of America's neighborhoods.