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: Real Estate
The Westminster Ave / N Harbor Blvd neighborhood is very densely populated compared to most U.S. neighborhoods. In fact, with 32,177 persons per square mile in the neighborhood, it is more packed with people than 97.4% of the nation's neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Westminster Ave / N Harbor Blvd neighborhood has more
Mexican ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 69.1% of
this neighborhood's residents have Mexican ancestry.
Westminster Ave / N Harbor Blvd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 15.5% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Vietnamese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 99.8% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
More people work in manufacturing and as laborers here in the Westminster Ave / N Harbor Blvd
neighborhood than in 97.2% of the neighborhoods in America. Despite
the loss of manufacturing jobs across the nation, this neighborhood remains
a place where, compared to other parts of the country, you will find many
laborers and manufacturers.
Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability
Do you like to be surrounded by people from all over the country or world,
with different perspectives and life experiences? Or do you instead prefer
to be in a neighborhood where most residents have lived there for a long
time, creating a sense of cohesiveness? NeighborhoodScout's analysis
reveals that this neighborhood stands out among American neighborhoods
for the uniqueness of the mobility of its residents.
What is interesting to note, is that the Westminster Ave / N Harbor Blvd
neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country
(47.4%) than are found in 97.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: People
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research revealed that 94.8%
of the adult residents in the Westminster Ave / N Harbor Blvd neighborhood do
not have a 4-year college degree, which is a lower rate of college graduated
adults than found in 95.7% of the neighborhoods in America.
In addition, the Westminster Ave / N Harbor Blvd neighborhood stands out within California
for its college student friendly environment. NeighborhoodScout's analysis
reveals that this neighborhood is home to a number of college students,
is relatively walkable, and above average in safety. In combination, this
makes it stand out for a good place for college students to consider.
Because a number of college students live here, this neighborhood may
be close to a college campus and offer certain amenities nearby geared
towards the student body. While it's not an environment for everyone,
ambitious scholars can enjoy seasonal excitement between semesters and
school breaks, and parents can rest easy knowing that the area has an
above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the
neighborhood is rated among the top 6%
of college-friendly places to live in CA.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
More people ride the bus in this neighborhood each day to get to work
than 95.3% of U.S. neighborhoods.