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: Diversity
Did you know that the N Glendale Ave / E Wilson Ave neighborhood has more
Armenian and Iranian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 62.2% of
this neighborhood's residents have Armenian ancestry and 1.5% have Iranian ancestry.
N Glendale Ave / E Wilson Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 6.5% 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 98.7% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability
The freedom of moving to new places versus the comfort of home. How much
and how often people move not only can create diverse and worldly neighborhoods,
but simultaneously it can produce a loss of intimacy with one's surroundings
and a lack of connectedness to one's neighbors. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive
research has identified this neighborhood as unique with regard to the
transience of its populace.
What is interesting to note, is that the N Glendale Ave / E Wilson Ave
neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country
(75.2%) than are found in 99.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
The N Glendale Ave / E Wilson Ave neighborhood is very densely populated compared to most U.S. neighborhoods. In fact, with 39,071 persons per square mile in the neighborhood, it is more packed with people than 98.0% of the nation's neighborhoods.
In addition, one of the really unique and interesting things about the look and setting of the N Glendale Ave / E Wilson Ave neighborhood is that it is almost entirely dominated by large apartment buildings, such as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments. 81.6% of the residential real estate here is classified as such. This puts this neighborhood on the map as having a higher proportion of large apartment buildings than 97.5% of all neighborhoods in America.
Furthermore, the N Glendale Ave / E Wilson 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 85.4% 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.
Also of note, 87.1% of the real estate in the N Glendale Ave / E Wilson Ave neighborhood is occupied by renters, which is nearly the highest rate of renter occupancy of any neighborhood in America.
Notable & Unique: People
One of the really interesting characteristics about the
N Glendale Ave / E Wilson Ave neighborhood is that, according to NeighborhoodScout's
exclusive research, it is an excellent choice in which to reside for
college students. Due to its popularity among college students who
already choose to live here, its walkability, and its above average
safety from crime, the neighborhood is ideal for prospective or
already-enrolled college students. Between semesters and during
school breaks, you'll notice that the excitement here fluctuates with
the college seasons. Despite the excitement however, parents of college-age
children can rest easy knowing that this
neighborhood has an above average safety rating. For each of these
reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the
top 2.9% of college-friendly places to live in
the state of California.