When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing
is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look
the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for
a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups.
This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
More people ride the bus in this neighborhood each day to get to work
than 99.8% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
The W 11Th St / S Westlake Ave neighborhood is very densely populated compared to most U.S. neighborhoods. In fact, with 42,919 persons per square mile in the neighborhood, it is more packed with people than 98.2% of the nation's neighborhoods. Even if you drive or take transit to your place of employment, many
people enjoy being able to walk in their neighborhood. What many people
don't realize is that most of America's premier vacation locations are
also very walkable. The W 11Th St / S Westlake Ave neighborhood is among
the top 5% of American neighborhoods in terms of walkability.
In addition, renter-occupied real estate is dominant in the W 11Th St / S Westlake Ave neighborhood. The percentage of rental real estate here, according to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, is 86.4%, which is higher than 96.1% of the neighborhoods in America. If you were to buy and live in the property you bought here, you would be almost alone in doing so.
Furthermore, the W 11Th St / S Westlake 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 80.9% 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, if you find historic homes and neighborhoods attractive, you love the details, the history, and the charm, then you are sure to be interested in this neighborhood. With 59.0% of the residential real estate in the W 11Th St / S Westlake Ave neighborhood built no later than 1939, and some built considerably earlier, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of historic residences than 95.0% of all neighborhoods in America. In this regard, this neighborhood truly stands out as special.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
From major sales accounts to fast-food workers, sales and service employees
are often the backbone of the local economy. In the W 11Th St / S Westlake Ave
neighborhood, they truly stand out. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis
identifies this neighborhood as having a higher percentage of sales and
service workers than 98.8% of all American neighborhoods.
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 W 11Th St / S Westlake Ave
What is interesting to note, is that the W 11Th St / S Westlake Ave
neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country
(52.3%) than are found in 98.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Car Ownership
American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or
three. But households in the W 11Th St / S Westlake Ave neighborhood buck
29.0% 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: Diversity
Did you know that the W 11Th St / S Westlake Ave neighborhood has more
Mexican ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 58.0% of
this neighborhood's residents have Mexican ancestry.
W 11Th St / S Westlake Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 88.5% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 99.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Length of Commute
Regardless of the means by which residents commute, this neighborhood has
a length of commute that is notable.
Long commutes can be brutal. They take time, money, and energy, leaving less
of you for yourself and your family. The residents of the
W 11Th St / S Westlake Ave neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having,
on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America.
8.4% of commuters here travel more than one hour just one-way
to work. That is more than two hours per day. This percentage with two-hour +
round-trip commutes is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 95.6%
of all neighborhoods in America.