Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice
is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one
might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether
shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Los Angeles,
the W 3rd St / S La Fayette Park Pl neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
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 W 3rd St / S La Fayette Park Pl
neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country
(68.6%) than are found in 99.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the W 3rd St / S La Fayette Park Pl neighborhood has more
Asian and Romanian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 61.8% of
this neighborhood's residents have Asian ancestry and 1.2% have Romanian ancestry.
W 3rd St / S La Fayette Park Pl is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 35.0% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Korean at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 99.9% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
What you'll find when you visit or move to this neighborhood is one of the most crowded neighborhoods in all of America. With an incredible 65,501 people per square mile, it is more densely populated than 99.2% of America's neighborhoods.
In addition, the W 3rd St / S La Fayette Park Pl 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 99.2% 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.
Furthermore, one of the really unique and interesting things about the look and setting of the W 3rd St / S La Fayette Park Pl neighborhood is that it is almost entirely dominated by large apartment buildings, such as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments. 97.2% 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 99.6% of all neighborhoods in America.
Also of note, renter-occupied real estate is dominant in the W 3rd St / S La Fayette Park Pl neighborhood. The percentage of rental real estate here, according to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, is 90.5%, which is higher than 97.2% 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.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
In the W 3rd St / S La Fayette Park Pl neighborhood, carpooling is still a popular
way to get to and from work. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that
20.8% of commuters carpool here, which is more than in
95.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods.