Los Angeles, CA (W 3rd St / Union Pl)




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About Los Angeles, CA (W 3rd St / Union Pl)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

W 3rd St / Union Pl real estate is primarily composed of apartments and renters, so no median house value data are available. The average rental price in W 3rd St / Union Pl is currently $931, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 95.7% of California neighborhoods.

W 3rd St / Union Pl is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Los Angeles, California.

W 3rd St / Union Pl real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the W 3rd St / Union Pl neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 8.4% in W 3rd St / Union Pl. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 54.4% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

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 get around.

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

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 90,112 people per square mile, it is more densely populated than 99.6% of America's neighborhoods.

In addition, 100.0% of the real estate in the W 3rd St / Union Pl neighborhood is occupied by renters, which is nearly the highest rate of renter occupancy of any neighborhood in America.

Furthermore, the W 3rd St / Union 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 93.7% 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, the real estate in the W 3rd St / Union Pl neighborhood really stands out in the way it looks for a unique reason: this neighborhood has a higher proportion of apartment complexes or high-rise apartments than nearly every neighborhood in the country. Most neighborhoods are a mixture of real estate and housing types, but here it is almost entirely dominated by big apartment buildings and complexes. In fact, 91.9% of the real estate here is classified as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments, which is more than is found in 98.8% of American neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Significantly, 78.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 98.4% of all U.S. 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 3rd St / Union Pl neighborhood. What is interesting to note, is that the W 3rd St / Union Pl neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country (51.5%) than are found in 98.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: People

The W 3rd St / Union Pl neighborhood stands out for having an average per capita income lower than 97.8% of the neighborhoods in the United States. Also of note, 69.5% 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: Car Ownership

Most American households own a car or other vehicle. Many own two cars or perhaps three. In the United States, it is useful to have an automobile not only for commuting, but also for shopping and getting to other services one needs. But NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed that households in the W 3rd St / Union Pl neighborhood have a highly unusual car ownership. 35.1% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.4% of U.S. neighborhoods.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the W 3rd St / Union Pl neighborhood in Los Angeles are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 97.8% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 69.5% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 97.9% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the W 3rd St / Union Pl neighborhood, 36.5% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 32.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (18.1%), and 12.4% in executive, management, and professional occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.

In the W 3rd St / Union Pl neighborhood in Los Angeles, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (36.1%). There are also a number of people of Asian ancestry (5.0%), and residents who report South American roots (3.3%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (2.6%), along with some Spanish ancestry residents (1.9%), among others. In addition, 51.5% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the W 3rd St / Union Pl neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 78.2% of households. Some people also speak English (17.1%).

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in W 3rd St / Union Pl neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (46.2% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (42.5%) ride the bus to get to work. In addition, quite a number also drive alone in a private automobile to get to work (36.5%) and 12.3% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors for their daily commute. The bus provides a valuable service in the W 3rd St / Union Pl neighborhood of Los Angeles by getting a lot of residents to and from work daily, reducing the costs of commuting and reducing some congestion on the roads as well.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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W 3rd St / Union Pl 0.101011101001110
Los Angeles 0.101011101001110
California 4.26
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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W 3rd St / Union Pl 0.101011101001110
Los Angeles 0.101011101001110
California 26.18
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Crimes Per Square Mile

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W 3rd St / Union Pl 0.101011101001110
Los Angeles 0.101011101001110
California 90

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

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School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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Neighborhood Educational Environment

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District Quality Compared to California

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Better than of CA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

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