Los Angeles, CA (W 5th St / S Normandie Ave)




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About Los Angeles, CA (W 5th St / S Normandie Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

W 5th St / S Normandie Ave median real estate price is $330,950, which is less expensive than 76.4% of California neighborhoods and 76.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in W 5th St / S Normandie Ave is currently $1,491, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 64.1% of California neighborhoods.

W 5th St / S Normandie Ave is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Los Angeles, California.

W 5th St / S Normandie Ave real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the W 5th St / S Normandie Ave neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 8.3% in W 5th St / S Normandie Ave. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 55.0% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

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 5th St / S Normandie Ave neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

One of the really unique and interesting things about the look and setting of the W 5th St / S Normandie Ave neighborhood is that it is almost entirely dominated by large apartment buildings, such as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments. 100.0% 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 100.0% of all neighborhoods in America.

In addition, the W 5th St / S Normandie 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 96.9% 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.

Furthermore, renter-occupied real estate is dominant in the W 5th St / S Normandie Ave neighborhood. The percentage of rental real estate here, according to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, is 93.1%, which is higher than 97.8% 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.

Also of note, the W 5th St / S Normandie Ave neighborhood is very densely populated compared to most U.S. neighborhoods. In fact, with 33,364 persons per square mile in the neighborhood, it is more packed with people than 97.5% 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 5th St / S Normandie Ave neighborhood is among the top 5% of American neighborhoods in terms of walkability.

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 5th St / S Normandie Ave neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country (62.9%) than are found in 99.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the W 5th St / S Normandie Ave neighborhood has more Asian and Iranian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 46.4% of this neighborhood's residents have Asian ancestry and 0.7% have Iranian ancestry.

W 5th St / S Normandie Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 30.5% 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 100.0% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: People

The types of households in a neighborhood can tell a lot about the character and lifestyle of those living here. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood, above nearly every neighborhood in America, has a greater percentage of its residents living alone: 50.5%. This is a higher percent living alone than we found in 97.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Often residents who live alone are new arrivals to an area who are single, and often senior citizens who have lost a spouse.

In addition, of note, 60.5% 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: Modes of Transportation

More people ride the bus in this neighborhood each day to get to work than 96.5% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Also, a unique way of commuting is simply not to. And in the W 5th St / S Normandie Ave neighborhood, analysis shows that 11.5% of the residents work from home, avoiding a commute altogether. This may not seem like a large number, but it is a higher proportion of people working from home than is found in 95.6% of the neighborhoods in the United States. One thing NeighborhoodScout's research reveals is that the wealthier and/or more isolated the neighborhood, the greater the proportion of residents who choose to work from home.


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 5th St / S Normandie Ave neighborhood in Los Angeles are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 81.2% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 60.5% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 95.4% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the W 5th St / S Normandie Ave neighborhood, 37.7% 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 executive, management, and professional occupations, with 32.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (16.5%), and 13.6% in manufacturing and laborer 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 5th St / S Normandie Ave neighborhood in Los Angeles, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian (46.4%). There are also a number of people of Mexican ancestry (20.9%), and residents who report Irish roots (3.4%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (1.5%), along with some Native American ancestry residents (1.5%), among others. In addition, 62.9% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the W 5th St / S Normandie Ave neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 32.3% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Korean, English, Tagalog (the first language of the Philippine region) and South Asian languages.

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in W 5th St / S Normandie Ave neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (34.4% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (63.6%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also ride the bus to get to work (18.8%) and 10.0% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors for their daily commute. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

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Los Angeles 0.101011101001110
California 4.26
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Los Angeles 0.101011101001110
California 26.18
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Los Angeles 0.101011101001110
California 90

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

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Better than of CA 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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