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 Boulder St / N Soto St neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Boulder St / N Soto St neighborhood has more
Mexican ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 88.3% of
this neighborhood's residents have Mexican ancestry.
Boulder St / N Soto St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 93.6% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 99.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability
Do you like to be surrounded by people from all over the country or world,
with different perspectives and life experiences? Or do you instead prefer
to be in a neighborhood where most residents have lived there for a long
time, creating a sense of cohesiveness? NeighborhoodScout's analysis
reveals that this neighborhood stands out among American neighborhoods
for the uniqueness of the mobility of its residents.
What is interesting to note, is that the Boulder St / N Soto St
neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country
(57.3%) than are found in 98.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
The Boulder St / N Soto St neighborhood is very densely populated compared to most U.S. neighborhoods. In fact, with 32,278 persons per square mile in the neighborhood, it is more packed with people than 97.4% of the nation's neighborhoods. Being a walkable neighborhood can help increase property values for the simple reason that people enjoy it and value it. To put it plainly, despite our love affair with the automobile, American's enjoy taking to the streets, sidewalks, paths, and courtyards of a place to get a coffee, relax, and take in the sights and sounds. And, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive and first quantitative walkable score index, the Boulder St / N Soto St neighborhood is one of the most walkable neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
More people ride the bus in this neighborhood each day to get to work
than 97.9% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Also, our research shows that more people carpool to work here in the
Boulder St / N Soto St (21.4%) than in 96.2% of the
neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research identifies the Boulder St / N Soto St
neighborhood as having one of the highest concentrations of people employed
in manufacturing or as laborers of any neighborhood in America. In fact,
despite the loss of manufacturing jobs nationally, this neighborhood has
41.1% of its working residents employed in such fields, which is a
higher proportion than 96.6% of American neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: People
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research revealed that 95.1%
of the adult residents in the Boulder St / N Soto St neighborhood do
not have a 4-year college degree, which is a lower rate of college graduated
adults than found in 96.2% of the neighborhoods in America.
In addition, with a nice mix of college students, safety from crime, and decent
walkability, the Boulder St / N Soto St neighborhood rates highly
as a college student friendly place to live, and one that college
students and their parents may want to consider. NeighborhoodScout's
analysis shows that it rates more highly for a good place for college
students to live than 86% of the neighborhoods in
CA. This often also means that the area has certain amenities
and services geared towards college students, from undergraduates to