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
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
Our research revealed that more commuters here take the bus to work
(30.9% ride the bus) than 99.1% of all American
neighborhoods. If you like the idea of leaving your car and home and
hopping the bus to work, this might be a good neighborhood for you to
Also, would you like to be able to ride your bike to work? If you are attracted
to the idea of getting a little exercise of the two-wheeled type while
reducing your carbon footprint, bicycling to work might be the answer.
But which neighborhood you live in can make this either impossible, or
alternatively, a great and realistic option. NeighborhoodScout's analysis
revealed that the S Burlington Ave / W Pico Blvd neighborhood is a fantastic
option for bicycle commuters, as 4.5% of commuters here do ride
their bikes to and from work on a daily basis. This is a higher amount
than we found in 97.0% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: People
Single parenting is hard. But you don't have to tell the
S Burlington Ave / W Pico Blvd neighborhood about it; they already know. 24.5%
of this neighborhood's households are run by single mothers, which is a
higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.4%
of American neighborhoods. Further NeighborhoodScout research showed strong
statistical correlations among high rates of children living in single
parent households, and neighborhood crime, particularly violent crime,
neighborhood poverty, and, importantly, the percentage of low weight births
and rates of infant mortality.
In addition, one of the unique characteristics of the S Burlington Ave / W Pico Blvd
neighborhood revealed by analysis is that the per capita income of
residents here is lower than that found in 97.3% of the neighborhoods
Also, the S Burlington Ave / W Pico Blvd neighborhood is unique for having just
4.6% of adults here having earned a bachelor's degree.
This is a lower rate of college graduates than NeighborhoodScout found
in 96.6% of America's neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research identifies the S Burlington Ave / W Pico Blvd
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
43.5% of its working residents employed in such fields, which is a
higher proportion than 97.8% of American 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 S Burlington Ave / W Pico Blvd
neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country
(48.4%) than are found in 97.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
If you like crowded places, then you will probably enjoy the S Burlington Ave / W Pico Blvd neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive data analysis, this neighborhood is more densely populated than 96.9% of neighborhoods in the U.S., with 28,740 people per square mile living here. 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 S Burlington Ave / W Pico Blvd neighborhood is among
the top 5% of American neighborhoods in terms of walkability.
In addition, the S Burlington Ave / W Pico Blvd 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 90.5% 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 S Burlington Ave / W Pico Blvd neighborhood. The percentage of rental real estate here, according to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, is 93.5%, which is higher than 97.9% 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 real estate in the S Burlington Ave / W Pico Blvd 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, 70.8% of the real estate here is classified as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments, which is more than is found in 95.9% of American neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Car Ownership
American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or
three. But households in the S Burlington Ave / W Pico Blvd neighborhood buck
28.4% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at
all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in
96.5% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the S Burlington Ave / W Pico Blvd neighborhood has more
Mexican and South American ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 61.4% of
this neighborhood's residents have Mexican ancestry and 5.0% have South American ancestry.
S Burlington Ave / W Pico Blvd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 80.8% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 98.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods.