When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing
is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look
the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for
a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups.
This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
More people work in manufacturing and as laborers here in the S Central Ave / E 21st St
neighborhood than in 99.6% of the neighborhoods in America. Despite
the loss of manufacturing jobs across the nation, this neighborhood remains
a place where, compared to other parts of the country, you will find many
laborers and manufacturers.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
If your dream is to be able to ride your bike to work each day, look no
further than this unique neighborhood. With 7.8% of residents in
the S Central Ave / E 21st St neighborhood commuting on a bicycle to and
from work daily, this neighborhood has more bicycle commuters than
98.9% of all neighborhoods in the U.S., according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.
Also, our research revealed that more commuters here take the bus to work
(23.8% ride the bus) than 98.0% 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
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
The S Central Ave / E 21st St neighborhood is very densely populated compared to most U.S. neighborhoods. In fact, with 29,762 persons per square mile in the neighborhood, it is more packed with people than 97.1% 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 S Central Ave / E 21st St neighborhood is among
the top 5% of American neighborhoods in terms of walkability.
In addition, renter-occupied real estate is dominant in the S Central Ave / E 21st St neighborhood. The percentage of rental real estate here, according to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, is 89.6%, which is higher than 97.0% 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: 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 S Central Ave / E 21st St
What is interesting to note, is that the S Central Ave / E 21st St
neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country
(50.9%) than are found in 97.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the S Central Ave / E 21st St neighborhood has more
Mexican ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 71.6% of
this neighborhood's residents have Mexican ancestry.
S Central Ave / E 21st St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 87.8% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 99.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
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 S Central Ave / E 21st St neighborhood have a highly unusual car ownership.
27.8% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at
all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in
96.4% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: People
Whether by choice, divorce, or unplanned pregnancy, single moms may have
the toughest job in the book. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals
that the S Central Ave / E 21st St neighborhood has more single mother
households than 95.9% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
Often high concentrations of single mother homes can be a strong indicator
of family and social issues such as poverty, high rates of school dropouts,
crime, and other societal problems.
In addition, neighborhoodScout's exclusive research revealed that 94.4%
of the adult residents in the S Central Ave / E 21st St neighborhood do
not have a 4-year college degree, which is a lower rate of college graduated
adults than found in 95.2% of the neighborhoods in America.
Also, with a nice mix of college students, safety from crime, and decent
walkability, the S Central Ave / E 21st 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