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 Compton Ave / E 43rd St neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
More people work in manufacturing and as laborers here in the Compton Ave / E 43rd St
neighborhood than in 99.7% 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: People
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research revealed that 98.3%
of the adult residents in the Compton Ave / E 43rd St neighborhood do
not have a 4-year college degree, which is a lower rate of college graduated
adults than found in 98.8% of the neighborhoods in America.
In addition, single parenting is hard. But you don't have to tell the
Compton Ave / E 43rd St neighborhood about it; they already know. 25.5%
of this neighborhood's households are run by single mothers, which is a
higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.7%
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.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
More people ride the bus in this neighborhood each day to get to work
than 98.3% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
The Compton Ave / E 43rd St neighborhood is very densely populated compared to most U.S. neighborhoods. In fact, with 31,040 persons per square mile in the neighborhood, it is more packed with people than 97.2% of the nation's neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Compton Ave / E 43rd St neighborhood has more
Mexican ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 64.4% of
this neighborhood's residents have Mexican ancestry.
Compton Ave / E 43rd St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 82.1% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 98.8% 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 Compton Ave / E 43rd St
What is interesting to note, is that the Compton Ave / E 43rd St
neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country
(43.9%) than are found in 95.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods.