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 47th St neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research identifies the Compton Ave / E 47th 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
48.1% of its working residents employed in such fields, which is a
higher proportion than 99.1% of American neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: People
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research revealed that 97.9%
of the adult residents in the Compton Ave / E 47th St neighborhood do
not have a 4-year college degree, which is a lower rate of college graduated
adults than found in 98.6% of the neighborhoods in America.
In addition, whether by choice, divorce, or unplanned pregnancy, single moms may have
the toughest job in the book. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals
that the Compton Ave / E 47th St neighborhood has more single mother
households than 98.3% 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.
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 Compton Ave / E 47th St
neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country
(53.4%) than are found in 98.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
If you like crowded places, then you will probably enjoy the Compton Ave / E 47th St neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive data analysis, this neighborhood is more densely populated than 96.9% of neighborhoods in the U.S., with 28,787 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 Compton Ave / E 47th St neighborhood is among
the top 5% of American neighborhoods in terms of walkability.
In addition, many people dream of living along a street lined with row houses or other attached homes. Such places do often have an abundance of charm. If you are one of these people, the Compton Ave / E 47th St neighborhood could be your paradise. With 25.3% of the homes and real estate here classified as rowhouses or other attached homes, this neighborhood brims with opportunity to find the right place for you. Only 4.4% of U.S. neighborhoods have more row houses than this neighborhood, making it one of the most interesting things about this special neighborhood.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
More people ride the bus in this neighborhood each day to get to work
than 97.4% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Compton Ave / E 47th St neighborhood has more
Mexican ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 68.1% of
this neighborhood's residents have Mexican ancestry.
Compton Ave / E 47th St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 89.1% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 99.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods.