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 70th 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 70th St
neighborhood than in 99.0% 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: Diversity
Did you know that the Compton Ave / E 70th St neighborhood has more
Mexican ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 76.5% of
this neighborhood's residents have Mexican ancestry.
Compton Ave / E 70th St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 90.3% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 99.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: People
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research revealed that 96.1%
of the adult residents in the Compton Ave / E 70th St neighborhood do
not have a 4-year college degree, which is a lower rate of college graduated
adults than found in 97.3% 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 70th St neighborhood has more single mother
households than 96.4% 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: Modes of Transportation
Our research revealed that more commuters here take the bus to work
(21.0% ride the bus) than 97.3% 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: 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 70th St
What is interesting to note, is that the Compton Ave / E 70th St
neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country
(44.9%) than are found in 96.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
If you like crowded places, then you will probably enjoy the Compton Ave / E 70th St neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive data analysis, this neighborhood is more densely populated than 95.7% of neighborhoods in the U.S., with 22,555 people per square mile living here.