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: Occupations
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research identifies the S Figueroa St / W 80th 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
44.3% of its working residents employed in such fields, which is a
higher proportion than 98.1% of American neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
The S Figueroa St / W 80th St neighborhood is very densely populated compared to most U.S. neighborhoods. In fact, with 31,446 persons per square mile in the neighborhood, it is more packed with people than 97.3% of the nation's neighborhoods.
In addition, renter-occupied real estate is dominant in the S Figueroa St / W 80th St neighborhood. The percentage of rental real estate here, according to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, is 88.9%, which is higher than 96.8% 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.
Furthermore, the S Figueroa St / W 80th St 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 83.7% 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.
Notable & Unique: People
The S Figueroa St / W 80th St neighborhood has a greater percentage
of children living in poverty (66.3%) than found in
97.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Children living in poverty
is one of the challenges facing America, and the world, and in this
neighborhood in particular, the problem can be considered acute.
In addition, neighborhoodScout's exclusive research revealed that 94.6%
of the adult residents in the S Figueroa St / W 80th St neighborhood do
not have a 4-year college degree, which is a lower rate of college graduated
adults than found in 95.4% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
More people ride the bus in this neighborhood each day to get to work
than 95.7% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the S Figueroa St / W 80th St neighborhood has more
African ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.1% of
this neighborhood's residents have African ancestry.
S Figueroa St / W 80th St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 77.8% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 98.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods.