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: People
Single parenting is hard. But you don't have to tell the
Hooper Ave / E Vernon Ave neighborhood about it; they already know. 28.9%
of this neighborhood's households are run by single mothers, which is a
higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.4%
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.
In addition, the Hooper Ave / E Vernon Ave neighborhood has a greater percentage
of children living in poverty (79.0%) than found in
99.2% 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.
Also, the Hooper Ave / E Vernon Ave neighborhood is unique for having just
2.9% of adults here having earned a bachelor's degree.
This is a lower rate of college graduates than NeighborhoodScout found
in 98.1% of America's neighborhoods.
Finally, with a nice mix of college students, safety from crime, and decent
walkability, the Hooper Ave / E Vernon Ave 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 87% of the neighborhoods in
CA. This often also means that the area has certain amenities
and services geared towards college students, from undergraduates to
Notable & Unique: Occupations
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research identifies the Hooper Ave / E Vernon Ave
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
48.5% of its working residents employed in such fields, which is a
higher proportion than 99.2% of American neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability
The freedom of moving to new places versus the comfort of home. How much
and how often people move not only can create diverse and worldly neighborhoods,
but simultaneously it can produce a loss of intimacy with one's surroundings
and a lack of connectedness to one's neighbors. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive
research has identified this neighborhood as unique with regard to the
transience of its populace.
What is interesting to note, is that the Hooper Ave / E Vernon Ave
neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country
(48.1%) than are found in 97.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Hooper Ave / E Vernon Ave neighborhood has more
Mexican ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 65.7% of
this neighborhood's residents have Mexican ancestry.
Hooper Ave / E Vernon Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 88.1% 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: Real Estate
If you like crowded places, then you will probably enjoy the Hooper Ave / E Vernon Ave neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive data analysis, this neighborhood is more densely populated than 96.7% of neighborhoods in the U.S., with 27,097 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 Hooper Ave / E Vernon Ave neighborhood is among
the top 5% of American neighborhoods in terms of walkability.
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 4.3% of residents in
the Hooper Ave / E Vernon Ave neighborhood commuting on a bicycle to and
from work daily, this neighborhood has more bicycle commuters than
96.7% of all neighborhoods in the U.S., according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.