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 Laurel Canyon Blvd / Weddington St neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Laurel Canyon Blvd / Weddington St neighborhood has more
Armenian and Russian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 5.2% of
this neighborhood's residents have Armenian ancestry and 8.2% have Russian ancestry.
Laurel Canyon Blvd / Weddington St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 7.7% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Russian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 99.5% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: People
Laurel Canyon Blvd / Weddington St has the amazing distinction of housing more same
sex couples living together than 98.4% of neighborhoods
in the U.S. If you are seeking such a neighborhood, NeighborhoodScout's
analysis shows that this is one place that you should consider.
In addition, neighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the Laurel Canyon Blvd / Weddington St
neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled
in college than 96.5% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With
14.9% of the population here attending college, this is very
much a college-focused neighborhood.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
If you like crowded places, then you will probably enjoy the Laurel Canyon Blvd / Weddington St neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive data analysis, this neighborhood is more densely populated than 96.7% of neighborhoods in the U.S., with 27,130 people per square mile living here.
In addition, the Laurel Canyon Blvd / Weddington 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 89.1% 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.
Furthermore, one of the really unique and interesting things about the look and setting of the Laurel Canyon Blvd / Weddington St neighborhood is that it is almost entirely dominated by large apartment buildings, such as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments. 83.6% of the residential real estate here is classified as such. This puts this neighborhood on the map as having a higher proportion of large apartment buildings than 97.8% of all neighborhoods in America.
Also of note, 86.8% of the real estate in the Laurel Canyon Blvd / Weddington St neighborhood is occupied by renters, which is nearly the highest rate of renter occupancy of any neighborhood in America.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
Would you like to be able to ride your bike to work? If you are attracted
to the idea of getting a little exercise of the two-wheeled type while
reducing your carbon footprint, bicycling to work might be the answer.
But which neighborhood you live in can make this either impossible, or
alternatively, a great and realistic option. NeighborhoodScout's analysis
revealed that the Laurel Canyon Blvd / Weddington St neighborhood is a fantastic
option for bicycle commuters, as 3.8% of commuters here do ride
their bikes to and from work on a daily basis. This is a higher amount
than we found in 96.0% of the neighborhoods in America.