Los Angeles, CA (Leeward Ave / S Westmoreland Ave)




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About Los Angeles, CA (Leeward Ave / S Westmoreland Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Leeward Ave / S Westmoreland Ave real estate is primarily composed of apartments and renters, so no median house value data are available. The average rental price in Leeward Ave / S Westmoreland Ave is currently $1,010, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 93.0% of California neighborhoods.

Leeward Ave / S Westmoreland Ave is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Los Angeles, California.

Leeward Ave / S Westmoreland Ave real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the Leeward Ave / S Westmoreland Ave neighborhood are relatively historic, built no later than 1939, and in some cases, quite a bit earlier. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Real estate vacancies in Leeward Ave / S Westmoreland Ave are 7.0%, which is lower than one will find in 63.4% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Leeward Ave / S Westmoreland Ave is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

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 Leeward Ave / S Westmoreland Ave neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

More people ride the bus in this neighborhood each day to get to work than 100.0% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Significantly, 14.5% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Korean at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.8% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

There are more people living in the Leeward Ave / S Westmoreland Ave neighborhood employed as sales and service workers (43.4%) than almost any neighborhood in the country. From fast-food service workers to major sales accounts, sales and service workers make up the largest proportion of our national employment picture. But despite that size and importance nationally, this neighborhood still stands out as unique due to the dominance of people living here who work in such occupations.

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 Leeward Ave / S Westmoreland Ave neighborhood. What is interesting to note, is that the Leeward Ave / S Westmoreland Ave neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country (64.5%) than are found in 99.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

The Leeward Ave / S Westmoreland Ave 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 96.1% 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.

In addition, what you'll find when you visit or move to this neighborhood is one of the most crowded neighborhoods in all of America. With an incredible 65,264 people per square mile, it is more densely populated than 99.1% of America's neighborhoods. Being a walkable neighborhood can help increase property values for the simple reason that people enjoy it and value it. To put it plainly, despite our love affair with the automobile, American's enjoy taking to the streets, sidewalks, paths, and courtyards of a place to get a coffee, relax, and take in the sights and sounds. And, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive and first quantitative walkable score index, the Leeward Ave / S Westmoreland Ave neighborhood is one of the most walkable neighborhoods in America.

Furthermore, 98.7% of the real estate in the Leeward Ave / S Westmoreland Ave neighborhood is occupied by renters, which is nearly the highest rate of renter occupancy of any neighborhood in America.

Also of note, the real estate in the Leeward Ave / S Westmoreland Ave neighborhood really stands out in the way it looks for a unique reason: this neighborhood has a higher proportion of apartment complexes or high-rise apartments than nearly every neighborhood in the country. Most neighborhoods are a mixture of real estate and housing types, but here it is almost entirely dominated by big apartment buildings and complexes. In fact, 92.4% of the real estate here is classified as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments, which is more than is found in 98.9% of American neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Car Ownership

We Americans love our cars. Not only are they a necessity for most Americans due to the shape of our neighborhoods and the distances between where we live, work, shop, and go to school, but we also fancy them. As a result, most households in America have one, two, or three cars. But NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis shows that the Leeward Ave / S Westmoreland Ave neighborhood has a highly unusual pattern of car ownership. 51.6% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.7% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: People

The Leeward Ave / S Westmoreland Ave neighborhood has a greater percentage of children living in poverty (66.2%) 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, with more than 2.3% of residents living with a same sex partner, Leeward Ave / S Westmoreland Ave is truly a neighborhood that stands out from the rest in this regard. In fact, exclusive analysis by NeighborhoodScout reveals that this neighborhood has a greater concentration of same sex couples than 96.4% of U.S. neighborhoods.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.

The neighbors in the Leeward Ave / S Westmoreland Ave neighborhood in Los Angeles are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 94.4% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 66.2% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 97.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the Leeward Ave / S Westmoreland Ave neighborhood, 56.6% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 29.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (8.5%), and 5.7% in executive, management, and professional occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.

In the Leeward Ave / S Westmoreland Ave neighborhood in Los Angeles, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (51.7%). There are also a number of people of Asian ancestry (16.2%). In addition, 64.5% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the Leeward Ave / S Westmoreland Ave neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 76.2% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Korean and English.

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in Leeward Ave / S Westmoreland Ave neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (40.3% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.

Here most residents (57.3%) ride the bus to get to work. In addition, quite a number also drive alone in a private automobile to get to work (20.0%) and 15.5% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors for their daily commute. The bus provides a valuable service in the Leeward Ave / S Westmoreland Ave neighborhood of Los Angeles by getting a lot of residents to and from work daily, reducing the costs of commuting and reducing some congestion on the roads as well.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 7 Condition Alerts found.

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Leeward Ave / S Westmoreland Ave 0.101011101001110
Los Angeles 0.101011101001110
California 4.26
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Leeward Ave / S Westmoreland Ave 0.101011101001110
Los Angeles 0.101011101001110
California 26.18
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Los Angeles 0.101011101001110
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Neighborhood Public School Data

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

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