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 Longfellow St / S Ave 52 neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
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 Longfellow St / S Ave 52 neighborhood has
a highly unusual pattern of car ownership.
Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's
Analysis reveals that 30.5% of the households here have four, five,
or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 99.8% of
the neighborhoods in the nation.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
In the Longfellow St / S Ave 52 neighborhood, 1.7% of people ride
a ferry to work each day. This is a very high percentage compared to most places.
In fact, NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this is a higher level of ferry
ridership than in 99.6% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Longfellow St / S Ave 52 neighborhood has more
Mexican ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 69.8% of
this neighborhood's residents have Mexican ancestry.
Longfellow St / S Ave 52 is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 73.6% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 97.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
The Longfellow St / S Ave 52 neighborhood is very densely populated compared to most U.S. neighborhoods. In fact, with 29,065 persons per square mile in the neighborhood, it is more packed with people than 97.0% of the nation's neighborhoods. 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 Longfellow St / S Ave 52 neighborhood is among
the top 5% of American neighborhoods in terms of walkability.
In addition, one of the really unique and interesting things about the look and setting of the Longfellow St / S Ave 52 neighborhood is that it is almost entirely dominated by large apartment buildings, such as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments. 68.1% 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 95.4% of all neighborhoods in America.
Furthermore, renter-occupied real estate is dominant in the Longfellow St / S Ave 52 neighborhood. The percentage of rental real estate here, according to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, is 83.0%, which is higher than 95.0% 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.
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 Longfellow St / S Ave 52
What is interesting to note, is that the Longfellow St / S Ave 52
neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country
(44.9%) than are found in 96.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods.