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
More people work in manufacturing and as laborers here in the S Main St / W Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
neighborhood than in 99.0% of the neighborhoods in America. Despite
the loss of manufacturing jobs across the nation, this neighborhood remains
a place where, compared to other parts of the country, you will find many
laborers and manufacturers.
Notable & Unique: People
The S Main St / W Martin Luther King Jr Blvd neighborhood is unique for having just
1.7% of adults here having earned a bachelor's degree.
This is a lower rate of college graduates than NeighborhoodScout found
in 98.8% of America's neighborhoods.
In addition, one of the unique characteristics of the S Main St / W Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
neighborhood revealed by analysis is that the per capita income of
residents here is lower than that found in 96.1% of the neighborhoods
The S Main St / W Martin Luther King Jr Blvd neighborhood also has a greater percentage
of children living in poverty (65.2%) than found in
96.8% 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, single parenting is hard. But you don't have to tell the
S Main St / W Martin Luther King Jr Blvd neighborhood about it; they already know. 19.1%
of this neighborhood's households are run by single mothers, which is a
higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 95.4%
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.
Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability
Do you like to be surrounded by people from all over the country or world,
with different perspectives and life experiences? Or do you instead prefer
to be in a neighborhood where most residents have lived there for a long
time, creating a sense of cohesiveness? NeighborhoodScout's analysis
reveals that this neighborhood stands out among American neighborhoods
for the uniqueness of the mobility of its residents.
What is interesting to note, is that the S Main St / W Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country
(50.1%) than are found in 97.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
If you like crowded places, then you will probably enjoy the S Main St / W Martin Luther King Jr Blvd neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive data analysis, this neighborhood is more densely populated than 96.6% of neighborhoods in the U.S., with 26,400 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 S Main St / W Martin Luther King Jr Blvd neighborhood is among
the top 5% of American neighborhoods in terms of walkability.
In addition, renter-occupied real estate is dominant in the S Main St / W Martin Luther King Jr Blvd neighborhood. The percentage of rental real estate here, according to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, is 84.1%, which is higher than 95.4% 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 Main St / W Martin Luther King Jr Blvd 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 81.2% 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: 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 5.0% of residents in
the S Main St / W Martin Luther King Jr Blvd neighborhood commuting on a bicycle to and
from work daily, this neighborhood has more bicycle commuters than
97.5% of all neighborhoods in the U.S., according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.
Also, our research revealed that more commuters here take the bus to work
(17.7% ride the bus) than 96.1% of all American
neighborhoods. If you like the idea of leaving your car and home and
hopping the bus to work, this might be a good neighborhood for you to
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the S Main St / W Martin Luther King Jr Blvd neighborhood has more
Mexican ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 67.1% of
this neighborhood's residents have Mexican ancestry.
S Main St / W Martin Luther King Jr Blvd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 82.1% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 98.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods.