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
One of the unique characteristics of the Midvale Ave / Levering Ave
neighborhood revealed by analysis is that the per capita income of
residents here is lower than that found in 99.0% of the neighborhoods
In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the
Midvale Ave / Levering Ave neighborhood also stands out as being ranked among
the lowest 0.1% of neighborhoods affected by this global
In addition, an extraordinary 75.4% of the residents of the
Midvale Ave / Levering Ave neighborhood are currently enrolled in college. This is
such a large part of life in this neighborhood that the neighborhood changes
a great deal with the change of semesters and is far quieter during
the summer when many students are away.
Also, with a nice mix of college students, safety from crime, and decent
walkability, the Midvale Ave / Levering 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 89% 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: Modes of Transportation
In the Midvale Ave / Levering Ave neighborhood, walking to work is a real
option for many. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research reveals
walking to and from work is the chosen way to commute for 55.9%
of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than
we found in 99.8% of American neighborhoods. Get ready
to put on your walking shoes if you move here!
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.
In the Midvale Ave / Levering Ave neighborhood, a greater proportion of
the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is
found in 99.5% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood,
more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
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 79,152 people per square mile, it is more densely populated than 99.4% of America's neighborhoods.
In addition, one of the really unique and interesting things about the look and setting of the Midvale Ave / Levering Ave neighborhood is that it is almost entirely dominated by large apartment buildings, such as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments. 92.5% 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 98.9% of all neighborhoods in America.
Furthermore, 96.2% of the real estate in the Midvale Ave / Levering Ave neighborhood is occupied by renters, which is nearly the highest rate of renter occupancy of any neighborhood in America.
Also of note, the Midvale Ave / Levering 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 90.7% 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: Diversity
Did you know that the Midvale Ave / Levering Ave neighborhood has more
Iranian and Asian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.6% of
this neighborhood's residents have Iranian ancestry and 31.0% have Asian ancestry.
Midvale Ave / Levering Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 12.4% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Chinese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 98.7% of the neighborhoods in America.