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 Nordhoff St / White Oak Ave neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: People
Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the
Nordhoff St / White Oak Ave neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children
living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation
where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the
Nordhoff St / White Oak Ave community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.
In addition, neighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the Nordhoff St / White Oak Ave
neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled
in college than 98.6% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With
33.7% of the population here attending college, this is very
much a college-focused neighborhood.
Also, with a nice mix of college students, safety from crime, and decent
walkability, the Nordhoff St / White Oak 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 87% of the neighborhoods in
CA. This often also means that the area has certain amenities
and services geared towards college students, from undergraduates to
In addition to being an excellent choice for college students, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for young, single professionals.
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 Nordhoff St / White Oak Ave neighborhood is a fantastic
option for bicycle commuters, as 6.2% of commuters here do ride
their bikes to and from work on a daily basis. This is a higher amount
than we found in 98.3% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
The Nordhoff St / White Oak Ave neighborhood stands out nationally for having
a greater proportion of its residents active in the military than
97.1% of other U.S. neighborhoods. If you come here, you
will notice military people active in their jobs, going to and from work,
and in plain clothes out and about the neighborhood.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Nordhoff St / White Oak Ave neighborhood has more
Iranian and Russian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.2% of
this neighborhood's residents have Iranian ancestry and 4.4% have Russian ancestry.
Nordhoff St / White Oak Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 8.1% 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 99.4% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 Nordhoff St / White Oak Ave neighborhood, a greater proportion of
the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is
found in 96.4% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood,
more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, one of the really unique and interesting things about the look and setting of the Nordhoff St / White Oak Ave neighborhood is that it is almost entirely dominated by large apartment buildings, such as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments. 72.1% 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 96.1% of all neighborhoods in America.