When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing
is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look
the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for
a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups.
This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
More people work in manufacturing and as laborers here in the S San Pedro St / E 21st St
neighborhood than in 99.7% 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
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research revealed that 97.8%
of the adult residents in the S San Pedro St / E 21st St neighborhood do
not have a 4-year college degree, which is a lower rate of college graduated
adults than found in 98.6% of the neighborhoods in America.
In addition, the S San Pedro St / E 21st St neighborhood stands out within California
for its college student friendly environment. NeighborhoodScout's analysis
reveals that this neighborhood is home to a number of college students,
is relatively walkable, and above average in safety. In combination, this
makes it stand out for a good place for college students to consider.
Because a number of college students live here, this neighborhood may
be close to a college campus and offer certain amenities nearby geared
towards the student body. While it's not an environment for everyone,
ambitious scholars can enjoy seasonal excitement between semesters and
school breaks, and parents can rest easy knowing that the area has an
above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the
neighborhood is rated among the top 9%
of college-friendly places to live in CA.
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.
What is interesting to note, is that the S San Pedro St / E 21st St
neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country
(53.8%) than are found in 98.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
The S San Pedro St / E 21st St neighborhood is very densely populated compared to most U.S. neighborhoods. In fact, with 32,008 persons per square mile in the neighborhood, it is more packed with people than 97.4% 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 S San Pedro St / E 21st St neighborhood is among
the top 5% of American neighborhoods in terms of walkability.
In addition, the S San Pedro St / E 21st St 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 81.1% 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.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the S San Pedro St / E 21st St neighborhood has more
Mexican ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 77.0% of
this neighborhood's residents have Mexican ancestry.
S San Pedro St / E 21st St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 94.8% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 99.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
Our research revealed that more commuters here take the bus to work
(24.6% ride the bus) than 98.1% 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
Also, if your dream is to be able to ride your bike to work each day, look no
further than this unique neighborhood. With 3.8% of residents in
the S San Pedro St / E 21st St neighborhood commuting on a bicycle to and
from work daily, this neighborhood has more bicycle commuters than
96.0% of all neighborhoods in the U.S., according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.