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: Diversity
Did you know that the W Sunset Blvd / N Kingsley Dr neighborhood has more
Armenian and Romanian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 18.2% of
this neighborhood's residents have Armenian ancestry and 2.7% have Romanian ancestry.
W Sunset Blvd / N Kingsley Dr is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 7.4% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Tagalog, which is the first language of the Philippine region, at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 99.0% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
Our research revealed that more commuters here take the bus to work
(41.5% ride the bus) than 99.7% 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: 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 W Sunset Blvd / N Kingsley Dr
neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country
(55.8%) than are found in 98.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
The W Sunset Blvd / N Kingsley Dr neighborhood is very densely populated compared to most U.S. neighborhoods. In fact, with 31,697 persons per square mile in the neighborhood, it is more packed with people than 97.3% 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 W Sunset Blvd / N Kingsley Dr neighborhood is among
the top 5% of American neighborhoods in terms of walkability.
In addition, the W Sunset Blvd / N Kingsley Dr 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 98.1% 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.
Furthermore, renter-occupied real estate is dominant in the W Sunset Blvd / N Kingsley Dr neighborhood. The percentage of rental real estate here, according to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, is 99.0%, which is higher than 99.1% 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.
Also of note, one of the really unique and interesting things about the look and setting of the W Sunset Blvd / N Kingsley Dr neighborhood is that it is almost entirely dominated by large apartment buildings, such as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments. 70.7% 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 95.9% of all neighborhoods in America.