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: 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 S Vermont Ave / W Adams Blvd neighborhood is a fantastic
option for bicycle commuters, as 23.9% of commuters here do ride
their bikes to and from work on a daily basis. This is a higher amount
than we found in 99.9% of the neighborhoods in America.
Also, our research revealed that more commuters here take the bus to work
(20.9% ride the bus) than 97.3% 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
Finally, more people in S Vermont Ave / W Adams Blvd choose to walk to work each day
(12.4%) than almost any neighborhood in America. If you are
attracted to the idea of being able to walk to work, this neighborhood
could be a good choice.
Notable & Unique: People
The S Vermont Ave / W Adams Blvd neighborhood stands out for having an
average per capita income lower than 99.5% of the neighborhoods
in the United States.
Also of note, 67.4% of the children in this area
live in poverty; an extraordinarily high percentage compared to other
neighborhoods in the nation. In a nation where approximately one in
four children grows up in poverty, this neighborhood stands out for
the depth of the problem manifested here.
In addition, neighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the S Vermont Ave / W Adams Blvd
neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled
in college than 98.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With
29.9% of the population here attending college, this is very
much a college-focused neighborhood.
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 S Vermont Ave / W Adams Blvd neighborhood, a greater proportion of
the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is
found in 95.9% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood,
more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.
What is also interesting to note, is that the S Vermont Ave / W Adams Blvd
neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country
(48.7%) than are found in 97.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the S Vermont Ave / W Adams Blvd neighborhood has more
Asian and African ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 29.9% of
this neighborhood's residents have Asian ancestry and 3.4% have African ancestry.
S Vermont Ave / W Adams Blvd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 16.1% 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 99.1% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
If you like crowded places, then you will probably enjoy the S Vermont Ave / W Adams Blvd neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive data analysis, this neighborhood is more densely populated than 96.0% of neighborhoods in the U.S., with 23,599 people per square mile living here.
In addition, renter-occupied real estate is dominant in the S Vermont Ave / W Adams Blvd neighborhood. The percentage of rental real estate here, according to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, is 89.8%, which is higher than 97.0% 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.