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: Diversity
Did you know that the S Vermont Ave / W Jefferson Blvd neighborhood has more
African and Sub-Saharan African ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 8.4% of
this neighborhood's residents have African ancestry and 11.7% have Sub-Saharan African ancestry.
S Vermont Ave / W Jefferson Blvd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 4.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak African languages at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 98.4% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: People
One of the really interesting characteristics about the
S Vermont Ave / W Jefferson Blvd neighborhood is that, according to NeighborhoodScout's
exclusive research, it is an excellent choice in which to reside for
college students. Due to its popularity among college students who
already choose to live here, its walkability, and its above average
safety from crime, the neighborhood is ideal for prospective or
already-enrolled college students. Between semesters and during
school breaks, you'll notice that the excitement here fluctuates with
the college seasons. Despite the excitement however, parents of college-age
children can rest easy knowing that this
neighborhood has an above average safety rating. For each of these
reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the
top 1.1% of college-friendly places to live in
the state of California.
In addition, neighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the S Vermont Ave / W Jefferson Blvd
neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled
in college than 97.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With
23.2% of the population here attending college, this is very
much a college-focused neighborhood.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
If your dream is to be able to ride your bike to work each day, look no
further than this unique neighborhood. With 7.2% of residents in
the S Vermont Ave / W Jefferson Blvd neighborhood commuting on a bicycle to and
from work daily, this neighborhood has more bicycle commuters than
98.7% of all neighborhoods in the U.S., according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.
Also, more people ride the bus in this neighborhood each day to get to work
than 95.2% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
If you like crowded places, then you will probably enjoy the S Vermont Ave / W Jefferson Blvd neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive data analysis, this neighborhood is more densely populated than 95.7% of neighborhoods in the U.S., with 22,371 people per square mile living here. 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 Vermont Ave / W Jefferson Blvd neighborhood is among
the top 5% of American neighborhoods in terms of walkability.
In addition, 84.3% of the real estate in the S Vermont Ave / W Jefferson Blvd neighborhood is occupied by renters, which is nearly the highest rate of renter occupancy of any neighborhood 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.
What is interesting to note, is that the S Vermont Ave / W Jefferson Blvd
neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country
(43.3%) than are found in 95.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods.