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 S Westgate Ave / Texas Ave neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the S Westgate Ave / Texas Ave neighborhood has more
Iranian and Welsh ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 14.6% of
this neighborhood's residents have Iranian ancestry and 3.7% have Welsh ancestry.
S Westgate Ave / Texas Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 14.6% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Persian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 99.9% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
The S Westgate Ave / Texas Ave neighborhood has a higher proportion of
its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than
98.3% of the neighborhoods in American. In fact, 71.2%
of the employed people here make a living as an executive, a manager, or
other professional. With such a high concentration, this truly shapes
the character of this neighborhood, and to a large degree defines what
this neighborhood is about.
Notable & Unique: People
The rate of college educated adults in the S Westgate Ave / Texas Ave neighborhood
is a unique characteristic of the neighborhood. 76.2% of
adults here have received at least a 4-year bachelor's degree, compared to
the average neighborhood in America, which has 22.6% of the adults with a
bachelor's degree. The rate here is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in
98.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
In addition, one of the most interesting things about the S Westgate Ave / Texas Ave
neighborhood is that it has a greater concentration of residents who live
alone than most all neighborhoods in America. With 49.3% of the
households here made up of people living alone, NeighborhoodScout's research
reveals that this is a larger proportion of people living alone than in
96.7% of the neighborhoods in America.
Also, if you're looking for an active nightlife with lots of opportunities to
flirt and find romance, then you probably won't have to go too far
from the S Westgate Ave / Texas Ave neighborhood to find it. Only
4.3% of the neighborhoods in the country have a larger
proportion of young, single professionals. The nightlife may not be
reminiscent of a "Sex and the City" episode, but the people who live
here find friendship, romance, fun, and socializing readily available.
In addition to being an excellent choice for young, single professionals, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
If you like crowded places, then you will probably enjoy the S Westgate Ave / Texas Ave neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive data analysis, this neighborhood is more densely populated than 96.4% of neighborhoods in the U.S., with 25,550 people per square mile living here.
In addition, the real estate in the S Westgate Ave / Texas Ave neighborhood really stands out in the way it looks for a unique reason: this neighborhood has a higher proportion of apartment complexes or high-rise apartments than nearly every neighborhood in the country. Most neighborhoods are a mixture of real estate and housing types, but here it is almost entirely dominated by big apartment buildings and complexes. In fact, 95.8% of the real estate here is classified as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments, which is more than is found in 99.4% of American neighborhoods.
Furthermore, the S Westgate Ave / Texas Ave 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 90.0% 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.
Also of note, 85.6% of the real estate in the S Westgate Ave / Texas Ave neighborhood is occupied by renters, which is nearly the highest rate of renter occupancy of any neighborhood in America.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
In the S Westgate Ave / Texas Ave neighborhood, walking to work is a real
option for many. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research reveals
walking to and from work is the chosen way to commute for 13.3%
of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than
we found in 95.8% of American neighborhoods. Get ready
to put on your walking shoes if you move here!