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 E Whittier Blvd / School 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 E Whittier Blvd / School Ave neighborhood has more
Mexican ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 85.9% of
this neighborhood's residents have Mexican ancestry.
E Whittier Blvd / School Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 90.0% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 99.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: People
One of the really interesting characteristics about the
E Whittier Blvd / School Ave 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 1.9% of college-friendly places to live in
the state of California.
In addition, whether by choice, divorce, or unplanned pregnancy, single moms may have
the toughest job in the book. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals
that the E Whittier Blvd / School Ave neighborhood has more single mother
households than 97.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
Often high concentrations of single mother homes can be a strong indicator
of family and social issues such as poverty, high rates of school dropouts,
crime, and other societal problems.
Also, neighborhoodScout's exclusive research revealed that 96.0%
of the adult residents in the E Whittier Blvd / School Ave neighborhood do
not have a 4-year college degree, which is a lower rate of college graduated
adults than found in 97.3% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
In the E Whittier Blvd / School Ave neighborhood, carpooling is still a popular
way to get to and from work. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that
20.6% of commuters carpool here, which is more than in
95.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability
Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other
neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live
near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities
of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that
neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research has revealed some interesting
things about the rootedness of people in the E Whittier Blvd / School Ave
What is interesting to note, is that the E Whittier Blvd / School Ave
neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country
(42.8%) than are found in 95.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
If you like crowded places, then you will probably enjoy the E Whittier Blvd / School Ave neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive data analysis, this neighborhood is more densely populated than 95.4% of neighborhoods in the U.S., with 21,534 people per square mile living here.