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: Modes of Transportation
Our research revealed that more commuters here take the bus to work
(78.2% ride the bus) than 99.9% 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: Occupations
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research identifies the Wilshire Blvd / S Burlington Ave
neighborhood as having one of the highest concentrations of people employed
in manufacturing or as laborers of any neighborhood in America. In fact,
despite the loss of manufacturing jobs nationally, this neighborhood has
73.5% of its working residents employed in such fields, which is a
higher proportion than 99.9% of American neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Car Ownership
American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or
three. But households in the Wilshire Blvd / S Burlington Ave neighborhood buck
79.4% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at
all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in
99.8% of 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 Wilshire Blvd / S Burlington Ave
What is interesting to note, is that the Wilshire Blvd / S Burlington Ave
neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country
(64.7%) than are found in 99.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Significantly, 91.0% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 99.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: People
The Wilshire Blvd / S Burlington Ave neighborhood has a greater percentage
of children living in poverty (77.3%) than found in
99.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Children living in poverty
is one of the challenges facing America, and the world, and in this
neighborhood in particular, the problem can be considered acute.
In addition, neighborhoodScout's exclusive research revealed that 96.2%
of the adult residents in the Wilshire Blvd / S Burlington Ave neighborhood do
not have a 4-year college degree, which is a lower rate of college graduated
adults than found in 97.4% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
The Wilshire Blvd / S Burlington Ave neighborhood is very densely populated compared to most U.S. neighborhoods. In fact, with 32,915 persons per square mile in the neighborhood, it is more packed with people than 97.5% of the nation's neighborhoods.
In addition, the Wilshire Blvd / S Burlington 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 99.4% 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, one of the really unique and interesting things about the look and setting of the Wilshire Blvd / S Burlington Ave neighborhood is that it is almost entirely dominated by large apartment buildings, such as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments. 97.0% 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 99.6% of all neighborhoods in America.
Also of note, 100.0% of the real estate in the Wilshire Blvd / S Burlington Ave neighborhood is occupied by renters, which is nearly the highest rate of renter occupancy of any neighborhood in America.