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
In the Mendota City Center neighborhood, carpooling is still a popular
way to get to and from work. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that
48.0% of commuters carpool here, which is more than in
99.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
Each year, fewer and fewer Americans make their living as farmers, foresters,
or fishers. But the Mendota City Center neighborhood truly stands
out among U.S. neighborhoods. According to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis,
this neighborhood has a greater proportion of farmers, foresters, or fishers
than 99.9% of all American neighborhoods. This is truly a unique
cultural characteristic of this neighborhood.
Notable & Unique: People
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research revealed that 97.1%
of the adult residents in the Mendota City Center neighborhood do
not have a 4-year college degree, which is a lower rate of college graduated
adults than found in 98.2% of the neighborhoods in America.
In addition, of note, 70.0% 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.
Also, single parenting is hard. But you don't have to tell the Mendota
City Center neighborhood about it; they already know. 19.1%
of this neighborhood's households are run by single mothers, which is a
higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 95.4%
of American neighborhoods. Further NeighborhoodScout research showed strong
statistical correlations among high rates of children living in single
parent households, and neighborhood crime, particularly violent crime,
neighborhood poverty, and, importantly, the percentage of low weight births
and rates of infant mortality.
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 Mendota City Center
What is interesting to note, is that the Mendota City Center
neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country
(49.3%) than are found in 97.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Mendota City Center neighborhood has more
Mexican ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 66.5% of
this neighborhood's residents have Mexican ancestry.
Mendota City Center is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 86.3% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 99.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods.