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 College Ave / Lawton Ave neighborhood has more
Brazilian and Eastern European ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.9% of
this neighborhood's residents have Brazilian ancestry and 3.6% have Eastern European ancestry.
College Ave / Lawton Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Hebrew at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 98.6% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
If you like to ride a ferry to work, this neighborhood may be for you.
NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 0.5% of the College Ave / Lawton Ave
neighborhood's commuters ride a ferry to and from work each day, which is more than we found in
98.8% of America's neighborhoods.
Also, if you like to ride the train to work, this neighborhood may be for you.
NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 19.6% of the
College Ave / Lawton Ave neighborhood's commuters ride the train to and from work each
day, which is more than we found in 96.4% of America's
Finally, if your dream is to be able to ride your bike to work each day, look no
further than this unique neighborhood. With 3.5% of residents in
the College Ave / Lawton Ave neighborhood commuting on a bicycle to and
from work daily, this neighborhood has more bicycle commuters than
95.5% of all neighborhoods in the U.S., according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.
Notable & Unique: People
College Ave / Lawton Ave has the amazing distinction of housing more same
sex couples living together than 98.7% of neighborhoods
in the U.S. If you are seeking such a neighborhood, NeighborhoodScout's
analysis shows that this is one place that you should consider.
In addition, the rate of college educated adults in the College Ave / Lawton Ave neighborhood
is a unique characteristic of the neighborhood. 70.9% 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
96.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
Executives, managers and professionals make up 65.6% of the workforce
in the College Ave / Lawton Ave neighborhood which, according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is a higher proportion of such
high-level people than is found in 96.4% of the neighborhoods
in America. For this reason, this neighborhood really stands out as unique.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
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 College Ave / Lawton Ave neighborhood is among
the top 5% of American neighborhoods in terms of walkability.
In addition, if you find historic homes and neighborhoods attractive, you love the details, the history, and the charm, then you are sure to be interested in this neighborhood. With 69.2% of the residential real estate in the College Ave / Lawton Ave neighborhood built no later than 1939, and some built considerably earlier, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of historic residences than 97.7% of all neighborhoods in America. In this regard, this neighborhood truly stands out as special.