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: Diversity
Did you know that the Foothill Blvd / 8th Ave neighborhood has more
Asian and Haitian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 34.9% of
this neighborhood's residents have Asian ancestry and 2.9% have Haitian ancestry.
Foothill Blvd / 8th Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 8.9% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Vietnamese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 99.4% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
The Foothill Blvd / 8th Ave neighborhood is very densely populated compared to most U.S. neighborhoods. In fact, with 32,646 persons per square mile in the neighborhood, it is more packed with people than 97.4% of the nation's neighborhoods. 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 Foothill Blvd / 8th Ave neighborhood is among
the top 5% of American neighborhoods in terms of walkability.
In addition, the Foothill Blvd / 8th 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 85.6% 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, renter-occupied real estate is dominant in the Foothill Blvd / 8th Ave neighborhood. The percentage of rental real estate here, according to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, is 88.3%, which is higher than 96.6% of the neighborhoods in America. If you were to buy and live in the property you bought here, you would be almost alone in doing so.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
Our research revealed that more commuters here take the bus to work
(18.9% ride the bus) than 96.6% 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: 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 Foothill Blvd / 8th Ave
What is interesting to note, is that the Foothill Blvd / 8th Ave
neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country
(45.8%) than are found in 96.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
From major sales accounts to fast-food workers, sales and service employees
are often the backbone of the local economy. In the Foothill Blvd / 8th Ave
neighborhood, they truly stand out. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis
identifies this neighborhood as having a higher percentage of sales and
service workers than 96.3% of all American neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Length of Commute
Regardless of the means by which residents commute, this neighborhood has
a length of commute that is notable.
Long commutes can be brutal. They take time, money, and energy, leaving less
of you for yourself and your family. The residents of the
Foothill Blvd / 8th Ave neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having,
on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America.
8.9% of commuters here travel more than one hour just one-way
to work. That is more than two hours per day. This percentage with two-hour +
round-trip commutes is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 96.2%
of all neighborhoods in America.