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 Oceanside,
the Oceanside Blvd / S Coast Hwy 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 Oceanside Blvd / S Coast Hwy neighborhood has more
Belgian and Mexican ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.0% of
this neighborhood's residents have Belgian ancestry and 52.4% have Mexican ancestry.
Oceanside Blvd / S Coast Hwy is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.7% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Japanese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 98.3% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
Each year, fewer and fewer Americans make their living as farmers, foresters,
or fishers. But the Oceanside Blvd / S Coast Hwy 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 96.8% of all American neighborhoods. This is truly a unique
cultural characteristic of this neighborhood.
Furthermore, the Oceanside Blvd / S Coast Hwy neighborhood stands out nationally for having
a greater proportion of its residents active in the military than
96.6% of other U.S. neighborhoods. If you come here, you
will notice military people active in their jobs, going to and from work,
and in plain clothes out and about the neighborhood.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, the Oceanside Blvd / S Coast Hwy 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 82.8% 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 Oceanside Blvd / S Coast Hwy neighborhood. The percentage of rental real estate here, according to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, is 83.6%, which is higher than 95.2% 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.