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: Length of Commute
Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute
is an important factor for one's quality of life. The E Palmdale Blvd / PLZ Del Centro
neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's
Long commutes can be brutal. They take time, money, and energy, leaving less
of you for yourself and your family. The residents of the
E Palmdale Blvd / PLZ Del Centro neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having,
on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America.
12.2% 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 98.6%
of all neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: People
Single parenting is hard. But you don't have to tell the
E Palmdale Blvd / PLZ Del Centro neighborhood about it; they already know. 23.3%
of this neighborhood's households are run by single mothers, which is a
higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.0%
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.
In addition, the E Palmdale Blvd / PLZ Del Centro neighborhood has a greater percentage
of children living in poverty (60.9%) than found in
95.6% 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.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the E Palmdale Blvd / PLZ Del Centro neighborhood has more
Czechoslovakian and Mexican ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 0.8% of
this neighborhood's residents have Czechoslovakian ancestry and 54.5% have Mexican ancestry.
E Palmdale Blvd / PLZ Del Centro is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 55.9% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 95.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research identifies the E Palmdale Blvd / PLZ Del Centro
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
40.8% of its working residents employed in such fields, which is a
higher proportion than 96.4% of American neighborhoods.