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: People
Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the
J St / 39th St neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children
living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation
where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the
J St / 39th St community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.
In addition, with more than 2.4% of residents living with a same sex partner,
J St / 39th St is truly a neighborhood that stands out from the rest in
this regard. In fact, exclusive analysis by NeighborhoodScout reveals that
this neighborhood has a greater concentration of same sex couples than
96.8% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the J St / 39th St neighborhood has more
Portuguese and Armenian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.0% of
this neighborhood's residents have Portuguese ancestry and 1.5% have Armenian ancestry.
J St / 39th St 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 98.5% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
The government often provides some of the more stable jobs in the economy.
From local, to state, to federal government workers, the government can
also be a major employer. What NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed, is
that the J St / 39th St neighborhood in particular stands out
when compared nationally for the proportion of its working residents who
are employed by the government. At 15.1% of its workforce, this
neighborhood has a greater concentration of government workers than
97.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Furthermore, the J St / 39th St neighborhood has a higher proportion of
its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than
95.3% of the neighborhoods in American. In fact, 63.6%
of the employed people here make a living as an executive, a manager, or
other professional. With such a high concentration, this truly shapes
the character of this neighborhood, and to a large degree defines what
this neighborhood is about.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
If your dream is to be able to ride your bike to work each day, look no
further than this unique neighborhood. With 4.3% of residents in
the J St / 39th St neighborhood commuting on a bicycle to and
from work daily, this neighborhood has more bicycle commuters than
96.8% of all neighborhoods in the U.S., according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.
Also, in the J St / 39th St neighborhood, many people's commute means
walking from the bedroom to the home office. NeighborhoodScout's analysis
found that 11.1% of residents worked from home. This may not
seem like a large number, but Scout's research shows that this is a higher
percentage of people working from home than 95.1% of the
neighborhoods in America. Often people who work from home are engaged in
the creative or technological economy, such as is found in areas around Boston,
and in Silicon Valley. Other times, people may be engaged in other businesses
like trading stocks from home, or running a small beauty salon.