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 E Alisal St / Skyway Blvd neighborhood has more
Mexican ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 100.0% of
this neighborhood's residents have Mexican ancestry.
E Alisal St / Skyway Blvd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 100.0% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 99.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: People
The E Alisal St / Skyway Blvd neighborhood has a greater percentage
of children living in poverty (100.0%) than found in
99.9% 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.
In addition, neighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the E Alisal St / Skyway Blvd
neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled
in college than 97.9% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With
24.3% of the population here attending college, this is very
much a college-focused neighborhood.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
There are more people living in the E Alisal St / Skyway Blvd neighborhood
employed as sales and service workers (50.0%) than almost any neighborhood
in the country. From fast-food service workers to major sales accounts,
sales and service workers make up the largest proportion of our national
employment picture. But despite that size and importance nationally, this
neighborhood still stands out as unique due to the dominance of people
living here who work in such occupations.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
Uncrowded roads, rural America and space to be the individual you are. If you like these characteristics, this neighborhood may fit you. With just 5.18 residents per square mile, E Alisal St / Skyway Blvd is less crowded than 98.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
In addition, real estate in the E Alisal St / Skyway Blvd neighborhood is almost exclusively owner-occupied. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher rate of owner-occupied housing than is found in 99.9% of U.S. neighborhoods. If you are seeking to rent, this neighborhood may not have many options, but high rates of ownership often indicate stability in a neighborhood. This neighborhood has the distinction of having one of the lowest real estate vacancy rates of any neighborhood in America. With just 0.0% of the real estate vacant, this indicates an exceptionally strong demand for real estate in the E Alisal St / Skyway Blvd neighborhood, and/or an issue with creating enough supply for the demand. This could have the effect of increasing real estate prices, increasing supply to meet demand, or both.
Furthermore, the E Alisal St / Skyway Blvd 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 100.0% 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.
Also of note, some neighborhoods are made up of apartments. Some consist of row houses, and most - by far - consist of a mixture of housing types. But the E Alisal St / Skyway Blvd neighborhood stands out due to the total dominance of detached, single-family homes here. There are nearly no other types of residential real estate in the neighborhood. In fact, this neighborhood has a higher proportion of single-family homes in its real estate stock than 99.3% of all American neighborhoods.
Finally, 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 100.0% of the residential real estate in the E Alisal St / Skyway Blvd neighborhood built no later than 1939, and some built considerably earlier, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of historic residences than 99.9% of all neighborhoods in America. In this regard, this neighborhood truly stands out as special.