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 Salinas,
the Green St / Del Monte Ave neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
It used to be that most Americans lived on the farm, or otherwise made their
living from the land, the forests, or the sea. With global trade and an
economy increasingly based on providing services to one another, fewer
people farm, fish or harvest timber now than at any time in American history.
But according to NeighborhoodScout's leading analysis, the
Green St / Del Monte Ave neighborhood stands apart from most American neighborhood due
to the proportion of its residents still working in these fields. With 42.9%
of the workforce so employed, this neighborhood has a greater concentration
of such workers than 99.9% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Green St / Del Monte Ave neighborhood has more
Mexican ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 95.4% of
this neighborhood's residents have Mexican ancestry.
Green St / Del Monte Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 95.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 99.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: People
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research revealed that 99.7%
of the adult residents in the Green St / Del Monte Ave neighborhood do
not have a 4-year college degree, which is a lower rate of college graduated
adults than found in 99.0% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 Green St / Del Monte Ave
What is interesting to note, is that the Green St / Del Monte Ave
neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country
(53.6%) than are found in 98.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
The Green St / Del Monte Ave neighborhood is very densely populated compared to most U.S. neighborhoods. In fact, with 33,983 persons per square mile in the neighborhood, it is more packed with people than 97.6% of the nation's neighborhoods.
In addition, renter-occupied real estate is dominant in the Green St / Del Monte Ave neighborhood. The percentage of rental real estate here, according to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, is 83.4%, 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.