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 San Anselmo,
the Sir Francis Drake Blvd / Calumet Ave neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
In the Sir Francis Drake Blvd / Calumet Ave neighborhood, 3.2% of people ride
a ferry to work each day. This is a very high percentage compared to most places.
In fact, NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this is a higher level of ferry
ridership than in 99.7% of the neighborhoods in America.
Also, if your dream is to be able to ride your bike to work each day, look no
further than this unique neighborhood. With 5.8% of residents in
the Sir Francis Drake Blvd / Calumet Ave neighborhood commuting on a bicycle to and
from work daily, this neighborhood has more bicycle commuters than
98.1% of all neighborhoods in the U.S., according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.
Notable & Unique: People
One of the really interesting characteristics about the
Sir Francis Drake Blvd / Calumet Ave neighborhood is that, according to NeighborhoodScout's
exclusive research, it is an excellent choice in which to reside for
college students. Due to its popularity among college students who
already choose to live here, its walkability, and its above average
safety from crime, the neighborhood is ideal for prospective or
already-enrolled college students. Between semesters and during
school breaks, you'll notice that the excitement here fluctuates with
the college seasons. Despite the excitement however, parents of college-age
children can rest easy knowing that this
neighborhood has an above average safety rating. For each of these
reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the
top 1.0% of college-friendly places to live in
the state of California.
In addition to being an excellent choice for college students, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates, active retirees and families with school-aged children.
In addition, do you like to read, write, and learn? Are you curious about the world? If
so, this neighborhood may be a good fit for you. NeighborhoodScout's research
revealed that a full 66.4% of the adults living in the
Sir Francis Drake Blvd / Calumet Ave neighborhood have earned at least a bachelor's
degree. This is a higher rate than NeighborhoodScout found in 95.1%
of U.S. neighborhoods. In this way, this neighborhood truly stands out.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Sir Francis Drake Blvd / Calumet Ave neighborhood has more
Russian and Eastern European ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 7.8% of
this neighborhood's residents have Russian ancestry and 1.5% have Eastern European ancestry.
Sir Francis Drake Blvd / Calumet Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.3% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak French at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 96.5% of the neighborhoods in America.