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 S 28th St / Ocean View Blvd neighborhood has more
Mexican ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 88.0% of
this neighborhood's residents have Mexican ancestry.
S 28th St / Ocean View Blvd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 78.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 98.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
From major sales accounts to fast-food workers, sales and service employees
are often the backbone of the local economy. In the S 28th St / Ocean View Blvd
neighborhood, they truly stand out. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis
identifies this neighborhood as having a higher percentage of sales and
service workers than 98.9% of all American neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: People
The S 28th St / Ocean View Blvd neighborhood has a greater percentage
of children living in poverty (70.0%) than found in
97.9% 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, the S 28th St / Ocean View Blvd neighborhood is unique for having just
5.1% of adults here having earned a bachelor's degree.
This is a lower rate of college graduates than NeighborhoodScout found
in 95.9% of America's neighborhoods.
Also, whether by choice, divorce, or unplanned pregnancy, single moms may have
the toughest job in the book. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals
that the S 28th St / Ocean View Blvd neighborhood has more single mother
households than 95.3% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
Often high concentrations of single mother homes can be a strong indicator
of family and social issues such as poverty, high rates of school dropouts,
crime, and other societal problems.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
Our research revealed that more commuters here take the bus to work
(18.6% ride the bus) than 96.5% of all American
neighborhoods. If you like the idea of leaving your car and home and
hopping the bus to work, this might be a good neighborhood for you to
Also, our research shows that more people carpool to work here in the
S 28th St / Ocean View Blvd (20.6%) than in 95.4% of the
neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
Being a walkable neighborhood can help increase property values for the simple reason that people enjoy it and value it. To put it plainly, despite our love affair with the automobile, American's enjoy taking to the streets, sidewalks, paths, and courtyards of a place to get a coffee, relax, and take in the sights and sounds. And, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive and first quantitative walkable score index, the S 28th St / Ocean View Blvd neighborhood is one of the most walkable neighborhoods in America.
In addition, renter-occupied real estate is dominant in the S 28th St / Ocean View Blvd neighborhood. The percentage of rental real estate here, according to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, is 83.1%, which is higher than 95.0% 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.