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: Diversity
Did you know that the Plaza Blvd / S Woodman St neighborhood has more
Asian and Sub-Saharan African ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 73.7% of
this neighborhood's residents have Asian ancestry and 6.2% have Sub-Saharan African ancestry.
Plaza Blvd / S Woodman St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 54.5% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Tagalog, which is the first language of the Philippine region, at home. This is a higher percentage than 99.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: People
One of the really interesting characteristics about the
Plaza Blvd / S Woodman St 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 1.1% 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 families with school-aged children.
In addition, an extraordinary 12.9% of the residents of the
Plaza Blvd / S Woodman St neighborhood are currently enrolled in college. This is
such a large part of life in this neighborhood that the neighborhood changes
a great deal with the change of semesters and is far quieter during
the summer when many students are away.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
With 3.8% of employed workers living in the
Plaza Blvd / S Woodman St neighborhood active in the military, this neighborhood has
the distinction of having a higher proportion of people in the military
than 98.6% of American neighborhoods. This is a major
shaper of the neighborhood's culture and character.
Furthermore, the Plaza Blvd / S Woodman St neighborhood has a greater proportion of
government workers living in it than 97.5% of the neighborhoods
in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. This is
a unique feature of this neighborhood, and one that shapes its character.
Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability
Do you like to be surrounded by people from all over the country or world,
with different perspectives and life experiences? Or do you instead prefer
to be in a neighborhood where most residents have lived there for a long
time, creating a sense of cohesiveness? NeighborhoodScout's analysis
reveals that this neighborhood stands out among American neighborhoods
for the uniqueness of the mobility of its residents.
What is interesting to note, is that the Plaza Blvd / S Woodman St
neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country
(52.9%) than are found in 98.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Car Ownership
American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or
three. But households in the Plaza Blvd / S Woodman St neighborhood buck
Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's
Analysis reveals that 41.0% of the households here have four, five,
or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 97.4% of
the neighborhoods in the nation.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the Plaza Blvd / S Woodman St stands out as rather unique in having nearly all of its residential real estate built in one time period, namely between 1970 and 1999, generally considered to be established, but not old housing. What you'll sense when you look around or drive the streets of this neighborhood is that many of the residences look the same because of this similarity of age. In fact, 96.7% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.
Furthermore, one way that the Plaza Blvd / S Woodman St neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 97.3% of the neighborhoods in America. When you walk or drive around this neighborhood, you'll instantly notice the size of the homes here which definitely makes a strong visual statement.