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: Modes of Transportation
If you like to ride a ferry to work, this neighborhood may be for you.
NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 0.8% of the Avalon Ave / Edinburgh St
neighborhood's commuters ride a ferry to and from work each day, which is more than we found in
99.1% of America's neighborhoods.
Also, more people ride the bus in this neighborhood each day to get to work
than 98.8% of U.S. neighborhoods.
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 Avalon Ave / Edinburgh St
neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country
(58.1%) than are found in 99.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
The Avalon Ave / Edinburgh St neighborhood is very densely populated compared to most U.S. neighborhoods. In fact, with 37,283 persons per square mile in the neighborhood, it is more packed with people than 97.9% of the nation's neighborhoods. 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 Avalon Ave / Edinburgh St neighborhood is one of the most walkable neighborhoods in America.
In addition, if you love row houses and attached homes, you will probably really like the Avalon Ave / Edinburgh St neighborhood. The ambiance, the charm, of row houses is something special. And in sheer abundance of row houses, this neighborhood truly stands out. The real estate here has a higher proportion of row houses and attached homes than nearly any neighborhood in America. In fact, 25.0% of the residential real estate here is classified as row houses and attached homes.
Furthermore, do you watch 'This Old House' on Public Television? Do you love the idea of fixing up a Colonial or Victorian era home, complete with the charm of yesteryear? Do you like to stroll or drive streets lined with gracious older residences? If you found yourself nodding yes to any of these questions, you are going to be interested in this unique neighborhood. The Avalon Ave / Edinburgh St neighborhood stands out on a national scale for the sheer concentration of historic residences it contains: 61.0% of the residential real estate here was built from 1939 or earlier, some much earlier. This is a greater concentration of historic homes than 95.7% of the neighborhoods in the United States.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Avalon Ave / Edinburgh St neighborhood has more
Asian and Cuban ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 36.8% of
this neighborhood's residents have Asian ancestry and 1.9% have Cuban ancestry.
Avalon Ave / Edinburgh St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 12.9% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Tagalog, which is the first language of the Philippine region, at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 99.7% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 Avalon Ave / Edinburgh St
neighborhood, they truly stand out. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis
identifies this neighborhood as having a higher percentage of sales and
service workers than 98.0% of all American neighborhoods.