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 Francisco,
the Avalon Ave / Peru 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
More people ride the bus in this neighborhood each day to get to work
than 99.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Also, if you like to ride a ferry to work, this neighborhood may be for you.
NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 0.4% of the Avalon Ave / Peru Ave
neighborhood's commuters ride a ferry to and from work each day, which is more than we found in
98.5% of America's neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Avalon Ave / Peru Ave neighborhood has more
Asian and Ukrainian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 37.3% of
this neighborhood's residents have Asian ancestry and 1.6% have Ukrainian ancestry.
Avalon Ave / Peru Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 26.1% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Chinese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 99.5% 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 Avalon Ave / Peru Ave
What is interesting to note, is that the Avalon Ave / Peru Ave
neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country
(50.4%) than are found in 97.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: People
Avalon Ave / Peru Ave has the amazing distinction of housing more same
sex couples living together than 97.1% of neighborhoods
in the U.S. If you are seeking such a neighborhood, NeighborhoodScout's
analysis shows that this is one place that you should consider.
In addition, with a nice mix of college students, safety from crime, and decent
walkability, the Avalon Ave / Peru Ave neighborhood rates highly
as a college student friendly place to live, and one that college
students and their parents may want to consider. NeighborhoodScout's
analysis shows that it rates more highly for a good place for college
students to live than 89% of the neighborhoods in
CA. This often also means that the area has certain amenities
and services geared towards college students, from undergraduates to
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
If you like crowded places, then you will probably enjoy the Avalon Ave / Peru Ave neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive data analysis, this neighborhood is more densely populated than 96.4% of neighborhoods in the U.S., with 25,649 people per square mile living here. Even if you drive or take transit to your place of employment, many
people enjoy being able to walk in their neighborhood. What many people
don't realize is that most of America's premier vacation locations are
also very walkable. The Avalon Ave / Peru Ave neighborhood is among
the top 5% of American neighborhoods in terms of walkability.
In addition, if you love row houses and attached homes, you will probably really like the Avalon Ave / Peru Ave 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, 29.4% of the residential real estate here is classified as row houses and attached homes.